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Release Date: August 2, 2011
HRCHC Contact: Communications Department
Telephone: 207-660-9914

Help a neighbor during National Health Center Week food drive

Help a neighbor during National Health Center Week food driveSTRONG – National Health Center Week is August 7-13, and to celebrate, the Strong Area Health Center will be holding a food drive to benefit the local food bank at The Salem Economic Ministry. Donations may be dropped off anytime during normal business hours at the health center located at 177 North Main Street in Strong, from Monday, August 8 – Friday, August 19.

"We are a 'community health center' serving populations in Strong and surrounding communities," says Practice Manager Jewellyn Baker. "We feel that a food drive is a great way to celebrate our community and encourage our neighbors to help each other."

A drop box will be conveniently located in the health center’s waiting area through August 19. Patients and the general public are encouraged to donate canned goods and non-perishable food items.

For more information about the Strong Area Health Center community food drive, please call (207) 684-4010.

Strong Area Health Center is a practice of HealthReach Community Health Centers, a system of eleven federally qualified health centers in central and western Maine. Dedicated providers deliver high quality health care to citizens in over 80 rural communities. To ensure access for everyone, HealthReach accepts Medicare, MaineCare and major insurances. In addition, we offer an Affordable Care Program to uninsured and underinsured residents and assist with applications for other programs that help with the cost of health care and medications. A private, non-profit organization with a 35-year history, HealthReach is funded by patient fees, grants and individual donations.

177 North Main Street     Strong   Maine   04983  Tel: (207) 684-4010  Fax:(207) 684-3368 Directions