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$100,000 Committed to Better Together in Response to Pulse Tragedy

WPHF trustees hope the donation will inspire healing

Local Middle School Students Create Videos to Promote Safe Walking and Biking

The Healthy Central Florida video contest received 43 entries and awarded 7 top honors to middle school students.

Arts in Action to Promote Healthy Aging

Using the arts to promote healthy aging.

WPHF & Nemours Celebrate Early Childcare Education Directors for Promoting Health

Directors participate in the Healthy Habits for Life initiative funded by WPHF.

Live.Life.Healthy Students Celebrate International Food Revolution Day

Students inspire and educate on healthy eating with locally grown food.

Complete Streets Connects Transportation with Health

A community with a Complete Streets policy ensures streets are designed and altered to make it easy for people to get physical activity as part of their daily routines.

Mobile Farmers Market Brings Fresh Produce to Cheney Elementary

Hebni Nutrition Consultants brings its mobile farmers market to Cheney Elementary School and the surrounding community – an area known as a healthy food desert.

Connecting to Memories through Music

Focusing on the individual by finding the right songs to tap into long held memories is the key to the program’s success.

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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.
  • Fireworks Safety Tips
    Follow these safety tips when using fireworks this 4th of July The post Fireworks Safety Tips appeared first on Healthy Kids Today. […]
  • OCPS Summer Immunization Event
    Free school-required vaccinations for printing of current 680 forms The post OCPS Summer Immunization Event appeared first on Healthy Kids Today. […]
  • From Calories to Weight Change in Children and Adults
    A new brief explaining the state of the science The post From Calories to Weight Change in Children and Adults appeared first on Healthy Kids Today. […]
  • ‘Fat Shaming’ Begins in First Grade
    As early as first grade, severely obese children are getting teased, picked on and bullied more than normal-weight kids. The post ‘Fat Shaming’ Begins […]

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