Our first ingredient is always love
Open Hand is proudly one of the largest community-based providers of medically tailored meals in the United States.
What is a medically tailored meal?
Medically tailored meals are delivered to individuals living with severe illness and who are homebound through a referral from a medical professional or healthcare plan. Meals are specifically designed for their diagnosis, as well as the additional complications that come with that illness. Our medically tailored meals are prepared and cooked in an effort to improve health outcomes, because we believe food is medicine.
Our delicious, healthy meals are:
All our meals meet or exceed standards set by the American Heart Association, National Kidney Foundation, and American Diabetes Association.
Approved by RDNs
Our Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) design and approve each of our meals to be nutritionally balanced before they're delivered directly to our clients' doors by trained staff and volunteers.
We strive to provide a wide-range of meal options to fit a wide range of preferences, because healthy food should still be delicious.
High-quality and accessible
Open Hand has a higher standard for nutrition than other organizations. We source nutrient-dense ingredients and high quality, lean proteins. Meals are delivered directly to clients' doorsteps, 365 days a year, so they never have to worry about where their next meal will come from.
Our meals meet a variety of dietary needs.
All of our meals are heart healthy, diabetes friendly, and monitored by our team of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists. Our most common meal line is Healthy Balance, which is appropriate for most of our clients. We also offer the following meals for those with additional dietary needs: