supporting healthy behaviors


Through its work, the Winter Park Health Foundation strives to engage residents to make personal changes and adopt healthy lifestyles.  And, we enlist and empower ideas from members of the community who are focused on making their communities healthier places. The focus is on disease prevention and the aim is to energize individuals and communities to identify and implement sustainable actions to address their health concerns.

Jon Siegel Inspires Healthy Kids

Jon Siegel, Healthy School Team Leader and PE instructor at Lakemont Elementary School, focuses on living a healthy lifestyle and he works hard to encourage his students to do the same.

Maitland Public Library Plans to Expand Healthy Cooking Classes

The expansion is made possible as a result of a grant enabling the library to renovate its cooking demonstration area.

WPHF Seeks Ideas to Help Caregivers

Ideas to help older adult care takers should be submitted by April 18.

FITNESSGRAMS Coming to Lakemont And Hungerford Elementary

Customized FITNESSGRAMS are designed to engage parents in health and fitness of their children

BrainFest 2014 Draws Capacity Crowd

BrainFest 2014 draws a capacity crowd of 400 to learn about the latest in brain health.

WPHS Book Club Tackles Teen Stress

Teen girls get help learning to cope with high school pressures by participating in a lunch time book club established at WPHS through Live.Life.Healthy, its student-created and run health initiative.

Fast Start 9 a Success

More than 800 young athletes competed in the free, annual track and field event at Showalter Field in Winter Park.

Dairy Council Awards $48,000+ in Grants to WPHF Partner Schools

Healthy School Teams received grants from the Dairy Council of Florida's Fuel up to Play 60 to support health and wellness programs.

People Taking Action

At the end of each school day, carpool lines can stretch out like a trail of ants inching toward a tasty picnic. That is what Maitland and Winter Park moms Michelle Sartor, Jody Lazar and Jeanie Redmon saw at Dommerich Elementary and Maitland Middle schools some six years ago. And that’s what got them thinking.