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Community and Schools Success Stories

Color Me Healthy: Preschool curriculum on eating healthy and being active.

The Eat Smart, Move More NC University Collaborative: Partnerships provide strong working relationships among Universities for research funding.

Farm to Fork, Building a Sustainable Local Food Economy in North Carolina: Partners use strategies to transform North Carolina’s food system.

Farmers’ Markets: Farmers’ markets and their partners reach underserved populations.

First Health

First Health of the Carolinas: Local hospital helps create greenway between school and park.

Fit Community

Fit Community : Local communities support physical activity, healthy eating and tobacco use prevention across the state.

Healthy Corner Stores: Grant makes healthy food options available to low-income communities.

Health Care, Helping Patients Eat Smart and Move More: Current Plan serves as a roadmap for physicians to address health disparities.

Healthy House: Facility provides education, activities and resources that can lead to the prevention of obesity in high-risk children.

Healthy Places, Active Spaces: Supporting Wake County in addressing key risk factors for chronic diseases by increasing access to active living and healthy eating.

Joint Use Agreement Connects Duke Healthy Lifestyles Clinic and Durham Parks and Recreation: Partnership allows obese patients access to recreational facilities to achieve physical activity.

North Carolina Community Garden Partners: Partnerships increase access to healthy food through community gardens.

Safe Routes to School: Statewide initiative to make walking and biking to school safer.

Unique Partnership Cools Local Children: Multiple government agencies pull together to create splash park for local kids.

Click here for programs and tools to help you promote healthy eating and physical activity in your community or school.

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