PITTSFIELD — Sebasticook Valley Health recently announced in a press release the receipt of a gift of $106,765 from Kohl’s Department stores during SVH’s 20th anniversary Breast Cancer Awareness Walk and Community Health Fair held at Wright’s Gym at Maine Central Institute last month.

The gift will launch the Kohl’s Cares: Creating Healthy Communities for Kids program in Sebasticook Valley. Coordinated by SVH, the program will support the development of community and school-based gardens, the integration of gardening curriculum in local schools, and the coordination of farm tours for youth and families. The intent is to increase access to local healthy foods while providing nutrition education.

For more information, call Jennifer Yarbrough at 487-4024.


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