Healthy Living Food Drive for Veterans - Butler VA Health Care System
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Butler VA Health Care System

 

Healthy Living Food Drive for Veterans

January 5, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY

Healthy Living Food Drive for Veterans

VA Butler is Helping Veterans Eat Healthier in 2017

What: In an effort to help Veterans start off 2017 eating healthier, the Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Program Committee at VA Butler is organizing a food drive. Non-expired, non-perishable food items will be collected throughout the month of January for Veterans in need.

Who: Employees, volunteers, and the community are encouraged to bring in non-expired, non-perishable food items.

When: Food collection will be during the entire month of January. Food will be distributed to local Veterans in need during the month of February.

Where: VA Butler Healthcare; 325 New Castle Road; Butler, PA 16001

Food Drop-off Locations:

  • Primary Care Main Entrance (Basement)
  • Main Entrance (First Floor)
  • Room 516W
  • Wellness Center

Background: The Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Program at VA Butler Healthcare is teaching Veterans how to live a healthier lifestyle today and in the future through VA programs such as MOVE! (Weight Management Program for Veterans), My HealtheVet, Tobacco Cessation, Nutritional Services, and much more. Learn more about VA Butler’s health and wellness programs at: www.butler.va.gov/services/Health_and_Wellness.asp.

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