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Cereal Drive to Benefit Community Food Bank of Central Alabama

Jun 6, 2017

Join Our Community-Wide Effort to Provide a Healthy Breakfast to Those in Need

June 6, 2017 – Birmingham, AL. – Brookwood Baptist Health is leading a community effort to provide a healthy breakfast to those struggling with hunger and is inviting the public to help.  The Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive benefiting the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama runs through June 9. Citizens Baptist Medical Center cereal donations will benefit the Samaritan House in Talladega, AL.

“At Brookwood Baptist Health we recognize the impact hunger has on health and nutrition, and our staff is eager to make a difference,” said Keith Parrott., President of Brookwood Baptist Health. “We recognize the importance of beginning each day with a nutritious breakfast and, through this drive, we hope to help the many in our community struggling with food insecurity.”

Donations of healthy cereal to the Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive will be collected at each of the Brookwood Baptist Health hospitals. Financial donations received during the campaign will be matched up to $100,000 by Saint Francis Healthcare’s parent company, Tenet Healthcare.

Cereal donation drop-off locations include:

  • Brookwood Baptist Medical Center in the lobby

    2010 Brookwood Medical Center Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209

  • Citizens Baptist Medical Center in administration

    604 Stone Ave, Talladega, AL 35160

  • Princeton Baptist Medical Center in the East Expansion Building

    701 Princeton Ave SW, Birmingham, AL 35211

  • Shelby Baptist Medical Center in administration

    1000 1st St N, Alabaster, AL 35007

  • Walker Baptist Medical Center in the lobby, 3400 Hwy 78, Jasper, AL 35501        

The community can also help by making a financial donation to help purchase items such as milk, fruit and lean protein needed to complete a well-balanced breakfast.  Donations can be made at GiveEffect. All donations will benefit the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama.

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About Brookwood Baptist Health
With roots extending more than 90 years, Brookwood Baptist Health includes trusted providers from the former Brookwood Medical Center and Baptist Health System and is operated by Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp.  Representing the largest healthcare network in Central Alabama, the network’s community of care is comprised of five acute care hospitals with more than 1,700 licensed beds: Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, Princeton Baptist Medical Center, Shelby Baptist Medical Center, Walker Baptist Medical Center and Citizens Baptist Medical Center. Brookwood Baptist Health also provides patients with the largest primary care network in the state, along with physician practices, diagnostic and outpatient surgery centers and a freestanding emergency department. Brookwood Baptist Health is united in service and devotion to the people of Central Alabama and dedicated to putting people back at the center of healthcare.  For more information, please visit BrookwoodBaptistHealth.com.

 

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