Bike to Work Day a Huge Success

Winter Park’s first Bike to Work Day was designed to help residents see biking is easy, fun and a quick way to get around town.

Asthma Management Program Helping Local Students

Students are learning how to manage their asthma so they stay healthy and don’t miss school.

WPHF Staff Update

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

The Walking Classroom Program Striding Into New Schools

The program, that gives students the chance to listen and learn while on a brisk walk, will be expanded into two new schools this fall.

Training for End-Of-Life Conversations Sparks Interest from Around Florida

The Conversation Project, a campaign to make sure end-of-life wishes are expressed and respected, has launched in Central Florida with a recent training seminar.

Workshop Kicks Off Local Effort to Designate Area Bicycle Friendly

Bill Nester, Vice President, Programs, of the League of American Bicyclists offered insight into what it takes to build bike-friendly communities.

Health Lecture Series Spotlights Heart Health

This was the first of four community forums planned to address health issues affecting local residents.

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.



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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