Equality Health Foundation Hosts Healthy Fall Festival & Turkey Giveaway

Equality Health Foundation Hosts Healthy Fall Festival & Turkey Giveaway

PHOENIX – Equality Health Foundation with support from community partners is pleased to present its 7th Annual Healthy Fall Festival and 1,000 Turkey Giveaway happening Saturday, November 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lowell Elementary School in Phoenix, Ariz. Presenting Health Innovator sponsors include Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, CommonSpirit Health/Dignity Health, Arizona Coyotes, and Arizona Fresh.   

The Healthy Fall Festival is a community celebration designed to kick off the holiday season with an abundance of gratitude and thanksgiving. Included will be free immunizations, vaccines and flu shots, health education sessions, mammograms and breast health screenings, diabetes testing, and community resources and information. There will also be a Healthy Bag Giveaway, raffles and a variety of fresh fruit and produce with a frozen turkey (while supplies last), among other nutritious essentials, for each family.

“Providing individuals with resources to promote optimal health and well-being in the South-Central Phoenix is our objective,” said Tomás León, Equality Health Foundation president. “We aim to reach and more families this year to help support healthy and thriving communities.”

Equality Health Foundation is a nonprofit organization that aims to level the healthcare playing field in culturally diverse and underserved communities. The goal is to expand access to whole person care, accelerate health education, and eliminate health inequalities so that everyone has an opportunity to lead healthier and longer lives.

“The Healthy Fall Festival is incredibly impactful to our students and their families,” said Dr. Ibi Dávila Haghighat, Superintendent of Phoenix Elementary School District. “The resources available for healthy living, including fresh food and vaccines, are timely will provide our community with supportive social connection and access to essential resources.”

This event attracts thousands from the greater South Phoenix community. The organization welcomes the participation of sponsors at partnership levels including Health Innovator ($10,000) Health Champion ($5,000), Health Advocate ($2,500), and Health Supporter ($1,500). Registration for exhibitor space is available for nonprofit, community-based organizations at no cost. 

For more information on the 7th Annual Healthy Fall Festival, please visit equalityhealthfoundation.org/festival/healthy-fall-festival-phoenix/.

About Equality Health Foundation

Established in 2019, Equality Health Foundation envisions a world of vibrant and inclusive communities where all individuals have the opportunity to live healthy lives. A bold vision like this cannot be accomplished alone and requires extensive collaboration across local communities around the country to make a sustainable and transformative change—a movement for advancing equal health for all. For more information, visit equalityhealthfoundation.org/.

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