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CountyCare Community Turkey Giveaway

Brought to you by CountyCare Health Plan and Foodsmart
At the Cook County Community Turkey Giveaway, we're spreading holiday cheer by providing our community members with turkeys and healthy sides for their Thanksgiving feasts. Attend one of the events in your neighborhood and receive a 12 lb frozen turkey and three family-sized healthy sides*.
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Featured Sides

Candied Yams, Southern Green Beans, and Balsamic & Parmesan Crusted Brussel Sprouts
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Turkey Giveaway Events

RSVP to one of the events below to reserve your Turkey!

Thursday, November 9 from 12 - 2pm CST

Hosted by Commissioner Tara Stamps, CountyCare Health Plan, and Foodsmart
1st District Office 6614 W. North Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60302

Friday, November 10 from 1pm - 3pm CST

Hosted by Commissioner Josina Morita, CountyCare Health Plan, and Foodsmart
Republic Bank at 2720 W. Devon Avenue, Chicago, IL 60659

Saturday, November 11 from 12pm - 3pm CST

Hosted by Commissioner Stanley Moore, CountyCare Health Plan, and Foodsmart
Another Chance Church at 9550 S. Harvard Ave, Chicago, IL 60628

Monday, November 13 from 11am - 2pm CST

Hosted by Commissioner Sean Morrison, CountyCare Health Plan, and Foodsmart
Countryside Apartments at 6406 Joliet Road Countryside, IL 60525

Tuesday, November 14 from 1pm - 3pm CST

Hosted by Commissioner Bridget Gainer, CountyCare Health Plan, and Foodsmart
Apna Ghar at 4350 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60613

Tuesday, November 14 from 1pm - 4pm CST

Hosted by Commissioner John Daley, CountyCare Health Plan, and Foodsmart
Burbank Park District Fusion at 6100 w 85th st Burbank, IL 60459

Tuesday, November 15 from 5pm - 7pm CST

Hosted by Commissioner Alma Anaya, CountyCare Health Plan, and Foodsmart
Edwards Elementary School at 4815 S. Karlov Ave, Chicago, IL 60632

Thursday, November 16 from 2pm - 4pm CST

Hosted by Commissioner Bill Lowry, CountyCare Health Plan, and Foodsmart
The Life Center COGIC/ The K.L.E.O. Center at 5500 S. Indiana Ave., Chicago

Friday, November 17 from 2pm - 4pm CST

Hosted by Commissioner Monica Gordon, CountyCare Health Plan, and Foodsmart
5th District Office at 3039 159th Street, Markham, IL 60428

Friday, November 17 from 10am - 12pm CST

Hosted by Commissioner Anthony Quezada, CountyCare Health Plan, and Foodsmart
Dr. Jorge Prieto Math and Science Academy Gym at 2231 N. Central Avenue, Chicago, IL 60639

Saturday, November 18 from 11am - 12:30pm CST

Hosted by Commissioner Donna Miller, CountyCare Health Plan, and Foodsmart
Sauk Village Community Center at 2700 Kalvelage Dr, Sauk Village, IL 60411

Saturday, November 18 from 2pm - 4pm CST

Hosted by Commissioner Bridget Degnen CountyCare Health Plan, and Foodsmart
Mayfair Clinic at 4753 North Elston Avenue Chicago, IL 60630

Monday, November 20 from 1pm - 3pm CST

Hosted by Commissioner Dennis Deer, CountyCare Health Plan, and Foodsmart
2nd District Office at 3600 West Ogden Ave, Chicago, IL 60623

Monday, November 20 from 4pm - 7pm CST

Hosted by Commissioner Maggie Trevor and Commissioner Kevin Morrison, CountyCare Health Plan, and Foodsmart
Holmes Junior High School at 1900 W Lonnquist Blvd Mount Prospect, IL 60056

Tuesday, November 21 from 2pm - 4pm

Hosted by Commissioner Frank Aguilar, CountyCare Health Plan, and Foodsmart
Rincon Family Services at 1241 S. Oak Park Ave, Berwyn IL 60402

Do you want an extra $50 for other holiday groceries?

Sign up for an initial visit with a Foodsmart nutrition coach. You will receive $50 in grocery money after completing your first visit.

Follow these simple steps and book your first visit:

  1. Visit Foodsmart.com/schedule to book your audio or virtual visit with a Chicago nutrition coach at no cost to you.
  2. Follow the prompts to choose a date & time that works for you.
  3. Locate your HealthChoice Illinois CountyCare member ID card and enter your member ID when prompted.
  4. Complete your appointment request!
  5. During your visit ask your dietitian about our custom nutrition programs to jumpstart your progress.
  6. After you complete your first visit you will receive your $50 in grocery money.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I guarantee that I receive a turkey and sides?

We are taking up to 100 reservations per event. To reserve a turkey and sides, click this link. If reservations are sold out, there are 100 turkeys and sides available at each event on a first-come first-served basis.

Will there be reheat instructions for the turkey and sides?

Yes, you will be provided with storage and reheat instructions for your holiday meal.

If I have food allergies, can I request a special meal?

Unfortunately we are not able to make special accommodations for allergies or food preferences. All meals come with a 10-12 lb turkey, candied yams, southern green beans, and balsamic & parmesan crusted brussel sprouts

If my plans change and I can’t come pick up my turkey and sides, can you ship it to me?

The turkey + sides are prepared fresh and cannot be shipped. If you reserve a meal and are not able to pick it up we will donate it to another community member at the end of the event.

I can’t come to any of the events, is there another way I can get help with food this holiday season?

CountyCare members can receive $50 in grocery money after completing their initial visit with a Foodsmart Dietitian.
Members can sign up for a visit at Foodsmart.com/schedule.

What is Foodsmart?

Foodsmart is a personal nutrition program that helps members create a nutrition plan that fits their health and wellness goals, and budget. We offer CountyCare members a simple solution to managing their health and reaching their nutrition goals.Foodsmart connects CountyCare HealthChoice Illinois members with their own registered dietitian, a nutrition expert who is licensed to support members with common medical conditions, like diabetes, cancer, heart conditions and obesity, through nutrition and healthy choices. Foodsmart's digital app helps members with meal planning, shopping on a budget, and food delivery.

Check out some of our holiday favorite recipes and money saving tips on our blog.

6 Healthy Holiday Eating Tips
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6 Healthy Holiday Eating Tips
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How to: Healthy Holiday Appetizers
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How to: Healthy Holiday Appetizers
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Chef Nyesha's Holiday Recipe Favorites
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