The Healthy Kids Community Challenge

Four communities in Toronto are taking part in the province wide Healthy Kids Community Challenge. The Healthy Kids Community Challenge unites communities with a common goal: promoting children’s health through physical activity and healthy eating.

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Introducing Theme 3: choose to Boost Veggies & Fruit

Make fruits & vegetables part of every meal and snack! The Canada Food Guide recommends that kids eat at least five servings of vegetables and fruit every day, but most children are not meeting this goal.

Produce is a rich source of vitamins, minerals, fiber and nutrients which provides kids with the overall energy they need to be physically active! Veggies & fruit are essential to kid’s health and are a great choice to satisfy hunger at any time of the day!

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Get involved with the Healthy Kids Community Challenge! Join us on our social media channels @HKCCEastYork and check the events page of the website regularly to get updated information about upcoming events and initiatives!

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Community Champions: Stephanie Joseph

Community Champions: Stephanie Joseph

Stephanie Joseph is a Peer Leader with the Healthy Kids Community Challenge Danforth-East York, and has lived in Flemingdon Park for over twenty years. Raising two young girls in the community, access to nutritious, healthy foods is important to Stephanie. In the...

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Community Champions: Stephanie Joseph

Community Champions: Stephanie Joseph

Stephanie Joseph is a Peer Leader with the Healthy Kids Community Challenge Danforth-East York, and has lived in Flemingdon Park for over twenty years. Raising two young girls in the community, access to nutritious, healthy foods is important to Stephanie. In the...

Recess Revival Round Up

Recess Revival Round Up

Recess Revival Round Up! Over the past six months, HKCC Danforth-East York has been visiting elementary schools over the lunch hour recess to encourage kids to be physically active! The Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines recommends that kids ages 5-17 get at least...

Community Champions: South Riverdale Community Health Centre

Community Champions: South Riverdale Community Health Centre

The South Riverdale Community Health Centre (SRCHC) is the lead agency of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge in Danforth-East York. SRCHC first opened its doors in 1976, in a former police station with a small staff of three health care professionals, cleaners and a...

10-5-2-1-0 Challenge Winners!

10-5-2-1-0 Challenge Winners!

Thank you! We want to say a huge THANK YOU to all the kids who entered the 10-5-2-1-0 Challenge! We had over 375 entries telling us all the ways that you like to stay healthy in Danforth-East York! Check out some of the great entries below! We put all the entries into...

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