Live.Life.Healthy Celebrates Food Day 2015

Students Spread the Message About Eating Healthy, Buying Locally Grown Produce and the Benefits of Meatless Mondays

HCF Introduces Bike to Work Fridays

Based on the success of its “Walk and Roll Wednesdays,” Healthy Central Florida, an initiative founded by the Winter Park Health Foundation and Florida Hospital, recently launched “Bike to Work Fridays” – weekly ride-to-work days.

A Community Conversation to Disrupt Aging

WPHF hosted a spirited discussion with Dr. Bill Thomas, a Harvard-educated geriatrician, during the Central Florida stop on his “Age of Disruption” Tour.

Kids Run Around Eatonville

Approximately 100 children and teens ran or walked along the streets of Eatonville participating in the 4th Annual “Run Around the Town” 5K event on October 28.  There were nearly as many volunteers for the event as runners to help keep the kids safe — the Healthy Eatonville Team, Girls on the Run Orlando Running […]

UPDATE: WPHF Receives Support for Project Wellness

Community support for Project Wellness, the unique health and wellness center proposed to provide a new home for the aging Peggy & Philip B. Crosby Wellness Center YMCA in Winter Park, continues to pour in to the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF).

Arts & Wellness Symposium Draws Record Crowd

Over 300 people attended the 3rd Annual Arts & Wellness Symposium hosted by UCF College of Arts & Humanities and the National Center for Creative Aging thanks to support from The Pabst Charitable Foundation for the Arts, the B.L. West Foundation, and the Winter Park Health Foundation.

Students and Parents Get A+ for Walking to School

Sunshine and cool breezes made for ideal “Walktober” weather as nearly 2,000 students throughout all eight Winter Park area elementary and middle schools, walked or rolled to school to commemorate International Walk to School Day on October 7.

School Recess Gets More Active

Recess carts were provided to eight Winter Park, Maitland and Eatonville elementary schools thanks to a Winter Park Health Foundation grant in support of the recess resolution passed by the Orange County Public Schools School Board.



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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