Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Patrons visiting these restaurants will have 25 percent or more of their bill donated to Open Hand.
The 21st Annual Dining Out for Life event to benefit Open Hand will be held Wednesday, April 24, 2013, and several local restaurants are participating. Dining Out for Life is one of Open Hand's largest annual fundraising events. Thousands of people from all over the metro Atlanta area will choose their favorite participating restaurant and dine out for breakfast, lunch and/or dinner, knowing that 25 percent or more of their bill will be donated by the restaurant to benefit the community nutrition programs of Open Hand. Here are our community's participating restaurants:
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Metro area family of three has volunteered more than 1,000 hours during the last year for the Atlanta nonprofit that delivers more than 5,500 meals daily to those challenged by or looking to prevent chronic disease or disability.
During this Thanksgiving and holiday season, what do you count among your blessings? For Open Hand volunteer, Scott Smith, he's thankful for the physical and mental abilities to be able to serve others. The Marietta resident and Georgia Tech graduate works 50-plus hours a week as a financial planner for Morgan Stanley, but also finds time to carve out a few hours every Thursday morning to deliver meals for those in need. The Atlanta nonprofit Open Hand, located at 176 Ottley Drive on the cusp of Midtown and Buckhead, is the largest provider of home-delivered, medically appropriate meals and nutrition education in the U.S., delivering more than 5,500 meals daily to those challenged by or looking to prevent chronic disease or disability. “I …
Friday, May 11, 2012
Open Hand is the largest provider of home-delivered, medically appropriate meals and nutrition education in the U.S., delivering more than 5,500 meals daily to those challenged by or looking to prevent chronic disease or disability.
Thursday was a beautiful day, a great day to give “Give 5.” Give 5 is Patch’s ongoing volunteering initiative and a part of Patch's mission to give back to communities in a variety of ways, one of which of course is informing it with strong reporting through one of our more than 850 sites. You can’t truly serve a community unless you provide the help it needs most, which is why giving back is so important to us. We do it as part of our coverage — in a dedicated space that lets local charities and volunteers find each other — and with “Give 5,” through which we donate free advertising space to charitable organizations and contribute our own time as volunteers. Many Midtown residents give back year round. How do you give back to the Midtown …
Monday, March 19, 2012
The 17,000-square-foot facility expansion begins Tuesday and will nearly triple the size of Open Hand’s current facility on Ottley Drive.
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Monday, March 19, 2012
Atlanta nonprofit Open Hand, the nation’s largest community-based provider of home-delivered meals, will dig into a 17,000-square-foot facility expansion with a celebratory ceremony on Tuesday morning. The expansion was essential and will nearly triple the size of Open Hand’s current facility; addressing the organization’s critical need for a larger, more efficient facility to increase meal production. Open Hand provides more than 5,000 meals and nutrition education to clients across Metro Atlanta every day and recently delivered its 20 millionth meal. The expansion, which comes on the heels of the nonprofit’s successful Capital Expansion Campaign that raised $4.2 million as a result of donations from philanthropic foundations, corporate …