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Topic: Senior Food Scarcity http://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/article87505177.html
PCIRC’s annual Thanksgiving Basket assembly and distribution.
Last November, PCIRC handed out over 300 baskets to needy families across Plumas County. Baskets were distributed from all four PCIRC Resource and Family Wellness Center sites: Portola, Quincy, Greenville and Chester. Contributions to these food baskets were made possible by generous donations by various agencies, entities and individuals in Plumas County – and beyond.
PCIRC received a mini-grant in 2016 through the 20,000 Lives Initiative Project. To read more about the amazing collaborative effort that is the 20,000 Lives Initiative Project, click HERE.
Andrew Woodruff of Plumas County Department of Public Health conducts a “Train the Trainer” with PCIRC’s staff on Narcan /Naloxone use and distribution for clients.
PCIRC staff was trained as “Train the Trainers” regarding Naloxone/Narcan. Each PCIRC Wellness Center will be distributing Naloxone/Narcan kits free to the public upon request. Additional information about these drugs and their proper use can be found at: http://www.pharmacy.ca.gov/publications/naloxone_fact_sheet.pdf
“PCIRC staff and volunteers help dish out over 80 plates of chicken Caesar salad, including a vegan option, to hungry community members at the traditional Wednesday night ‘Quincy Community Supper,’ a program of which PCIRC is the fiscal agent.”