We Cook. We Deliver.
We Teach. We Care.
- - David, Open Hand Client
I would not be sitting here today without Open Hand, their volunteers, and these spectacular meals.
- - Jennifer, daughter of Open Hand Client
Open Hand allows us to feel confident that my mom is getting the nutrition she needs without having to worry about how we'll make it happen.
- - Precious, Open Hand Client
Open Hand has been there for me through open heart surgery and a stroke that severely affected my mobility. I haven't been able to go to the grocery store, so fresh produce from market baskets has been great! It's delicious and really helpful to me.
- - Open Hand Client
Open Hand's heart-healthy meals made it so much easier to manage my health... my doctors were incredibly impressed with how much managing my nutrition in this way contributed to my recovery from end-stage congestive heart failure.
Partner With Us
We have many corporations, community groups, health systems, and more across Georgia who help our clients get the meals they need. We're grateful to have so many wonderful partners, and know that together, we can continue to serve even more Georgians in need.
Food as Medicine
If all people with at least 1 diet sensitive condition received access to medically-tailored meals, in just the first year of service 1,594,000 hospitalizations
could be avoided.
Honoring World AIDS Day
December 1st is World AIDS Day, and one of our incredible Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs), Jennifer Baugh, wanted to speak to the work she does with those living with HIV/AIDS here in Atlanta through her work with Open Hand.Read More
Nutrition Education: On Demand
Open Hand has partnered with the Administration for Community Living for a few years now to expand access to quality, accessible, and evidenced-based nutrition education provided by Registered Dietitian Nutritionists. Last week, we officially published the twelfth and final (for now!) video on our website for folks to access.Read More
Looking Back and Looking Forward
St. Barts holds an important and meaningful place in our history, and we're so honored to be able to once again gather in this sacred space 35 years later. In 1988, the kitchen at St. Bart's was probably no more than 5,000 square feet. We could've never imagined back then that we'd grow to become who we are now: one of the largest community-based providers of home-delivered meals and nutrition education in the country.Read More