Healthy Acadia Celebrates Selection as Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program Beneficiary
June 27, 2016

Healthy Acadia, a local nonprofit committed to building vibrant communities and making it easier for people to make healthy choices for themselves and their families, has been selected as a beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program for the month of July.

This exciting program has been designed to support local nonprofits like Healthy Acadia. For every blue Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag with the good karma messaging purchased at the 86 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor Hannaford, Healthy Acadia will receive a $1 donation in order to help fulfill its mission to empower people and organizations to build healthy communities.

“Healthy Acadia is so honored to be chosen as a recipient of the ‘Hannaford Helps’ Reusable Bag Program for a second time this year,” stated Elsie Flemings, Executive Director at Healthy Acadia. “We are thrilled to have such a multi-faceted opportunity to increase awareness about our community health initiatives, encourage healthy eating, promote environmental stewardship, and partner with Hannaford, a leader in supporting our communities.”

Healthy Acadia has a goal of raising $500 during July as a beneficiary of the program, which is equivalent 500 bags bought in support of the cause. Healthy Acadia plans to use the projected funds to support community health programming initiatives throughout Hancock and Washington Counties.

With more than 100 partners, Healthy Acadia works to empower people and organizations to build healthy communities by engaging in a broad range of initiatives that address critical, locally defined health priorities. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Healthy Acadia relies on both private and public funding sources to bring about lasting change. Learn more about Healthy Acadia by calling 207-667-7171 or visiting

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