By building partnerships with community leaders, the team worked to improve access to healthy food and created more opportunities for residents to be more physically active. The Be Healthy project team was pleased to collaborate with several community organizations and partners who made a positive impact on the lives of several West Virginia residents and families.
Thank you to all of our year one project partners working on improving access to healthy foods: McDowell County Commission on Aging, Inc. West Virginia Food & Farm Coalition, MountainHeart Community Services, Inc., McDowell County FACES, Reconnecting McDowell, Five Loaves & Two Fishes Food Bank, Inc., Council Of The Southern Mountains, Risen Lord Catholic Church, Big Creek People In Action.INC., Clay-Braxton Parents As Teachers, and @Clay WV Housing Authority.
We also want to celebrate all of our community partners’ hard work in the first year of our collaboration: Big Creek People In Action.INC., The Coalfield Community Action Group, Council Of The Southern Mountains, @Grayhound Youth Sports, Reconnecting McDowell, Five Loaves & Two Fishes Food Bank, Inc., Clay, WV FRN, Lizemore Elementary School, H.E. White Elementary School, Clay County Business Development Authority – BDA, Clay County Health Department, WV.