Open Hand Views Food Through a Health-Focused Lens

By: Matthew Pieper, Executive Director

I believe everyone engaged with Open Hand understands the food is love aspect of our mission. It is likely the primary reason so many caring and compassionate people come to work or volunteer their time on our campus. I also believe that the food is medicine aspect of our mission is understood – at least on the surface.

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Party in the Kitchen Thursday, September 30, 2021

Our PITK Co-Chairs Helen S. Carlos, Chef Gerry Klaskala, Chef Kevin Rathbun, and Carmen Titelman are excited to have you join us for this year's event. We'll once again gather together for an evening of music, cocktails, and exquisite cuisine prepared by the most talented chefs from many of Atlanta’s finest restaurants.

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Open Hand Supports Medically-Tailored Meals Policy

Open Hand Atlanta, as a proud member of the Food is Medicine Coalition, recently sent a letter to Secretary Xavier Becerra, the new secretary of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, in support of pending Medically Tailored Meals (MTM) legislation.

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Getting to The Heart of Caregiving

After falling out of touch for a few years, James found out that his friend Larry was in critical condition. Doctors gave him only 3-6 months to live. James, a retired nurse, couldn't bear to see Larry spend what time he had left alone. “So I decided I wanted him to come live with me."

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Dining Out For Life Apr 26-May 2!

By: ajone

Please support our generous restaurant partners during Dining Out For Life Week by dining in, grabbing take out, or calling in a delivery.

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Open Hand Supports South Georgians Hit Hard by Pandemic

With generous funding from United Healthcare, Open Hand recently launched Cooking Matters for Healthcare Providers in south Georgia -- an area severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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