TITLE

A Pillar of Hope in a Hard-hit Hometown

AUTHOR(S)
Thrall, Terese Hudson
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Apr2009, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on community programs undertaken by St. Mary's Health System in Maine, which earned the 2008 Foster G. McGaw Prize. The project to build 121,700-square-foot housing units is just one of several projects that St. Mary's has undertaken to improve the lives of the residents in Androscoggin County. The hospital's nutrition center also created the Lots to Gardens program that has distributed farm produce to low-income people.
ACCESSION #
38422602

 

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