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: 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...

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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...

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