Open Hand Cooking Matters Partners with VA Health

Open Hand Atlanta is proud to partner with the Atlanta VA Health Care System to support a new program serving nutrition insecure veterans living at or below the federal poverty level.

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Good Measure Meals: Back and Better than Ever

As you may be aware, Open Hand was forced to put our Good Measure Meals social enterprise on pause during the pandemic so that we could focus all of our resources on meeting the exponential increase in the demand for meals for Open Hand Atlanta's vulnerable clients.

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Studying Food Security Along Buford Highway Corridor

Open Hand Atlanta recently completed a study that provides policy and program recommendations that support healthy food access for the residents along the Buford Highway corridor.

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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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