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The Winter Park Health Foundation collaborates with community, school and business leaders to help them recognize the important role they can play in promoting health, and how health impacts quality of life, productivity and economic vitality. The focus is on cultivating community champions and working with those who are ready to make the healthy choice an easier choice in school, at worksites, and throughout the community at large.

Coordinated Youth Initiative Continues to Positively Impact Students

This past school year – as with the past 15 years - nurses, counselors and Healthy School Team leaders formed a strong safety net of support that helped keep students healthy and ready to learn.

Envisioning Corrine Drive as a Complete Street

Local volunteers organize to raise awareness about healthy community design and increase pedestrian safety for a popular neighborhood.

Healthy Central Florida Awards $25,000 in Grants

The 2016 grants focused on two of HCF’s four focus areas: Get Active and Eat Healthy.

Local Middle School Students Create Videos to Promote Safe Walking and Biking

The Healthy Central Florida video contest received 43 entries and awarded 7 top honors to middle school students.

WPHF & Nemours Celebrate Early Childcare Education Directors for Promoting Health

Directors participate in the Healthy Habits for Life initiative funded by WPHF.

Complete Streets Connects Transportation with Health

A community with a Complete Streets policy ensures streets are designed and altered to make it easy for people to get physical activity as part of their daily routines.

Mobile Farmers Market Brings Fresh Produce to Cheney Elementary

Hebni Nutrition Consultants brings its mobile farmers market to Cheney Elementary School and the surrounding community - an area known as a healthy food desert.

Teens Share Views on Health and Life in Eatonville

Teens love Eatonville's small town feel, which fosters a feeling of being connected among residents.

Urban Farm – ZORA! Collard Greens – A Vision

The Healthy Eatonville Team and a variety of community partners are planning an urban farm and produce stand in Eatonville.