ARROYO GRANDE, CA – February 11, 2021 – Five local produce growers collaborated to provide 400 Talley Farms Fresh Harvest produce boxes for Arroyo Grande Community Hospital employees.
Talley Farms; Beachside Produce; Cuyama Orchards; Alexander Ranch, Inc.; and Clover Ag, Inc. are contributing to the boxes, which were delivered to Arroyo Grande Community Hospital this morning, Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 7:00 a.m. The contribution, made possible by Talley Farms’ efforts to procure produce from their vendors, will support hospital workers as they face the challenge of grocery shopping and preparing meals between long shifts, which has been increasingly taxing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Foundation is also organizing 400 stress-relief packages for Arroyo Grande Community Hospital employees including rice heat therapy packs donated by the Trilogy Service Club and Donati Farms, mints, gum, snacks donated by St. Patrick School, and other personal care items.
Those who would like to help support frontline workers and COVID-19 relief efforts can donate to the Emergency Support Fund at SupportArroyoGrande.org or call Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Foundation at (805) 994-5421.
[PHOTOS: Left-Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Staff prepare the produce boxes for distribution; Right-Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Staff distribute the produce boxes.]
About Arroyo Grande Community Hospital
Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, located in Arroyo Grande, California, is rated a top Joint Replacement Center by Blue Shield and is among the Top 10% in the nation for Joint Replacement. Arroyo has achieved prestigious designation as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. The Emergency Department is one of the busiest in the county and nationally recognized for superior patient satisfaction. The hospital also provides the only comprehensive hospital-based Acute Rehabilitation Center on the Central Coast. Arroyo is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast which also includes French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, CA, St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, CA and St. John’s Pleasant Valley in Camarillo, CA. Dignity Health Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services including primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities.