• Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s Hunger Run Raises $3,500 for Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry

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    April 30, 2019
    Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s Hunger Run Raises $3,500
    for Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry
    Ayer, MA Nashoba Valley Medical Center recently donated $3,500 to Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry, Inc. The generous donation was a result of proceeds from the hospital’s annual 5K Hunger Run road race, which was held on Oct. 13, 2018.
    Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry is a non-profit organization that provides food and temporary support services to residents of Ayer, Devens, Groton, Harvard, Littleton, and Shirley. The organization also advocates for changes that will promote independence and self-reliance for its clients.
    “Helping those living in the Nashoba Valley region who are in need is of outmost importance to our hospital community,” said Nashoba Valley Medical Center President, Korry Dow. “We are very pleased to provide this donation to Loaves & Fishes knowing it will go a long way to help ensure needs are met for these community members.”
    This is the seventh year that Nashoba Valley Medical Center has held the 5K Hunger Run and donated the proceeds to Loaves & Fishes. Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s 2019 Hunger Run 5K will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019.
    Nashoba Valley Medical Center – Hunger Run Donation
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    To learn more about the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry, visit loavesfishespantry.org.
    Photo Caption: (L-R) Patricia Stern, Executive Director, Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry, Inc., and Korry Dow, President, Nashoba Valley Medical Center.
    About Nashoba Valley Medical Center
    Nashoba Valley Medical Center (NVMC) offers community-based primary care and specialty
    services. NVMC was awarded its fourth consecutive A, the highest grade possible, in hospital safety by The Leapfrog Group for the Spring 2018 assessment period. The hospital was a recipient of the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval and was named to Leapfrog’s annual list of Top Hospitals in 2014. Areas of clinical strength include emergency medicine, diagnostic imaging, geriatric psychiatry, cardiology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, oncology, orthopedics, physical therapy and general surgery. NVMC also offers a comprehensive Center for Pain Management, Diabetes and Endocrine Center, Travel Clinic and Occupational Health Services. Nashoba Valley Medical Center is part of Steward Health Care, the largest private, tax-paying physician-led hospital operator in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward operates 37 community hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta, that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 42,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,900 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services. Additional information is available at www.nashobamed.org.
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