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Erie VA Medical Center


2017 Produce Express Partners with Erie VAMC to Help Veterans and their families

March 29, 2017

Second Harvest Food Bank’s Produce Express Military Share program is coming to the Erie VA Medical Center (VAMC) on Monday, May 1 at 5 p.m. to help military servicemembers, Veterans, and their families in need. 

The Produce Express Military Share Program is a mobile food pantry designed to provide fresh, nutritious foods for families with at least one member who has served or is serving in the armed forces or National Guard.  These products are FREE of charge to those who qualify.  Advanced registration is required.

Produce Express Military Share Details at a Glance
Date:  Monday, May 1st
Time:  5 p.m.
Location:  Erie VA Medical Center – Pavilion in the south parking lot located near the 2nd floor entrance off Old French Road.
Details:  Produce Express Military Share is a mobile food pantry which makes fresh, health produce and grocery items available FREE to those who qualify.  This event is made possible by donors of the Second Harvest Food Bank of NW PA. 
Registration:  Advanced registration is required.  To see if you qualify, call 814-860-2780.

While the specific items distributed at each Military Share will vary based on Second Harvest’s available inventory, each eligible, registered family will receive: fresh produce, one quart of fresh milk, one dozen eggs, cheese and a box of shelf-stable pantry staples such as soup, pasta, sauce and cereal. When available, meat, fish, and poultry products will also be included.

This event is made possible FREE of charge through the Second Harvest Food Bank of NW PA.  For questions about the Produce Express Military Share Program, contact Erie VAMC’s registered dietitians at 814-860-2780.