Grants Awarded

Children & Youth

Hi-Five Back Pack Program (2014)

$10,900

Second Harvest Food Bank

Orlando, FL

http://www.foodbankcentralflorida.org/site/PageServer#.VeRxRK3JCAY

To provide supplementary food packs to hungry children at elementary schools in the Winter Park Consortium (serving children from Winter Park, Maitland and Eatonville ). The food packs are designed to provide children with food when they aren’t in school and being nourished through the school meal program.

Live.Life.Healthy WPHS (2014)

$12,674

Foundation for Orange County Public Schools

Orlando, FL

https://www.facebook.com/WPHS.Live.Life.Healthy

To support this student-created and run initiative encouraging fellow students to live a healthier lifestyle.

Open Airways for Schools (2014)

$7,905

American Lung Association of the SE

Orlando, FL

http://www.lung.org/associations/charters/southeast/

To support an asthma education program teaching elementary students how to manage their condition so they can stay healthy and in class.

School Nursing Coordinator for School Nursing Initiative (2014)

$22,821

Foundation for Orange County Public Schools

Orlando, FL

http://healthykidstoday.org/about/school-nurses/

To provide a coordinator for the School Nursing Initiative services provided in local public schools serving families from Eatonville, Maitland and Winter Park as part of the Coordinated Youth Initiative (CYI).

School Nursing Initiative (2014)

$85,955

Orange County Public Schools

Orlando, FL

http://healthykidstoday.org/about/school-nurses/

To help provide school nursing services in public schools serving families from Eatonville, Maitland and Winter Park as part of the Coordinated Youth Initiative (CYI), the Winter Park Health Foundation’s comprehensive school-based health program.

School-Based Health Care Research (2014)

$25,000

Florida Hospital Foundation

Orlando, FL

https://www.floridahospital.com/foundation

To help support research into health care needs of schools throughout Orange County.

School-Based Health Centers/Nurse Practitioners (2014)

$129,538

Foundation for Orange County Public Schools

Orlando, FL

http://healthykidstoday.org/about/school-health-centers/

To provide more advanced health care through two School-Based Health Centers serving students from 12 public schools serving families from Eatonville, Maitland and Winter Park as part of the Coordinated Youth Initiative (CYI), the Winter Park Health Foundation’s comprehensive school-based health and wellness program.

The Walking Classroom at Lake Sybelia Elementary (2014)

$5,500

The Walking Classroom Institute

Chapel Hill, NC

http://www.thewalkingclassroom.org/

To support a he Walking Classroom (TWC), an innovative program giving young students the chance to listen and learn while taking a brisk walk, has

WPHS LPN Program (2014)

$28,644

Foundation for Orange County Public Schools

Orlando, FL

http://healthykidstoday.org/about/school-nurses/

To support the addition of a part-time licensed practical nurse to the School-Based Health Center at Winter Park High School to help with high demand and triaging of students visiting the School-Based Health Center to ensure they receive appropriate and timely care from the registered nurse or nurse practitioner also on staff.

Child Care Obesity Prevention Initiative: Healthy Habits for Life (2013)

$96,755

Nemours Foundation

Orlando, FL

http://www.nemours.org/welcome.html

To support the enhancement and implementation of the second and third phases of the Healthy Habits for Life program for children–and their families–enrolled in child care centers in Winter Park, Maitland and Eatonville. The program is designed to get kids moving, reduce screen time, make nutrition fun, encourage healthier foods and beverages, and it promotes the establishment of wellness policies within child care centers.

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