Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Healthy Acadia Celebrates Selection as “Hannaford Helps” Reusable Bag Program Beneficiary

Healthy Acadia, the Healthy Maine Partnership serving Hancock and Washington counties, has been selected as a beneficiary of the “Hannaford Helps” Reusable Bag Program featuring their new, bright blue, Karma bag. This exciting program was designed to create revenue streams for deserving local nonprofits like Healthy Acadia. For every blue“Hannaford Helps” Reusable Bag purchased at the Bar Harbor Hannaford Supermarket located at 86 Cottage Street, from October 15 to December 31, Healthy Acadia will receive a $1 donation to help support community health initiatives and programming.

“Healthy Acadia is honored to be chosen as a recipient of the ‘Hannaford Helps’ Reusable Bag Program,” stated Elsie Flemings, Executive Director at Healthy Acadia.   “We are excitedto have such a multi-faceted opportunity to increase awareness about our community health initiatives, encourage healthy eating, promote environmental stewardship, and partner with Hannaford, a leader in supporting our communities.”

Healthy Acadia has a goal of raising $750 by December 31, which is equivalent to 750 bags purchased in support of their cause. Healthy Acadia will use the projected funds to support community health programming in the region, helping to build vibrant communities for all.

About Healthy Acadia:  Healthy Acadia is a 501(c)(3) non-profit health organization that serves as the Healthy Maine Partnership for Hancock and Washington counties.  With more than 100 partners, Healthy Acadia works to empower people and organizations to build healthy communities by engaging in a broad range of initiatives that address critical, locally defined health priorities. Healthy Acadia relies on both private and public funding sources to bring about lasting change.
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