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Dec 2 2015
NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD RFP #852P018, Healthy Communities Action Teams Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth will provide grant awards to the organizations listed below not to exceed the following award amounts. Award Period: July 1, 2016-June 30, 2018   Organization Name Award... Read more
May 14 2014
RICHMOND – Did you know it would take 82 minutes of running in a giant gerbil ball to burn off the 87 sugar cubes – 780 calories – typically contained in a single 64 oz. soda?[i],[ii] Approximately 50,000 Virginians across the state will explore fun facts on the physical activity needed to burn off... Read more
Apr 24 2014
Download VFHY's Screen-Free Week 2014 Toolkit for Parents and Educators Now! Screen-Free Week is an annual celebration encouraging schools, families, and communities to turn off the screens and explore other ways to spend time together. VFHY's free toolkit gives parents and educators numerous... Read more
Apr 17 2014
Statewide survey examines Virginia’s consumption and perception of sugar-sweetened beverages RICHMOND – A new statewide survey of more than 8,900 Virginia residents found that one in three respondents (33 percent) consumed at least one sugar-sweetened beverage per day during the past week,... Read more
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