$450,000 Grant to the Houston Food Bank Extends Food as Medicine Program to Improve the Lives of Texans

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Amerigroup Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Amerigroup Texas and affiliate of Elevance Health Foundation, has awarded a new, $450,000 grant to the Houston Food Bank to continue and expand a ‘Food Rx’ Food as Medicine program in parts of Houston and Baytown. This new grant will continue to help healthcare providers screen for food insecurity and connect their patients with resources via ‘food prescriptions,’ as well as increase the effectiveness of the program by introducing two new service models that more effectively connect people to resources.

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