Blue Ridge Area Food Bank
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank
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“We Choose Optima Health Because…
it truly gives my employees peace of mind.”

Michael McKee, CEO, Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

Now in it's 36th year, the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank serves over 25 counties and feeds over 114,000 every month. A cornerstone of community welfare, the food bank values not only those it feeds, but those that volunteer and work to provide food and assistance. When the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank was looking for a new plan, they chose Optima Health knowing it served the best benefits for it's employees, and right where they were in the community.

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About Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank was founded in 1981 in Staunton, VA by a 5-member board. By the end of its first year, the Food Bank distributed 233,000 pounds of food to the hungry through 202 member agencies in 18 counties along the spine of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Today, the food bank provides nutritious food to 114,400 people each month through a far-reaching network of 215 food pantries, soup kitchens, schools, churches and other nonprofit groups. To learn more, visit

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