February 2018 - Issue #36

They say if you want something done, give it to a busy person.  In this case, that person happens to be Charles T. Brown.

The New Jersey Healthy Communities Network's Community Grants Program (NJHCN) recently announced that it awarded grants totaling $1.3 million to 66 New Jersey nonprofit organizations.

Imagine being able to affect the lives of 800 Vineland-area families every week by ensuring that their pipeline to fresh fruits and vegetables can continue and expand. 

More Trenton children and youth will be able to enjoy a hot dinner, five-days-a-week at their after-school programs thanks to a grant from YMCA of the USA and reimbursement dollars from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). 

The New Jersey Healthy U program was recently selected as the inaugural winner of the 2017 CATCH® Award for Excellence in State Health

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), children of all ages, from birth to teens can have high blood pressure. For this reason, click here to read what preventive measures AHA recommends for early detection.

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