Policy

making health a priority

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Self-motivation and individual change is to be applauded, but the Winter Park Health Foundation recognizes that policy and environmental change can also inspire citizens to take steps to live healthier. Well aware that behavior is affected by environments, we support efforts by child care centers, schools, businesses and communities to implement policies that make it easier for people to make and sustain healthy choices.

School Fundraisers Get Healthy

Local schools are trying out fundraisers with a healthy twist to generate money for school projects.

OCPS Showcases Community Partners at Philanthropy Breakfast

WPHF was featured for its support of school-based health programs ensuring students are healthy and ready to learn.

Central Florida Can Do More To Be Senior Friendly

New research shows a need to remove transportation barriers, provide opportunities for seniors to engage and change attitudes toward older adults.

Healthy Corner Stores the Focus of Educational Session

Good Food Central Florida is considering this and other initiatives to make healthy food more accessible to local residents.

Asthma Management Program Helping Local Students

Students are learning how to manage their asthma so they stay healthy and don’t miss school.

WPHF Staff Update

The Foundation’s staff members are collaborating on many different projects to inspire healthy communities.

Health Lecture Series Spotlights Heart Health

This was the first of four community forums planned to address health issues affecting local residents.

Rollins Center for Lifelong Learning Wins Awards

Rollins Center for Lifelong Learning is thriving and recently captured three awards after its first year of operation.

Local Cities Seek Bicycle Friendly Status

Winter Park and Maitland are working to obtain a Bicycle Friendly Community designation from the League of American Bicyclists.