Vidant R-CH presents community benefit grants

Published 5:22 pm Tuesday, August 14, 2018

AHOSKIE – Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital leaders presented over $100,000 in community benefit grants to 13 agencies and organizations for the year.

Community Benefit Grants are administered by Vidant Health Foundation in partnership with local regional hospitals and their local communities. Since this program began, more than 1.2 M in grants have been awarded to local Roanoke-Chowan agencies and organizations in Hertford, Gates and Northampton counties.

Agencies receiving grant awards this year include:

Albemarle Commission Corporation – Meals on Wheels – Gates County

Albemarle Regional Health Services – Gates Partners for Health

Food Bank of the Albemarle – Supplemental Food Programs in Gates, Hertford, and Northampton counties

Gates County Cooperative Extension – FCS Programs

Hertford County Cooperative Extension – Steps to Health/Adult Nutrition Program – Hertford County

Hertford County Office of Aging – S.P.I.C.E. for Life Program

Albemarle Regional Health Services – Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis Program

Mental Health America of Eastern North Carolina – Peer Navigation Program Hertford County

Northampton County Cooperative Extension – Diabetes Support Program

Northampton County Cooperative Extension – Adult Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program – Northampton County

Northampton County Schools – Fuel My Backpack Program

Roanoke-Chowan Community Health Center – Diabetes Self-Management/Education Program

Town of Murfreesboro – Recreation and Community Health