Mark your calendars now to attend the 2016 Kansas Health Foundation Symposium on June 9 and 10. The inaugural Symposium was held in 2014, and we expect another agenda filled with nationally-renowned speakers and thought leaders. Complete agenda and registration details will be available in March. Plan to join us!
Applications for the 2016 KHF Recognition Grant cycle are now available. Applications will be due by March 15. Complete information about this grant program, including application procedures and eligibility guidelines, is available here.
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.
Looking for ways to improve access to healthy foods, the middle and high schools in USD 445 Coffeyville began a Late Breakfast Program to allow students the opportunity for a grab-and-go breakfast option after their first class of the day. The combination of good food and convenience has led to participation beyond all expectations. To learn more about this program, please read the latest Health Happenings eNews.
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.