Providing Food For Those In Need
November 30, 2022
To aid in the shortening of the wait time for patients needing access to food, SSM Health Monroe Hospital and SSM Health Monroe Clinic Medical Group created an onsite food closet.
When patients in primary care, pediatrics or behavioral health identify as not having food during screening questions during appointments, they are given a slip to redeem for an immediate need food bag.
Included in the immediate need food bags is non-perishable food items provided through a partnership with Green Cares Food Pantry in Monticello, Wisconsin. The bags also have printed resources in...