Press Release

RELEASE DATE:10/04/16
HEALTHREACH CONTACT:Communications Department
TELEPHONE:207.660.9914
EMAIL:Communications@HealthReach.org

Food Mobile to Visit Rangeley Family Medicine this month

The October 26 food distribution is the first of three the Health Center will host in 2016

WHAT: Good Shepherd Food Bank’s Food Mobile will be distributing food, including fresh produce, meat, and non-perishable items to people in need in the Rangeley area.
 
WHO: Anyone in need of emergency food assistance in Rangeley and the surrounding area is welcome to attend.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 10:30 AM to noon

WHERE: Rangeley Family Medicine, 42 Dallas Hill Road, Rangeley

WHY: Good Shepherd Food Bank's Food Mobile program allows us to expand our outreach to Maine's neediest and most underserved communities. Designed to be a low-barrier distribution, our Food Mobile visits communities with a demand for emergency and supplemental food that has outgrown the capacity of local food pantries.
 
This distribution has been made possible through the generosity of the Lucia P. Fulton Foundation. 

For more information about this Food Mobile distribution, please contact Rangeley Family Medicine at (207) 864-3303.

Additional Food Mobile distributions will take place on Wednesday, November 30 and Wednesday, December 28, 2016 from 10:30 AM to noon.

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About Good Shepherd Food Bank
The largest hunger relief organization in Maine, Good Shepherd Food Bank provides for those at risk of hunger by acquiring surplus and purchased food and distributing that food to more than 400 partner agencies across Maine.  Since 1981, the Food Bank has partnered with individuals, businesses, and farmers to alleviate hunger and build community relationships.  In 2014 the Food Bank distributed 21 million pounds of food to families in need through its programs and partner network.  Phone:  (207) 782-3554; Website:  www.gsfb.org; Facebook: www.facebook.com/feedingmaine; Twitter: www.twitter.com/feedingmaine.

About Rangeley Family Medicine
Rangeley Family Medicine is part of HealthReach Community Health Centers, a group of eleven Federally Qualified Health Centers in Central and Western Maine. Rangeley offers a range of services including family medical care, counseling, and care management to residents of Rangeley, Oquossoc, Stratton, Phillips, Eustis, Avon and neighboring towns. Our reduced fee program is available to uninsured and underinsured residents.

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