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Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee Receives $150,000 From Amerigroup Foundation to Continue 'Food as Medicine' Program

Nashville, Tenn. – June 7, 2023 – Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee announced today a $150,000 grant from the Amerigroup Foundation, a philanthropic arm of Elevance Health Foundation, to continue the ‘Food as Medicine’ program. This initiative will support Second Harvest as it collaborates with Neighborhood Health to screen patients for food insecurity during health care visits. The health care partner will then connect patients who screen positive for food insecurity to food assistance resources onsite at health care facilities and at community-based food pantries and meal programs...

 

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