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Western Sky Community Care to Distribute Thanksgiving Meals in Seven Locations Across New Mexico

Western Sky to Hand Out 1,700 Grocery Bags for Thanksgiving Dinners Including Gift Cards for Turkeys

ALBUQUERQUE, NM, Nov 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Western Sky Community Care is distributing 1,700 grocery bags filled with supplies to create an entire Thanksgiving meal, including gift cards for turkeys. Meals will be distributed in a series of seven FREE events open to the public in Las Cruces, hobbs, santa fePeñasco, taosand two sites in Albuquerque.

According to Feeding America, one in five NewMexico children – or more than 99,000 children – are facing hunger. Western Sky is passionate about keeping New Mexicans healthy, and a basic tenet of good health is good diet. We want to make this Thanksgiving holiday a memorable one.

“At Western Sky, we know hunger is an issue confronting many New Mexicans, and if we can change that for even one day, it makes a difference,” said Dr. Suzanne Lewis, Western Sky Community Care Chief Medical Director. “Our purpose is to provide quality healthcare for all NewMexico citizens, and these events give us the opportunity to ensure 1,700 families across NewMexico are sitting down to a healthy meal this Thanksgiving.”

Food distribution events:

Location: Taos Youth and Family Center
407 Paseo Del Canyon E, Taos, NM 87571
Date: Friday, November 18, 2022
Time: 11 am2 pm

Location: Genoveva Chavez Community Center
3221 Rodeo Rd, Santa Fe, N.M 87507
dates: Saturday, November 19, 2022
Time: 10 am1 p.m

Location: Dennis Chavez Community Center
715 Kathryn Ave SE, Albuquerque, N.M 87102
dates: Saturday, November 19, 2022
Time: 10 am – 1 p.m

Location: Mesa Verde Community Center
7900 Marquette Ave NE, Albuquerque, N.M 87108
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Time: 10 am – 1 p.m

Location: Dona Ana Community College, East Mesa location
2800 Sonoma Ranch Blvd, Las Cruces, NM 88011
Date: Saturday, November 19, 2022
Time: 9 am12 p.m

Location: New Mexico Junior College
4000W Millen Drive, Hobbs, NM 88240
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Time: 9 am12 p.m

Locations: Peñasco Schools
13 School Rd, Penasco, NM 87553
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022
Time: 9 am – 12 p.m

Penasco Community Center
14136 NM-75, Penasco, NM 87553
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022
Time: 9 am – 12 p.m

For more information about Western Sky Community Care services and benefits, please visit https://www.westernskycommunitycare.com.

About Western Sky Community Care

Established to deliver quality healthcare in the state of NewMexico through local, regional, and community-based resources, Western Sky Community Care is a Managed Care Organization and subsidiary of Centene Corporation. Western Sky Community Care exists to improve the health of its beneficiaries through focused, compassionate, and coordinated care. Our approach is based on the core belief that quality healthcare is best delivered locally. For more information, visit www.westernskycommunitycare.com.

SOURCE Western Sky Community Care

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