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Open Arms is now SHIPPING meals to individuals in greater Minnesota!

Ever since we started serving meals way back in 1986, we have continually opened our arms wider to nourish and comfort as many neighbors in need as possible. We are now proud to announce that we are finally living up … Continue reading

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Drive-Thru and get your Holiday Treats!

Each year during the holiday season, our bakers are hard at work making cookies, macarooons, and other sweets. This has been a challenging year for all of us, so we are especially thrilled to once again offer our signature sweets, … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Update (11/21/2020)

Hello Friends, In light of the many conversations everyone is having around rising COVID rates in Minnesota, we wanted to update you on what Open Arms is doing. As you may know, Open Arms of Minnesota is considered an essential … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Chefs talk turkey with Open Arms on “Give to the Max Day”!

On Give to the Max Day, Thursday, November 19, at 7:00 pm, join Stephanie March from Mpls.St.Paul Magazine for a free livestream event called Talkin’ Turkey! She’ll be chatting with award-winning chefs from around the Twin Cities, including Gavin Kaysen … Continue reading

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Try our Lunch & Learn recipes!

During session four of our virtual Lunch & Learn livestream series, our kitchen team prepared delicious food in Open Arms’ kitchen and bakery. Check out recipes below for Chef Kevin’s Dry Brined Roasted Chicken, Lead Baker Kari’s Beed Seed Bars, … Continue reading

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Sign up for Lunch & Learn season 2!

Lunch & Learn season #2

We have heard from so many of you, who are wanting to know how things are going at Open Arms. Well, we can tell you that we’re busier than ever, now delivering medically tailored meals to the most clients ever in our 34-year history.  But do you want a closer peek behind … Continue reading

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Open Arms servicing Ramsey County residents impacted by COVID-19

At Open Arms of Minnesota, there’s always room for one more at the table! Since our humble beginnings in 1986 delivering meals in response to the AIDS epidemic, we have sought to expand our services to as many critically-ill neighbors as possible. Today, amid another … Continue reading

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Social Determinants of Health Month

August is Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Month. SDOH are the social and economic factors that impact the differences in the health status among people and groups of people. These SDOH conditions, often shaped by public policy, influence a person’s … Continue reading

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Open Arms supports the MTM Bill of 2020 (H.R. 6774)

Open Arms and other members of the Food Is Medicine Coalition are excited to support the Medically Tailored Home-Delivered Meal Demonstration Pilot Act of 2020 (H.R. 6774) introduced by the members of the Bipartisan Food Is Medicine Working Group: Reps. … Continue reading

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Open Arms has NEW merch available NOW!

Open Arms has BRAND NEW swag for purchase on our website and in our building! From fresh t-shirts and cute tanks to snazzy hats and cool bandannas, now you can update your wardrobe and support your favorite local nonprofit organization … Continue reading

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