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  • Get Healthy Philly and First Up!

    January 16, 2019 - Get Healthy Philly has partnered with First Up to promote the importance of incorporating physical activity in early childhood settings. Read more about our partnership: First Up on Let’s Talk Quality! blog Take a look at all of the fun from our professional development sessions as we celebrate the early childhood providers who are making […]
  • State and Local Public Health Actions Grant Finished Off Strong!

    January 15, 2019 - On December 18, 2018, Get Healthy Philly held a final THANK YOU meeting to close out our four years of work under the CDC’s State and Local Public Health Actions (SLPHA)1422 Grant.  A major component of this was working on environmental changes to increase healthy food in institutional settings and the community, and to support […]
  • Food Justice Call for Proposals

    January 7, 2019 - Supporting and Building Food Justice in Philadelphia! We just launched our open call for food justice projects to fund and welcome you to send in a Letter of Interest (LOI). See details and links below! UPDATE: Deadline has been extended. Applications are due February 20, 2019. Food justice means communities can exercise their right to grow, sell, […]
  • Healthy Food Business Program

    December 7, 2018 - In order to create opportunities for potential business owners, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health and the Department of Commerce have launched the Healthy Food Business Program to support entrepreneurs planning to open new healthy food businesses in Philadelphia. The program prioritizes businesses in neighborhoods that lack access to healthy food options and will give preference to applicants who reside in one […]
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Food Fit Philly shared Pennsylvania Department of Human Services's post.

Thursday, 17 January 2019 2:19 pm

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services

Due to the federal government shutdown, February benefits for SNAP recipients will be dispersed early on Jan. 18, 2019, and will be available within 24-hours. This is the only payment recipients will receive for the month of February.

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019 6:47 pm

FYI: February SNAP benefits will be added to your card early (around January 18, 2019) due to government shutdown. Flyers attached in English and Spanish! Spread the word. 🍎

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