News

Reflections on 2023

By: Matthew Pieper, Executive Director

As I look back on this past year, I'm not sure that I've ever been more proud of how our Board, staff, volunteers, and numerous community partners pulled together to have an unprecedented year of positive impact on the many clients we serve. 

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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.

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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.

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Supporting Open Hand on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving driven through the powerful connections of the community. This year, our fundraising goal is simple, and there are many ways you can get involved all month long in our Giving Tuesday campaign!

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Looking Back and Looking Forward

By: Matthew Pieper, Executive Director

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.

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An Update On Our Capital Campaign

By: Matthew Pieper, Executive Director

Two years ago, we launched The Healing Power of Food, a capital campaign to raise the funds needed, and I'm pleased to report that we are making great progress toward achieving our goal.

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