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Palm Beach County, FL, Selected as Finalist for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize

Community Improvement Efforts Contribute to Progress  in National Prize Selection Process   West Palm Beach, FL – Palm Beach County, Florida, was chosen as a finalist for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize. As a 2021 finalist, Palm Beach County is one step closer to

Lose the “Quarantine 15” with Let’s Move,  Palm Beach County’s Biggest Physical Activity Challenge

Lose the “Quarantine 15” with Let’s Move, Palm Beach County’s Biggest Physical Activity Challenge

Registration is now open! West Palm Beach, Fla.– Jeans fitting a little tighter? Having a hard time getting off the couch? Feeling a little down? COVID-19’s restrictions to daily lives have contributed to struggles with weight gain, inactivity and mental health. The ninth annual Let’s Move!

Katrina Blackmon gives to her neighbors with the extra she has

Katrina Blackmon gives to her neighbors with the extra she has

Katrina Blackmon was initially drawn to Palm Health Foundation by the people who make up the Healthier Neighbors community. Healthier Neighbors is part of Palm Health Foundation’s Healthier Together initiative, and has been addressing the behavioral health needs of the Northern West Palm

Mini Grants are Making a Big Impact in the Healthier Jupiter Community

Mini Grants are Making a Big Impact in the Healthier Jupiter Community

    In 2020, Healthier Jupiter accepted an impactful donation that helped expand their mini-grant program. For the past five years, the initiative has provided mini grants that fund community projects addressing healthy eating, active living and mental health. Funding from The Morgan

Amplifying Community Voices

Amplifying Community Voices

Palm Health Foundation began collecting personal stories from community residents in 2018 in order to better understand our communities and give them a voice, connect youth with their local history, and develop activities to improve health and well-being. Recognizing the complex web of factors

Healthier Lake Worth Beach Helps Revitalize Historic Unity Wall

Healthier Lake Worth Beach Helps Revitalize Historic Unity Wall

    Healthier Lake Worth Beach, a Palm Health Foundation Healthier Together community, helped orchestrate the revitalization of Lake Worth Beach’s Unity Wall, a structure that once segregated the white and black sides of town. The revitalization project is bringing together artists

Transforming Communities Through the Social Determinants of Health

Transforming Communities Through the Social Determinants of Health

As we continue to celebrate five years of the Healthier Together initiative, Palm Health Foundation leadership shares how Healthier Together has transformed Palm Beach County communities in this article, written for Grantmakers in Health:                    

Learning about Community Health through Stories and over “Tables”

Learning about Community Health through Stories and over “Tables”

 Érika Canda Reflects on her Internship at PHF   Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic I discovered Palm Health Foundation (PHF) two months after I graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University, where I studied Biology (Pre-Med). By that time, I had decided to pursue a career in public

Nursing Scholar Finds Solace at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens  Through Healers in the Gardens Program

Nursing Scholar Finds Solace at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens Through Healers in the Gardens Program

West Palm Beach, FL– When Palm Beach State University nursing student and Palm Health Foundation nursing scholarship recipient Elizabeth Lubin heard about Healers in the Gardens, a complimentary day of art and nature at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens (ANSG) offered to nurses, she jumped at the

Palm Health Foundation’s 2020 Grant Recipients  Created Powerful Partnerships and Connections During COVID-19

Palm Health Foundation’s 2020 Grant Recipients Created Powerful Partnerships and Connections During COVID-19

Palm Health Foundation’s 2.3 million investment served as catalyst to bring organizations and residents together during a time of deep need, isolation and apprehension.   West Palm Beach, FL–Palm Health Foundation, Palm Beach County’s community foundation for health, invested 2,316,345 in