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Capital Roots Awarded $50,000 Grant to Expand VeggieRx Program with Whitney Young Health

VeggieRx Program provides eligible patients with “prescription” vouchers to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from Capital Roots’ Veggie Mobile®.

Grant to Help Extend Veggie Rx Partnership

Capital Roots Awarded $50,000 Grant to Expand VeggieRx Program with Whitney Young Health

TROY, N.Y.¬– The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region awarded Capital Roots a $50,000 grant from The Hortense and Louis Rubin Community Health Fund to continue and expand the VeggieRx Program partnership with Whitney Young Health.

On the Move

Whitney Young Health announced the hiring of two new pediatric providers, Dr. Samina Mian and Dr. Janice Kao. The addition of Dr. Mian and Dr. Kao allows for increased appointment availability, enabling more patients to be treated at the health centers located in Albany, Troy and Watervliet.

Local Dietitian Helps Man Lose 300 LBS

Spectrum News sat down with Molly Ward, RD, CDN, CDE of Whitney Young Health to discuss how she helped a local man lose over 300 lbs.

Whitney Young Health Benefits from Women’s Business Council Holiday Fundraiser

The Capital Region Chamber’s Women’s Business Council raised over $6,500 dollars to benefit Whitney Young Health at their annual Holiday Fundraiser on Tuesday, December 12 at the Desmond Hotel in Albany.

Whitney Young Health Receives Charitable Grant for Facility and Equipment Upgrades at Troy Health Center

Whitney Young Health announced a donation from The McCarthy Charities towards major facility and equipment upgrades at its Troy Health Center.

Incredible photo shows off man's nearly 300-pound weight loss in the funniest way

Wayne's success story went viral! Check out the article that highlights how Wayne was able to lose almost 300 lbs with the help of Whitney Young Health's Registered Dietitian, Molly!

McCarthy Charities donation aids Whitney Young Health’s Troy center

Whitney Young Health has received a donation from The McCarthy Charities towards major facility and equipment upgrades at its Troy Health Center.

Will New York's school health centers survive Medicaid change?

David Shippee, president and CEO of Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center, calls on the governor on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 to sign legislation he says will prevent school-based health centers from scaling back services or closing altogether.