Feeding the Valley Food Bank receives $40K CVS Health Community Grant

Feeding the Valley Food Bank receives $40K CVS Health Community Grant
Feeding the valley has made over 3 million pounds of food. (Source: WALB)

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Feeding the Valley is receiving a $40,000 grant from CVS Health. This is part of the company’s contribution to building healthier communities.

“Feeding the Valley is distributing 53% more food during this health crisis and serving people who have never needed our assistance before,” said Frank Sheppard, President and CEO. “These grant funds from CVS Health will help us provide food to families experiencing these hardships.”

The grant will make it possible for Feeding the Valley to provide 240,000 meals to families in its 18-county service area through various food distribution programs.

“We are proud to support organizations that increase access to quality health care because we know their efforts are critical to delivering better community health,” said Eileen Howard Boone, Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility and Philanthropy, CVS Health.

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