With support from the Aetna Foundation, DC Central Kitchen is expanding its Healthy Futures program. The program helps schools, after-school programs, summer camps and local convenience stores provide fresh, nutritious snacks and meals to children in Washington, DC’s most underserved neighborhoods.
In Austin, school-based education programs delivered by A Legacy of Giving are transforming Aetna Foundation support into youthful action to improve community health. Through A Youth Movement for Healthy Change, students are learning to act as advocates, designing projects that propose healthy change in their schools and communities. Learn young advocates are shaping tomorrow.
With Aetna Foundation support, Mercy Housing Northwest, a low-income housing community in Washington state, is igniting healthful habits among children and adults alike. Participants in the Healthy Families: Adopting a New Lifestyle program are learning about nutrition and preparing healthy meals – and getting fit through dance, yoga and other fitness activities.