Equality Health Foundation Prepares for its 5th Annual Healthy Fall Festival and Turkey Giveaway
Equality Health Foundation is hosting its 5th Annual Healthy Fall Festival and 1,000 Turkey Giveaway! To keep everyone safe and healthy, this year’s festival is going include virtual activities and a drive-thru/walk-thru turkey and health bag giveaway*. Onsite COVID-19 testing and vaccination, and health screenings are available. Complete your COVID-19 vaccination series at the event and receive a $100 Fry’s Gift Card. It’s going to be fun for everyone and a great way to safely kick-off the holiday!
Are you ready for the holidays? Maybe you’re not exactly sure how to safely celebrate them? To get you and your family in the holiday mood — safely — join us at Equality Health Foundation’s 5th Annual Healthy Fall Festival and 1,000 Turkey Giveaway. It’s a three-day festival that starts with virtual events on Thursday, November 18 and Friday, November 19, and wraps up with a drive-thru/walk-thru event on November 20 from 7 a.m. to Noon at Isaac Middle School, located at 3402 W. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85009. Sure, it’s all about good health, but it’s also about having fun, winning prizes and getting giveaways. It’s a community event and it’s all for free. It’s a great way to start the holidays!
“We believe that everyone has been affected by the last couple of tough years,” said Tomás León, President, Equality Health Foundation. “This includes their mental health. It’s important to make an event where everyone can have fun while learning how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
“This event has always been our way of thanking the community,” León added. “We understand that these are difficult times and want to reach out to the largest amount of people we can to protect and promote healthy lifestyles.”
November 18: Cafecito Time con Equality Health: Healthy Fall Festival Sneak Peek!
Get a sneak peek at all the fun and healthy activities happening at this year’s Healthy Fall Festival by tuning in to our popular Cafecito Time con Equality Health on Thursday, November 18 at 11:00 a.m. for the English broadcast and at Noon for the Spanish broadcast. Besides getting inside info on the free seminars, free health testing and awesome giveaways including 1,000 free turkeys and health bags, you just might win a flat screen TV, a bicycle or a $100 Fry’s Food and Drug gift card during each Cafecito segment! Register to tune in and be entered to win a prize: www.equalityhealth.com/cafecito/.
November 19: Show Us Your Best Moves Part 2 with the Phoenix Rising presented by Happy Kids Pediatrics/Feliz Care Centers!
Equality Health has planned a pre-festival kick-off on Friday, November 19, with the “Show Us Your Best Moves Part 2” kid-friendly virtual soccer demonstration. Arizona’s highest-level soccer professionals, the Phoenix Rising, will team up with Equality Health to share some cool moves to keep you active and at the top of your game too! The Phoenix Rising has played in three of the last four USL Championship Finals, so you don’t want to miss what their featured team member has in store for you. Freebie Alert: Everyone who registers has a chance to win a Phoenix Rising Gift Basket!
Be sure to register to attend and be entered for a chance to win: https://bit.ly/3HaNsjd
November 20: A Healthy Happening
On November 20, the morning starts with the Healthy Champions 1K Run/Walk. You can walk, bike or run with students from six schools from the Isaac Middle School district and their families. Do it for fun, do it to see how fast you can go or do it just to say you did it. You can do this!
While at the event, you’ll learn about community organizations that can connect those in need with available resources. This information is for people who need it the most, whether it’s you, a family member or a friend.
“We know there are families in our community that struggle to bring home food and pay rent and utilities,” said León. “This is why we want to break some of those barriers and deliver this information virtually to homes that need it the most.”
Here’s a look at all the free healthful opportunities and exciting giveaways happening at the November 20 event:
- Drive-thru/Walk-thru station where Equality Health will hand out 1,000 free turkeys and health prevention bags, along with a gift certificate for fruits and vegetables*
- COVID-19 testing and vaccinations:
- $100 Fry’s Food and Drug gift certificate for eligible individuals that have completed their COVID-19 vaccine series at the festival!
- Backpacks stuffed with supplies for kids who get their vaccine shot.
- Important health screenings:
- Colorectal tests (take-home cups)
- Eye exams to check the health of your retina
- Flu shots – a seasonal must-have!
- Entertainment and Prizes
Mark your calendar and plan to take part in Equality Health Foundation’s Healthy Fall Festival. To learn more about this fun fall event — completely free to the public — click here: www.equalityhealthfoundation.org/festival/.
Published in Prensa Arizona, 11/11/2021