Three Local Mayors Walk With Students on International Walk to School Day

Local children and parents walked and pedaled to school to celebrate International Walk to School Day.

Active Aging Week Activities Kept Local Seniors Moving

Local organizations for a first time united to provide a variety of events as part of Active Aging Week in September.

WPHF Staff: Inspiring Healthy Communities

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

Florida DOT Passes Complete Streets Policy

New policy requires communities to design and build streets with all users in mind.

State Housing Conference Examines Link Between Home and Health

The Florida Housing Coalition’s statewide conference for a first time featured a panel on the connection between home and health and it drew a crowd.

Second Annual Arts and Wellness Symposium Held at UCF

Participants heard how the arts can be used by family caregivers to spark a connection with their loved ones with dementia.

Healthy School Teams Spread Statewide

Healthy School Teams will be created in schools throughout Florida to help promote new school snack rules.

Asthma Management Program Coming to 8 Local Schools

This grant-supported program teaches elementary students how to manage their condition so they can stay healthy, active and in school.



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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