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Volunteers at 2017 Get Ready Fest - Columbus, OH

On May 5, 2017, NFL Pro Bowl Safety Malcolm Jenkins and The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation hosted its third Get Ready Fest™ outreach event in Columbus, Ohio with partners Feed the Children, Teleperformance and PrimaryOne Health. This walk-up event provided 800 hundred (pre-identified) Columbus families each with 25-pounds of food, 10-pounds of essential health and wellness products, a box of Avon products, including makeup, jewelry and perfume; and access to resources and services that improve the health status of families experiencing financial, social and cultural barriers, such as: free adult and children’s health screenings; dental health information; education and social service information relating to GED, job training; and senior and veteran support services. The event also included a children’s resource area – including a petting zoo, new children’s books, haircuts, face painting, and snacks.