Walk90 Challenge Winner Walked Over 1,184 Miles and Lost 28 Pounds

Healthy Central Florida’s friendly walking competition—Walk90—inspired 104 participants to walk more than 36 million steps—and lose some 471 pounds.

Morning Star School Garden a Tribute to Mary Rumberger

A new teaching garden and health-oriented education for students and parents are some of the latest additions planned for Morning Star School as a tribute to former WPHF Trustee Mary Rumberger.

Rollins Center for Lifelong Learning Wins Awards

Rollins Center for Lifelong Learning is thriving and recently captured three awards after its first year of operation.

Statewide Interest in Music & Memory Program Grows

Music & Memory, a program designed to help those with dementia reconnect with the world through music, is being introduced at 12 local sites.

Fast Start Track & Field Event Draws More than 800 Young Athletes

The annual Fast Start event, held at Showalter Field, celebrated its 10th anniversary January 31.

WPHF Staff Update

The Foundation’s staff members are collaborating on many different projects to inspire healthy communities.

WPHF Work Group Member Wins Award

John Beacham, a member of the WPHF Community Health Work Group, has been named 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year by the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida.

Live Empowered Program Raises Diabetes Awareness

The American Diabetes Association’s Live Empowered program collaborated with churches, town leaders and health care providers to educate Eatonville residents on diabetes prevention and management.



WPHF supports the CYI-- a collection of free, school-based health and wellness services in 12 local schools--to keep students healthy and at their academic best.

This free, nonprofit, online news service focused on Florida health issues, was launched with funding from multiple health foundations—including WPHF. It is now part of WUSF Media at the University of South Florida.

This community-based initiative was founded by WPHF and Florida Hospital to help make Central Florida the healthiest community in the U.S.
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