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 […]

Response to the Womanist Working Collective’s March 17th Press Release

Response to the Womanist Working Collective’s March 17th Press Release:  As we work to practice, and not simply profess, the shared values that have guided the work behind the Health Status of Black Womxn and Girls Report, we must express our solidarity with the Womanist Working Collective. Read the Womanist Working Collective statement here:  https://www.womanistworkingcollective.org/single-post/wwc-s-official-press-release-choosetochallenge-iwd2021-equityoveroptics.   Our values state […]

National Nutrition Month 2021



by Nutrition Assistant, Medinah Bey According to Eatright.org, “National Nutrition Month® is an annual nutrition education and information campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. It is celebrated every year in the month of March and focuses on the importance of making healthy food choices and building physical activity habits.” This year’s National […]

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 […]

Holiday Celebration Safety & Mental Health for Children and Families

Image of a family of four sharing a meal in front of the Christmas tree

The winter season is quickly approaching. This time of year is filled with many diverse celebrations for children and families.  Because of COVID-19, many families will need to make adjustments to keep everyone safe. In addition to our physical health, remember to take time for self-care and mental health as we (and our children) may not have the opportunity to be with loved ones during the holidays. The Division of […]

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, […]

Apply Now: Shared Services Workgroup

Apply Here Get Healthy Philly would like to introduce a unique opportunity for Philadelphia-based early childcare providers to apply to be a part of the upcoming Shared Services Workgroup.   The Shared Services Workgroup will be a virtual space where providers will come together to explore (discuss, plan, and potentially implement) shared services related to nutrition […]

Funding Opportunity: Livable Communities Engagement Project



Get Healthy Philly (GHP) is seeking community partners to help understand, explore, and address the intersection of walkability and other livability features in Philadelphia’s communities.  A livable community provides adequate resources to support health, safety, and quality of life for all- regardless of their race, wealth, age, physical ability, and other factors. This includes various health-promoting and […]

Philadelphia Food Justice Initiative 2020 – Apply Now!



Apply Here Philadelphia has tremendous food assets and opportunities for individual and collective action. We know that food justice is health justice.    Historically the food system has displaced, enslaved, and undervalued the labor, land rights, and self-determination of Black and Brown individuals, women, immigrants, and indigenous people (Read more at the Castanea Fellowship). In Philadelphia today, neighborhoods with […]

Need Supplies to Make Healthy Meals? Rebel Ventures is Here to Help!



Written by: Shaniya Brown, recent graduate of West Philadelphia High School, Kitchen Manager & Sales Team Member at Rebel Ventures  We are in a tough time, so my colleagues and I at Rebel Ventures, a healthy food non-profit organization in Philadelphia, decided to jump over the obstacles and create virtual programs that promote healthy eating. […]