creating a healthy habitat


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.

Active Aging Week Activities Kept Local Seniors Moving

Local organizations for a first time united to provide a variety of events as part of Active Aging Week in September.

It’s Back –Announcing the 3rd Annual Mayors’ Sole Challenge on Nov. 1st

Healthy Central Florida annual event will be held in Maitland, and in hopes of inspiring more families to participate, it will feature a school challenge with prize money.

Community Leaders Unite to Plan Active Aging Week

A wide range of activities, including brain health games and an art show, will highlight the local celebration of Active Aging Week, September 21-27. Learn more about the events, all designed to share the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and ways to be active.

New Grant Supports Eatonville Running Events

Running events for Eatonville youth and others in Central Florida are set for October and November, thanks to a Winter Park Health Foundation grant.

Healthy School Teams Create Culture of Health at Schools

Hoping to boost student--and staff--health, Healthy School Teams are making use of everything from blender bikes to yoga and fitness clubs.

Classes Underway at New Healthy Eatonville Place

Healthy Eatonville Place opened in late May to provide services designed to help reduce the community’s diabetes rate.

Mary Rumberger Clinic Opens at Morning Star School

A new clinic and collection of health and wellness programs are being created with a grant made by the Winter Park Health Foundation in honor of children's advocate Mary Rumberger.

Garden Grant Keeps on Giving at Maitland Church

Members of St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Maitland are getting healthy and having fun planting gardens.

More than 300 Participate in Maitland Walks Launch

The launch of Maitland Walks is designed to inspire local residents to walk more and longer.