Food donations box

Ashe Memorial Hospital Pantry provides a food pantry box filled with nutritious, wholesome foods to any patient who identifies as food insecure.

Ashe Memorial Hospital launches food pantry for patients

All patients are screened for hunger security and those in need are given a box from the hospital’s food pantry upon discharge.

In Ashe County, N.C., one in six adults and one in three children have limited access to food. All too often these individuals have to make the difficult choice between buying food or buying medicine. 

To ease that anxiety for patients in need, Ashe Memorial Hospital (AMH) in Jefferson launched the The Ashe Memorial Hospital Pantry—a program that gives a food pantry box filled with nutritious, wholesome foods to any patient who identifies as food insecure.

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