YMCA strives to bring healthy food to Baton Rouge by giving away 200 boxes of produce

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The YMCA is distributing 200 boxes of produce to the community in the Capital Area Friday, August 20.

The YMCA has partnered with Top Box Foods and HealthyBR’s Geaux Get Healthy in a mission to nourish the community through healthy foods at t drive-thru event at A. C. Lewis YMCA, 350 South Foster Drive, Baton Rouge, La 70806 starting at 11 am.

The boxes will also contain healthy recipes created by the Y’s Registered Dietitian, Sarah Broekhoven.

The Y continues to fulfill the desired outcomes of it’s strategic plan, ensuring that diverse, underserved and isolated communities feel supported by the Y. This program is an example of expanding the Y’s response to help address food insecurity in our community with funding from the Albertsons Companies Foundation to support marginalized communities.

YMCA of the Capital Area

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