linton County Health Department in Upstate NY was highlighted in their local newspaper for success with their healthy food pantry initiative where they are conducting outreach to the community encouraging healthier food donations to local food pantries. A recent food drive at the health department resulted in 87% of food donations being healthier options. Clinton County has also been going into pharmacies and daycare centers sharing new information about the WIC program.
Check out their great newspaper coverage below:
“Clinton County Food Pantries Start Healthy Eating Initiative”
By: Teah Dowling
The Sun Community News
November 21, 2016
“Grant Focuses on Healthy Options at Clinton County Food Shelves”
By: Stacey DeSilva
November 22, 2016
Lastly, Capital Region Eat Smart NY retweeted Clinton County’s twitter post about their pilot food drive at the Health Department!
Way to go Clinton County – keep up the great work!