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The Rite Aid Foundation, Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro Team Up to Fight Adolescent Drug Abuse and Misuse – The Rite Aid Foundation

The Rite Aid Foundation, Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro are teaming up to bring the Prescription Drug Safety program, an innovative digital course about prescription drug abuse prevention, to Pittsburgh-area high schools. The Pittsburgh initiative is part of a three-year, $1.125 million commitment from The Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents Program. The … Continue reading The Rite Aid Foundation, Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro Team Up to Fight Adolescent Drug Abuse and Misuse – The Rite Aid Foundation

Rite Aid to Host Special Facebook Live Event During National Influenza Vaccination Week – The Rite Aid Foundation

Today, December 6, Rite Aid will host its first-ever Facebook Live broadcast to encourage people to get a flu shot to protect themselves from the flu. During this National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), Rite Aid has teamed up with Dr. Jennifer Caudle, a nationally renowned health expert and practicing family physician, to help answer questions … Continue reading Rite Aid to Host Special Facebook Live Event During National Influenza Vaccination Week – The Rite Aid Foundation

KidCents Mobile Flu Clinic Helps Kids and Families Fight the Flu – The Rite Aid Foundation

The Rite Aid Foundation is taking our efforts to improve the health and well-being of children on the road. The KidCents Mobile Flu Clinic kicked off a national flu-fighting tour September 15, in Pittsburgh, at Sarah Heinz House. Rite Aid Certified Immunizing Pharmacists administered dozens of free flu shots to children served by Sarah Heinz … Continue reading KidCents Mobile Flu Clinic Helps Kids and Families Fight the Flu – The Rite Aid Foundation

Rite Aid Foundation Launches KidCents Safe Medication Disposal Program to Combat Medication Misuse and Accidental Poisoning Among Children and Adolescents – The Rite Aid Foundation

Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated more than 52,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2015? How about that teen drug overdose death rates more than doubled from 1999 to 2007, then increased again in 2015? What’s equally alarming is that accidental childhood poisonings cause more than 60,000 … Continue reading Rite Aid Foundation Launches KidCents Safe Medication Disposal Program to Combat Medication Misuse and Accidental Poisoning Among Children and Adolescents – The Rite Aid Foundation

Giving Thanks for Giving Back – The Rite Aid Foundation

At Rite Aid, we are committed to giving back to our communities through The Rite Aid Foundation and our KidCents program. Since the season of giving is upon us, we wanted to acknowledge and thank two members of our KidCents community who have given back to us this year. The Nativity School of Harrisburg Students … Continue reading Giving Thanks for Giving Back – The Rite Aid Foundation

Rite Aid Foundation Spreads Hope, Not the Flu with $1.8 Million Donation to KidCents Charities – The Rite Aid Foundation

The Rite Aid Foundation announced yesterday that it is donating more than $1.8 million across the more than 360 KidCents charities that spread hope throughout their communities. Each charity, located in towns and cities served by Rite Aid, will receive a $5,000 grant to continue supporting programs that improve the health and well-being of children … Continue reading Rite Aid Foundation Spreads Hope, Not the Flu with $1.8 Million Donation to KidCents Charities – The Rite Aid Foundation