Magnolia Project celebrates National Women’s Health Week 2021

The Magnolia Project celebrated National Women’s Health Week May 9-15th with activities around nutrition, mental health, health screenings, fatherhood and concluded with an open house highlighting the services the program provides.

Thank you to special guests, representatives from Rep. Al Lawson’s office, Linae Parkinson and Tony Hill, and Board Chair Pauline Drake, Esq., for attending the open house! Former participant and Magnolia ambassadors Renisha Stewart and Michelle Fonder shared the impact that the Magnolia Project had on their lives with the guests.

National Women’s Health Week is held very May to empower women to focus on the many aspects of their health. Magnolia is a federal Healthy Start project that works to improve the health and well-being of women during their childbearing years by empowering communities to address medical, behavioral, and cultural and social service needs. Clinical and case management services are available before, during and after pregnancy for women living in Jacksonville zip codes 32208, 32209, 32211 and 32277.