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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...

Community Champion: Councillor Mary Fragedakis

Community Champion: Councillor Mary Fragedakis

Councillor Mary Fragedakis is a life-long resident of Danforth-East York and has served as a City Councillor for Ward 29 since 2010, spanning the area north of the Danforth from Bayview Ave to Coxwell. In her role as City Councillor, she has been a strong voice for...

Calling all Healthy Kids: 10-5-2-1-0 Challenge!

Calling all Healthy Kids: 10-5-2-1-0 Challenge!

Update! The deadline for entering has been extended to Friday March 24, 2017! Be sure to get your entries in ASAP for a chance to win a new bike! We’re excited to invite kids & families in Danforth-East York to show us how they are living a healthy lifestyle in...

Join us for a Community of Practice Luncheon!

Join us for a Community of Practice Luncheon!

February 2nd, 2017 | 12 - 2:30 PM | 1245 Danforth Ave., Unit 3 Healthy Kids Community Challenge Danforth East-York would like to invite your organization, local business & residents to a luncheon to help us plan for Theme 3, which begins in April 2017! The focus...