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Apply for a $2,000 Y Street Grant!

Y Street is the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth’s award-winning volunteer initiative for high school students. Since 2004, more than 8,500 Virginia teens have been trained to promote healthy, tobacco-free lifestyles. Each year, Y Street partners with high school clubs across Virginia. Once a club is accepted into the Y Street Partner Program, Y Street recruits and trains students to work on Y Street’s campaigns promoting a healthier Virginia. The program is open to all students at that school. By participating in the Y Street program, your club or school can earn up to $2,000.

300+ Events across Virginia Celebrate 3rd Annual Rev Your Bev Day

More than 60,000 Virginians will participate in the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth’s day of action to raise awareness about the contents of popular sugary drinks

RICHMOND – On Wednesday, May 13, students, teachers, youth activists, community organizations and health advocates statewide will pose a simple question to more than 60,000 Virginians across the state: Do you know what’s hidden in your drink?

VFHY Awards Y Street Grants to 24 Youth Organizations

Grants will train teen volunteers across Virginia to promote healthy lifestyles

RICHMOND- The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) has awarded $48,000 in grants to 24 youth organizations across Virginia to start or support chapters of VFHY’s award-winning Y Street teen volunteer group, which promotes healthy, tobacco-free lifestyles for Virginia’s young people.

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