A Hospital’s Fight Against Hunger Starts Small But Creates A Big Impact

Source: “A Hospital’s Fight Against Hunger.”FoodService Director Magazine, April 2019 Issue

As patients recover from surgery or illness in the hospital, they get medical attention and meals on a regular basis. But upon discharge, “Some patients comment that they are worried they won’t have enough food to last until the next month or until they get more funds for food,” says Lynette Taylor, Cura Hospitality patient services manager for Nanticoke Health Services in Seaford, Del.

Read more about Nanticoke’s Healing Harvest Inpatient Food Closet—an outreach program that launched last March at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital.