Building Healthy Communities

North Philly Peace Park: Free Produce Day



North Philly Peace Park is hosting a Free Produce & Feminine Hygiene Products Day on Sunday, April 25th from 1pm-3pm. North Philly Peace Park is a volunteer community-based organization. They take pride in being “an open, charitable, intergenerational, neighborhood-managed ecology campus, championing food, education, and community” (Philly Peace Park, 2020). North Philly Peace Park began […]

Healthy Baby, Healthy You: Breastfeeding & Nutrition



Written by Medinah A. Bey, Nutrition Assistant Your food choices will affect your recovery from giving birth and your energy to feel good and parent well. Here are some tips for good nutrition during breastfeeding. Benefits of Breastfeeding: Breastfeeding boosts the immune system, helping to fight off infections. Breastfeeding helps reduce the risks of health issues […]

Apply Now! Five Fall 2020 Funding Opportunities



Want to make Philly a healthier city, but need support? Check out these grant opportunities with deadlines this fall: 1. America Walks and generous Active People, Health Nations partners are excited to announce another round of our popular Community Change Grant program. This program will award grantees community stipends for projects related to creating healthy, […]