Amerigroup Kicks off Back-to-School Season by Giving Away Thousands of School Supplies

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Statewide Initiative to Prepare Children and Teens for School by
Providing Much Needed Supplies

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Amerigroup–Back to school season has begun, and Amerigroup Community Care of
Georgia is helping families prepare for the upcoming school year by
donating thousands of school supplies to local youth throughout the
state of Georgia. Amerigroup’s Back to School Bash events kicked off on
Wednesday, July 13 in Macon, and will make seven additional stops in the
coming weeks.

During the Back to School Bash events, Amerigroup is distributing free
backpacks and back-to-school items while supplies last, including
notebooks, pens, pencils, folders, binders, paper and other essentials.
Free health screenings, games, snacks, and entertainment will also be
provided.

Amerigroup Back to School Bash events are currently scheduled for the
following dates and locations:

  • Wednesday, July 13: Southwest High School, 1775 Williamson Rd.,
    Macon, GA; 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 16: Columbus Civic Center 4400 4th
    St., Columbus, GA 31901; 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 19: Jim Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Rd., Marietta,
    GA 30008; 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Friday, July 22: Diamond Lakes Elem. School, 4153 Windsor
    Spring Rd., Hephzibah, GA 30815; 5 – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 27: Ridge Ferry Park, 363 Riverside Parkway NE,
    Rome, GA 30161; 4 – 7 p.m.
  • Friday, July 29: East Point Library, 2757 Main St., East Point,
    GA 30344; 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 30: Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1501 Newton
    Road, Albany, GA 31707; 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 6: Boys & Girls Clubs of Glynn County, 4226
    Coral Park Dr., Brunswick, GA 31520; 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

“Since the day Amerigroup started serving Georgia, we have been
committed to helping both our members and communities,” said Fran Gary,
Amerigroup Georgia president. “Our annual Back to School Bash events are
just an example of how we are delivering on that commitment.”

ABOUT AMERIGROUP COMMUNITY CARE OF GEORGIA

Amerigroup Community Care of Georgia helps improve health care access
and quality for more than 375,000 low-income Georgians by developing
innovative care management programs and services. Members are assured
care that is not only accessible, but also accountable, comprehensive,
integrated and patient-centered. Amerigroup Georgia provides ongoing
community relations and outreach to encourage members to become active
participants in their health care. Through health education programs,
members are empowered to choose and sustain a healthy lifestyle. For
more information about Amerigroup Community Care of Georgia, visit www.myamerigroup.com/ga.

Contacts

Amerigroup Public Relations Director
Denise Malecki
Phone:
813-830-6986
Email: denise.malecki@amerigroup.com