Success Story: Helena Community Gardens

Helena Community Gardens (HCG) provides organic vegetables to many community families with food insecurities through the Helena Food Share. In 2017, Helena Community Gardens applied for a mini-grant from the Rural Health Initiative (RHI) to use to extend one of the community gardens. After being awarded the grant, HCG purchased and constructed row covers for two garden plots […]

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RHI Profile of the Week: Food Bank Network BackPack Program!

Montana Food Bank Network: BackPack Program The BackPack Program’s purpose is to improve students’ academic performance and physical health by providing them with the nutritious food necessary for them to learn, thrive, and grow, rather focusing on than the effects of chronic hunger. The program was started at DeSmet School in Missoula in January 2008 and […]

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Roundup Memorial Health Fair

Each year, Roundup Memorial Healthcare hosts a community health fair in Roundup, MT to promote healthy eating, physical activity, health services, and other local health and wellness resources. The event is sponsored by Roundup Memorial Healthcare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana. The mission of Roundup Memorial Healthcare is to deliver safe, patient-centered care […]

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Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.  1-800-273-8255   The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis […]

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