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Miramar Health Center to host Mobile Food Bank

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September 28, 2017

Second Harvest Mobile Food bank scheduled for October 4

PASCO – Miramar Health Center will be center stage for Second Harvest’s Mobile Food Bank, Wednesday, October 4, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Miramar Health Center is located at 1608 N. Road 44 in Pasco.

The mobile food bank distribution will include approximately 8,500 – 10,000 pounds of fresh produce and other fresh foods, enough to feed 250 households. The event is open to all individuals and families in need of food assistance. The distribution will be held rain or shine. No documentation is necessary to participate.

Those planning to attend are asked to bring a box, bag or other container for their food. Additional information about the distribution is available by calling Second Harvest’s Mobile Food Bank Information Line at (509) 252-6270.

“We are thrilled to be able to help provide nutritious fresh food for area families as part of our ongoing commitment to the improved health of our communities,” Matt Davy, Miramar Health Center Clinic Director said.

The event is sponsored in part by Second Harvest, Miramar Health Center and Coordinated Care.

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Miramar Health Center is part of the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic Network of Care: The Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that provides comprehensive medical, dental, and social services for more than 141,000 people throughout the Pacific Northwest. Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic employs 1,390 full-time staff and more than 600 part-time staff, medical residents, dental residents, students and volunteers. Facilities: 19 medical clinics, 10 dental clinics, 57 programs. Locations: Washington State clinics are located in Grandview, Prosser, Pasco, Spokane, Sunnyside, Toppenish, Yakima, Walla Walla and Wapato. In Oregon, clinics are located in Hermiston, Portland, Salem and Woodburn. Visit: www.yvfwc.com