On Nov. 19 KHF hosted a webinar and conference call for grantees and stakeholders to hear about how KHF's program areas have evolved and funding priorities for the coming years. To hear an audio recording from this call, or to view the slides that were shared, please click here. We also invite you to view an animated video and a new publication celebrating 30 years of grant making at KHF.
Through an analyses as part of the Food Recovery Challenge, Dillons grocery stores were able to decrease the amount of perishable food wasted at their stores, which led to increasing the amount it was able to donate each month to the Kansas Food Bank. To learn more about this partnership, please read the latest Health Happenings eNews article.
KHF has launched a new effort, Team up for Kansas Kids, to facilitate positive collaboration between schools and families across the state and provide interactive wellness resources. To learn more about this effort, and take a pledge to help make schools in your community a healthier place, please visit the official Team Up website.
Ten organizations in the state have received funding through the Kansas Breastfeeding Initiative. In total approximately, $1 million was distributed through this grant program. To learn more about this initiative, please read the official news release.
In order to build a culture of health in Kansas, we must ensure every Kansans can make healthy choices where they live, work and play. To further these efforts, KHF has launched a new microsite to highlight many of our current healthy living initiatives, as well as to show how changes in policies, systems or environments can lead to better health, Check it out here.