November 7, 2012
Jasper County Hospital is one of 19 winners nationwide of the 2012 ConAgra Foods Foundation Nourish Our Community Awards. Awards totaled $248,950. ConAgra Foods Foundation Nourish Our Community Awards are given annually to nonprofit organizations that provide exceptional service to communities where ConAgra Foods has operations.
Jasper County Hospital has been awarded a $10,000 grant to be used for the Meals on Wheels program. The local Meals on Wheels program delivers over 9,000 meals to qualifying senior citizens each year. Jasper County Hospital was nominated for the award by Ken Dobin, Plant Manager of ConAgra Foods in Rensselaer.
According to Mike Bayci, Vice President of Support Services for the Hospital, “The funds from the Nourish Our Community grant will be used to offset the cost of food for the Meals on Wheels program. We appreciate so much what this grant from ConAgra is doing for our organization and for our community.”
To find out more information about Jasper County Hospital call (219) 866-5141, extension 2130.