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Jan 21 2014
    Contact: Sara Hunt, PR Coordinator Phone: (804) 994-1120 Email: VFHY joins in unique partnership to reduce childhood obesity Richmond, Va. (Jan. 21, 2014) – Virginia was one of three states selected for a significant grant to implement strategies to reduce childhood... Read more
Jan 6 2014
100+ children from Southeast Va. will march in Jan. 11 Inaugural Parade RICHMOND- The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) will march in the 2014 Virginia Inaugural Parade on Saturday Jan. 11 at 1 p.m., representing new First Lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe’s initiative to promote... Read more
Dec 4 2013
The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth Board of Trustees met on Dec. 3 and announced its intent to award Healthy Communities Action Teams (HCAT) grants to 20 organizations across Virginia. These childhood obesity prevention grants help build and support community coalitions to prevent and reduce... Read more
May 14 2013
RICHMOND – You wouldn’t eat 54 cubes of sugar, so why are you drinking them? That’s how much sugar is in the average 64-ounce soda and kids will get a chance to see that firsthand at any one of the more than 175 Rev Your Bev Day events being hosted by the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth on... Read more
Apr 12 2013
A new survey of more than 15,800 Virginia residents statewide finds that 94 percent of Virginians support requiring at least 30 minutes of daily physical education in elementary and middle schools. According to the survey conducted by Y Street, the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth’s  award-... Read more