Phoenix residents invited to participate in Equality Health community celebration
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Equality Health Foundation with support from community partners is pleased to present its Healthy Fall Festival and 1,000 Turkey Giveaway happening from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Lowell Elementary School in Phoenix.
The Healthy Fall Festival is a community celebration designed to kick off the holiday season and provide free services like immunizations, vaccines and flu shots, health education sessions, mammograms and breast health screenings and diabetes testing.
There will also be a Healthy Bag Giveaway, raffles and a variety of fresh fruit and produce with a frozen turkey (while supplies last), among other nutritious essentials, for each family.
“Providing individuals with resources to promote optimal health and well-being in the South-Central Phoenix is our objective,” said Tomás León, Equality Health Foundation president. “We aim to reach and more families this year to help support healthy and thriving communities.”
Equality Health Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that aims to level the healthcare playing field in culturally diverse and underserved communities.
“The Healthy Fall Festival is incredibly impactful to our students and their families,” said Dr. Ibi Dávila Haghighat, superintendent of Phoenix Elementary School District. “The resources available for healthy living, including fresh food and vaccines, are timely will provide our community with supportive social connection and access to essential resources.”