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Community Champion: summerlunch+

Community Champion: summerlunch+

There are many school nutrition programs that exist across the city, feeding almost 200,000 kids in Toronto daily, but once the school year ends many families find themselves without support. summerlunch+ is one organization in Toronto working to change that. Founded...

New Recipes from Danforth-East York!

New Recipes from Danforth-East York!

What better way to celebrate Choose to Boost Veggies & Fruit than with a collection of healthy recipes from our community? Need a little food inspiration? Check out the delicious, quick and easy ideas that our community of partners came up with! Click the photo...

Community Champions: Ms Cini

Community Champions: Ms Cini

Ms Stephanie Cini teaches media literacy and is the Special Education Teacher at Selwyn Elementary School. Ms Cini has been a huge champion of healthy living, and partnered with the Healthy Kids Community Challenge to bring Recess Revival to her school community. To...

Grab Some Good!

Grab Some Good!

Every other Thursday, Healthy Kids Community Challenge Danforth-East York joins up with FoodShare, Toronto Public Health & the TTC for the Grab Some Good pop up market! The market is located at Victoria Park Subway Station from 3:00 - 7:00 pm. In many Toronto...

Summer Passport Available!

Summer Passport Available!

Looking for healthy programs in Danforth-East York? Check out our 2018 Summer Passport with info on food markets, community kitchens, family programs, wading pools, splash pads, indoor & outdoor pools, splash pads & emergency food assistance! CLICK HERE to...

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...

World Water Day!

World Water Day!

Today is World Water Day! Here in Toronto, we are so lucky to have access to clean, fresh water straight from our kitchen sinks! Did you know that the City of Toronto tests the water every six hours to ensure it's free from bacteria and safe to drink? When you fill up...