Winter Park Health Foundation to Award Grants Supporting Health Programs in Faith Communities

Posted on Jul 21, 2011 in WPHF News

The Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) announces the availability of grants of up to $7,500 to support the development of health programs in faith community settings.  These grants are part of a comprehensive $500,000 initiative launched by WPHF in June 2010 to support faith communities interested in promoting whole person health in Winter Park, Maitland and Eatonville. Faith community health programs promote spiritual, physical, or emotional...

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Worksite Wellness Gets Push in Winter Park Thanks to Winter Park Health Foundation Grant

Posted on Jun 29, 2011 in Uncategorized

The Winter Park Health Foundation has awarded the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce (WPCC) a three-year, $220,745 grant to develop and launch Work Well Winter Park, a comprehensive initiative designed to inspire workplace wellness in local businesses. Work Well Winter Park will demonstrate how the physical work environment provides employers with opportunities to set policies that encourage employees to practice healthy behaviors–such as...

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Grant Will Help Families Enroll in Florida KidCare

Posted on Jun 24, 2011 in Uncategorized

Grant funding for outreach services—aimed at helping eligible local families enroll in Florida’s free- or low-cost health insurance program called KidCare—has been renewed by the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) through its Children & Youth Work Group. Work group members approved a $24,680 grant to the Healthy Start Coalition to cover the cost of providing an outreach specialist to continue to work with families in Winter Park, Maitland...

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Food Assistance Program For Kids Approved

Posted on Jun 24, 2011 in Uncategorized

With Central Florida food assistance needs continuing to shatter records, the Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) approved a $48,000 grant to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida providing for renewal of its Hi-Five Food Pack program for hungry students in nine local schools. The renewal will mean 2,000 food packs will be distributed each month during the 2011-2012 school year at nine elementary schools. They include Aloma, Audubon...

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Orlando Health Awarded Grant for Spiritual Care Program

Posted on May 31, 2011 in WPHF News

The Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF), through its Older Adults Work Group, approved a $12,500 grant to Orlando Health to establish a spiritual care program for use in faith communities in Winter Park, Maitland and Eatonville to help members with chronic disease. As a result of the grant, Orlando Health will develop materials to better equip faith community staff and volunteers who are interested in meeting the unique, spiritual needs of...

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