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Medicap Pharmacy Donates nearly 80,000 meals to The Food Bank of Iowa

January 16, 2020 | Press Releases

Medicap Pharmacy is proud to announce their recent flu shot campaign success. This fall, they were able to provide 79,992 meals to the Food Bank of Iowa, with the donations staying right in the local community! This is the third year for the partnership and it has grown every year. “Medicap’s flu shot campaign was an excellent way to support hunger-fighting efforts in the communities they serve,” said Michelle Book, President and CEO of Food Bank of Iowa. “At the same time, these flu shots help to protect our society’s most vulnerable, including many food insecure Iowans, from illness.” 

Medicap Pharmacy believes it is important to be involved in the community and this was an excellent way to help local residents in the same communities their pharmacies are located. Through the partnership with the Food Bank of Iowa, Medicap Pharmacy donated 12 meals locally for every flu shot given. The 20 participating Central Iowa locations raised a total of $20,000, which will provide 79,992 meals over the 11 Iowa counties. Visit www.MyMedicapPharmacy.com for more information and the location pages to see the breakdown of donation by the Iowa counties. 

“We are thrilled that 6,666 Central Iowans chose Medicap Pharmacy as their choice for their flu shot. With their help, we were able to donate to the local food pantry right in their own county!” says Cheri Schmit, R.Ph., Clinical Director at Medicap Pharmacy. Although this campaign is over, it’s not too late to get your flu shot and protect yourself and loved ones from the flu. Visit www.IowaFluShots.com for a location near you! 

GRX Holdings, LLC is located in West Des Moines, IA and is the single overall owner of 21 Medicap Pharmacy locations in the central Iowa area and Wright Pharmacy in Stuart, Iowa. Medicap Pharmacy is distinguished for its commitment to providing expert, personalized health care. In addition to filling prescriptions, GRX Medicap Pharmacy locations specialize in administering immunizations, health screenings and diabetes education. For more information, please call 515.440.1270 or e-mail nicolle.mcclure@grxholdings.com

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