Help Sparrow Carson Hospital feed the hungry during annual Harvest Gathering food drive
Friday, October 9, 2015
Posted by: Michelle Rahl
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 9, 2015
CARSON CITY, MI. – Sparrow Carson Hospital is seeking donations of food and cash as part of the annual Michigan Harvest Gathering campaign, which runs through Nov. 5.
Nonperishable food items and cash donations will be collected from Caregivers, the region and volunteers to help needy individuals in the communities surrounding Sparrow Carson Hospital.
Each year, one in 10 people in Michigan rely on the food bank network for emergency food assistance. For more than a decade, Sparrow Carson Hospital has participated with the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) and the Michigan Association of Healthcare Advocates (MAHA) in their primary sponsorship of this statewide food- and fund-raising campaign. The program is designed to use contributions within the communities where items are donated.
The best items to donate include commercially canned fruits, vegetables and soup; canned meals such as spaghetti, ravioli and beef stew; tuna and canned meats; peanut butter; baby food and infant formula; unopened dry foods such as cereal, dry beans, boxed mixes; and personal hygiene and paper products, including disposable diapers.
Please avoid home-canned or perishable items such as bread or fresh fruit, or items out of date.
Bins are now placed throughout Sparrow Carson Hospital and its clinic locations to collect donations of nonperishable grocery and food items through Nov. 5, the public may drop off donations at the following locations:
Sparrow Medical Group Carson, 102 S. Third Street, Suite 100, Carson City
Sparrow Medical Group Fowler, 11017 W. 3rd Street, Fowler
Sparrow Medical Group Greenville, 1014 E. Washington Street, Greenville
Sparrow Medical Group Lyons, 505 E. Bridge Street, Lyons
Sparrow Medical Group Pediatrics Carson City, 245 S. Second Street, Carson City
Sparrow Medical Group Stanton, 545 N. State Street, Stanton
For more information about Sparrow Carson Hospital’s 2015 Michigan Harvest Gathering food drive, contact Ben Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org. Choose Wisely. Choose Sparrow.
Sparrow Carson Hospital is a subsidiary of Sparrow Health System, a member of the prestigious Mayo Clinic Care Network. As mid-Michigan’s premier health care organization, Sparrow includes hospitals in Lansing, St. Johns, Ionia and Carson City as well as Physicians Health Plan, Sparrow Physicians Health Network, the Sparrow Medical Group and the Michigan Athletic Club. Sparrow is affiliated with Michigan State University’s three human health colleges. Through these partnerships and the dedication of our 10,000 Caregivers, Sparrow pursues a vision to be nationally recognized as a leader in quality and Patient experience. For more information, visit Sparrow.org.