Published on March 31, 2021

Community Engagement: March 2021

Improving Mental Well-Being of Students in Graceville

Improving Mental Well-Being of Students in Graceville

Sherry Jipson, Operations Manager at Essentia Health-Graceville clinic recently helped organize an effort to distribute stress relief kits to 65 high school students in the Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley school district. Kits included positive stress relief tips, ear plugs, and a stress ball. 

Image: Graceville teach Mrs. Mork with a kit that includes a deck of stress relief tips. 

Supporting Food Insecurity Efforts in Koochiching County

Supporting Food Insecurity Efforts in Koochiching County

Falls Hunger Coalition in International Falls recently received a $5,000 grant from Essentia Health to support our hungry neighbors in Koochiching County. Over the last year, Falls Hunger Coalition food shelf served 2,894 individuals in 1,329 households. Essentia is proud to support Falls Hunger Coalition in living out their mission of neighbors helping neighbors.

Image: Robyn Pelowski, Operations Director at Essentia Health- I Falls Clinic presents check to Ashely Hall, Executive Director at Falls Hunger Coalition.

Supporting Food Insecurity Efforts in Koochiching County

Deer River School District Hygiene Drive

Kudos to our Essentia Health Deer River and Grand Rapids colleagues for organizing an extremely successful hygiene drive to support the health and wellness of students in the Deer River School District.

Image: A large assortment of hygiene products that were collected during the hygiene drive. 

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