The holidays bring people together, often with food as a focal point—cooking family recipes and gathering around the table for a traditional feast. But this year, an increasing number of our neighbors are facing a food crisis—struggling to put meals on the table, not only for the holidays, but every day. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, many food banks across the country have seen a surge in new families in need. It’s estimated that 2 out of 5 food bank visitors in the last year are...
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When her neighbors are in need, LaShauna is quick to lend a helping hand. During the COVID-19 pandemic, with many residents facing food insecurity for the first time, LaShauna helped deliver donated food directly to her neighbors’ front doors.
Vivian Muhammad has lived in her northeast Indianapolis neighborhood for more than 40 years. Growing up she remembers grocery stores nearby and nutritious food within reach. But over the years, a lot has changed in this community, including the food landscape.
September is Hunger Action Month. Anthem is committed to addressing food insecurity, the most commonly reported unmet social need in the United States.
Anthem health plans are making strides to help prevent suicide—particularly among young people who are at the greatest risk. Our mental health programs focusing on suicide and its prevention draw on traditional and digital tools, as well as predictive analytics gleaned from our data.