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May 21 2015
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth Notice of Intent to Award Funding RFP #852R008 (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2018)   Organization Name Project Title Recommended Funding            (Not To Exceed $150,000/year for each of three years) 1... Read more
May 14 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Joshua Pritchett, 17, of Chesapeake, Va., has been named the East Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for his leadership in the fight against tobacco. Joshua will be honored at a gala in Washington, D.C., on Thursday evening, May 14. Joshua is... Read more
May 12 2015
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... Read more
Apr 20 2015
Survey data released at fourth Weight of the State childhood obesity prevention conference Richmond, VA – Twenty-eight percent of Virginians have difficulty finding fresh fruits and vegetables to purchase in their communities, according to the results of a new survey examining Virginians’ access to... Read more
Mar 26 2015
Youth volunteers across Virginia help make schools 100% tobacco-free Richmond, VA– The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) is launching its 24/7 Campaign, a youth-driven initiative to help schools become tobacco-free 24 hours a day, seven days a week. VFHY is also launching a website,... Read more