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RP Rx

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Produce Prescriptions

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In North Carolina, food insecurity affects 1 in 7 people. People living with food insecurity also experience higher rates of diet-related chronic illness. To address the double burden of hunger and poor health, healthcare providers are looking for ways to connect their patients with accessible and healthy food.

In response we created RP Rx, a produce prescription program that works for providers, patients, and retailers. RP Rx is a cost-effective, efficient way for providers to offer fruits and vegetables to their patients.

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Our Approach


How It Works


Impact

Produce prescription programs can improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. RP Rx pairs program data with health records to measure the impact on the health and wellbeing of participants.


Learn more about our different produce prescription programs!

 

  • Fifth Third Bank
    Fifth Third Bank
  • First Horizon
  • Kate B Reynolds Charitable Trust
  • Mecklenburg County
  • North Carolina Housing Coalition
  • North Carolina Housing Finance Agency
  • Pacific Western Bank
  • Pinnacle Financial Partners
  • The Rockefeller Foundation
  • Truist
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Wells Fargo
  • Equal Housing Opportunity
  • Bank of America
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation
  • City of Durham Economic & Workforce Development
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