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Richmond Area Health Center to Hold Healthy School Year Drive

RICHMOND - Richmond Area Health Center is holding a Healthy School Year Drive from August 13th through August 17th. The event will support students at Marcia Buker Elementary School.  The staff of Richmond Area Health Center wants to provide local students with healthy snacks, items that promote physical activity, and toiletry items. Their goal is to help as many local students as possible!

Requested items include:
Non-perishable snacks
Jump Ropes
Hand Sanitizer

All items may be dropped off at Richmond Area Health Center, located at 24 Gardiner Street, Richmond, ME. For more information, call 207.737.4359.  

The event is being held in celebration of National Health Center Week, which runs from August 12th - 18th. This year’s theme for National Health Center Week is “Celebrating America’s Health Centers:  Home of America’s Healthcare Heroes.” One of the bright spots in America’s health care system, Community Health Centers serve more than 27 million Americans, a number that continues to grow along with the demand for affordable primary care.


Richmond Area Health Center is part of HealthReach Community Health Centers, a group of eleven Federally Qualified Health Centers in Central and Western Maine. Richmond offers a range of services including family medical care, counseling, and care management to residents of Richmond, Gardiner, Litchfield, Dresden, Bowdoinham, Augusta, Pittston, and neighboring towns. A reduced fee program is available to uninsured and underinsured residents.

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