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Princeton Health Gives Back—Hunger Knows No Season

May 23, 2018
Princeton Health Food Drive 2018

Thank you to all the employees, volunteers and physicians who contributed to Penn Medicine Princeton Health’s 6th annual food drive. Donations at Princeton Medical Center (PMC) benefited the Plainsboro Food Pantry, while other Princeton Health locations had the option to support feeding programs in their communities.

Fifteen storage boxes packed with non-perishable foods, personal care items and cleaning products were delivered to Plainsboro last week.

Pictured above, Charles Thompson, Automotive Services, who handles the delivery each year; Joanne Banner, Human Resources Client Service Manager, who coordinates the annual food drive; and Erum Ladak, Plainsboro Food Pantry Clerk. Princeton Health chose to hold the food drive in the spring this year because local food pantries have a greater need for donations at times other than the holiday season. Many people donate items during the holidays, but the need exists throughout the year.


About Penn Medicine Princeton Health
Penn Medicine Princeton Health is one of the most comprehensive healthcare systems in New Jersey, providing acute care hospital services through Princeton Medical Center; behavioral healthcare through Princeton House Behavioral Health; in-home nursing, rehabilitation and hospice care through Princeton HomeCare; primary and specialty care through Princeton Medicine Physicians; ambulatory surgery and wellness services. For more information, visit www.princetonhcs.org. Penn Medicine Princeton Health is part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS), which, together with the University of Pennsylvania’s Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine, forms Penn Medicine, one of the world’s leading academic medical centers, dedicated to the related missions of medical education, biomedical research and excellence in patient care.

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Andy Williams, 609-252-8785
anwilliams@princetonhcs.org

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