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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.

Latest Walk90 Winners Announced

This year’s participants logged 78,220,025 steps (about 39,110 miles). That’s like walking around the earth one and a half times!

Healthy Habits at Hungerford Elementary

Reading, writing, and healthy habits? That's exactly what is taking place at Hungerford Elementary!

Our Whole Community is about Faith & Health

Faith communities throughout the community are motivating many worshippers to get up and get moving as well as eat healthier.

HCF Parades for Health & Happiness

If there is anything that can bring people together and spread happiness, it’s a parade!

Winter Park and Maitland Are Bike Friendly

The League of American Bicyclists recognized Winter Park and Maitland as bike friendly communities.

Local Childcare Centers Serve Healthier Fare

Thanks to a WPHF grant, childcare center staff recently participated in trainings by Hebni Nutrition Consultants to learn how to provide and prepare healthy meals and snacks, even on a tight budget.

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.

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).

Eatonville CRA Seeks Input on Town’s Future

During September, the Eatonville Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) held three community visioning workshops. The purpose of the workshop was to engage residents in assessing and providing input to update the existing version developed in 1997.