Pop-Up Pantry Parties Popping up in Georgia in March


Amerigroup Community Care, one of Georgia’s leading providers of Medicaid managed care benefits, has joined Action Ministries in the effort to fight hunger and promote healthy lifestyles across Georgia. Amerigroup has sponsored a meal truck that will be used by Action Ministries to deliver free meals to individuals and families in need. The two organizations will unveil this new delivery truck during Amerigroup’s Pop-Up Pantry Party tour, a mobile food distribution effort that will travel across Georgia to distribute free meals, host cooking classes, provide free health screenings and promote healthy lifestyles. The Pop-Up Pantry Party launches its tour in Gainesville, Ga., and will make eight stops throughout the month of March:

March 4, 2017
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
East Hall Community Center, 3911 P Davison Road, Gainesville GA 30507

March 11, 2017
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Martin Luther King Elementary School, 350 30th Ave, Columbus, GA 31903

March 16, 2017
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
College Park Library, 3647 Main St, College Park, GA 30337

March 18, 2017
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
King-Danforth Boys and Girls Club Gymnasium, 1301 Shurling Dr., Macon, Ga 31217

March 22, 2017
6 – 8 p.m.
Cobb Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Pkwy SE, Marietta, GA 30060

March 23, 2017
5:30 – 7:30 p.m 
West Broad Street YMCA, 1110 May St., Savannah, GA 31415

March 25, 2017
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Tift Park Community Market, N Jefferson St 7 5th Ave, Albany, GA

March 30, 2017
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Kroc Center of Augusta, 1833 Broad Street Augusta, GA 30904

During each Pop-Up Pantry Party event, attendees will receive free family meal packs and have the opportunity to participate in cooking demonstrations. Clinicians will be onsite to answer questions and offer health tips about various topics such as obesity, diabetes, nutrition and wellness. Additionally, no-cost health screenings, Zumba and fitness demonstrations will be presented to help participants take charge of their health and identify fun ways to jump-start healthy habits.

Download the press release here: Amerigroup to Host Pop-up Pantries in March

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