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YESvember 2022 Central

Here’s everything you need to know about Yesvember 2022 at Open Arms! November is a magical month for Open Arms of Minnesota. Since 2015, Open Arms has turned NOvember into

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Open Arms Named as a Recipient of FIMC Grant

The Food is Medicine Coalition has been gifted a $1.4 Million grant from DaVita Inc. to provide 100,000 medically-tailored meals to individuals with critical illnesses. Open Arms is 1 of 4 nonprofits around the country receiving grant money from this donation.

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TOAST! 2022: Charcoal Champions

TOAST!, Open Arms volunteer appreciation celebration is back! After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, we are thrilled to bring back TOAST! to celebrate and thank our amazing volunteers.

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Cupcakes For A Cause 2022

lunds & byerlys’ cupcakes for a cause returns for august! Our friends at Lunds & Byerlys are hosting their annual Cupcakes for a Cause fundraiser, benefiting Open Arms! Throughout the entire month

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Minnesota LIVE @ Open Arms

Minnesota LiVE, LIVE AT OPEN ARMS KSTP Anchor, Megan Newquist, dropped by Open Arms headquarters for several live interviews with Open Arms staff and volunteers as a part of Minnesota

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February is Black History Month, when we listen, uplift, and honor the experiences, contributions, and legacies of Black people in America. We encourage you to explore this list of resources from @racejusticeed (link in bio) to learn more about why we celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth.
Open Arms has been chosen as the 2023 @lakewindsfoodcoop Community Giving Round Up recipient during the month of February at all 3 locations in Chanhassen, Minnetonka, and Richfield. If you shop at Lakewinds, or know someone who does, please encourage them to round up this month. Proceeds benefit our Open Farms program, allowing us to continue growing fresh, local, nutritious vegetables for our clients’ meals. #RoundUp #FoodIsMedicine
We had a blast marching in this year's King Boreas Grande Day Parade dressed as frozen vegetables! Here are some highlights. #StPaulWinterCarnival #GrandeDayParade #FoodIsMedicine
Today, we #OpenTheArchives by remembering our founder, Bill Rowe!
Happy Friday from Open Arms! It’s been a busy week of preparing, packaging, and delivering #medicallytailoredmeals to our clients! We wish you a wonderful weekend and hope to see you at the Grande Parade in downtown St. Paul tomorrow! As temperatures plunge once again in Minnesota, here is a photo from one of our #OpenFarms in warmer times.
Today, Open Arms serves #medicallytailoredmeals to 1400+ clients, their loved ones, and caregivers across Minnesota. #FoodIsMedicine
Have you subscribed to the Weekly DISH? It’s our email newsletter that keeps you up to date on all things Open Arms, delivered straight to your inbox. Sign up for the DISH today using the link in our bio.
Open Arms will be a participant in the 2023 King Boreas Grande Day Parade in downtown St. Paul this Saturday from 2-4 pm as part of the @stpaulwintercarnival. Watch for the Open Arms delivery van along with staff and volunteers dressed in vegetable costumes! The parade route will go down West 7th Street at Smith to 5th Street to Washington to 4th Street. We’ll be spreading the word about volunteer opportunities and our new St. Paul Kitchen & Campus. See you there! Click the link in our bio for more information.
Open Arms has been cooking, preparing, and delivering nourishing meals to our neighbors with critical illnesses since 1986.
Got some extra time in the afternoons? Looking for a 2-hour feel-good opportunity located on the East side of the Twin Cities? Our volunteer shifts packing client meals in St. Paul from 2:30–4:30 pm or 5-7 pm need some love! We have complimentary hats for any newbies and if you bring a buddy, we have happy hour gift cards for you to enjoy after you finish your shift! Use the link in our bio to learn more and sign up for a volunteer shift. #Volunteer #foodismedicine ddy, we have happy hour gift cards for you to enjoy after you finish your shift! Use the link in our bio to learn more and sign up for a volunteer shift. #Volunteer #FoodIsMedicine
Looking for work? Open Arms is hiring for several new positions including a Chief Financial Officer, Senior Manager of Client Services, Senior Manager of Nutrition, Senior Manager of Logistics and Delivery, Kitchen Floor Manager, Food Services Worker, and Volunteer Engagement & Groups Coordinator!
 
Visit our careers page to learn more about our open roles using the link in our bio!
Welcome to Open Arms! We believe that food is medicine, and there's always room for one more at our table.
DELIVERY DRIVERS NEEDED: We have lots of open routes today in St. Paul. If you are willing and able to pick up a delivery route AND are a registered driver with us, email Nate at nate@openarmsmn.org! If you haven’t registered yet, sign up at https://www.openarmsmn.org/volunteer/volunteer-individuals/ to drive with us in the future (link in bio).
Want to volunteer in our kitchen? There are lots of opportunities to pick up kitchen shifts in BOTH Minneapolis and St. Paul. Come volunteer, meet some new friends, and make a difference in the lives of our critically ill and vulnerable neighbors across Minnesota. Use the link in our bio to sign up for a shift!
Want to help nourish your Minnesota neighbors with critical illnesses? A kitchen shift is a great way to get involved. It's easy and fun and there's a good chance you'll make some new friends in the process. Sign up for a kitchen shift today using the link in our bio. No cooking experience needed!
"This program is such a blessing. I truly don't think I'd be able to stay in my home without it. It's just lovely. I don't think I can say how grateful I feel to have these wonderful meals. It's made my life so much more bearable. Thank you." - A Client of Open Arms
We are closed today to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As an organization committed to doing our part to contribute to racial justice both within our community and outside of it, we’re proud to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Day. Our team of staff and volunteers will return tomorrow to continue to serve #medicallytailoredmeals to our neighbors with critical illnesses.

Join us for our Open House Celebration! 

YOU are invited to an Open House Celebration for the entire community at our new Open Arms St. Paul Kitchen & Campus! Please join us on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 2-5 p.m. Stop in with family and friends and explore the facility, play games, win prizes, and enter a drawing for fun giveaways.