Almost 2 tons of free food handed out at the Northside Coalition Community Health Festival

Almost 2 tons of free food handed out at the Northside Coalition Community Health Festival

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Florida Blue, the Farm Share organization, and Clear Health Alliance partnered with Northside Coalition and handed out almost 2 tons of free food to the community Saturday.

It was the 3rd annual community health festival and free food giveaway which took place at the Clanzel Brown Community Center.

The coalition also held a virtual panel discussion on Facebook that was centered around good health.

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The Northside Coalition’s spokesperson, Ben Fraizer said, “Our central purpose is to engage the public in conversation about common healthcare issues and concerns. Our Theme is “Your health matters”. Our focus is on healthy eating habits and the mental health issues that challenge predominately black communities.”

“The giveaway and the panel discussion are designed to educate the public about how to stay healthy and live longer,” said Frazier.