The Healthy Kids Community Challenge
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!
Find your Service Area
We serve individuals and families living in the area bounded to the north by Steeles Avenue, to the south by Dixon Road, to the west by Highway 427 and to the East by the Humber River.
We offer services to residents in the Humber-Downsview area; from Steeles Avenue West (North) to Wilson Avenue (South) and from Humber River (West) to Bathurst Street (East).
We offer services to residents of Flemingdon, Thorncliffe, Victoria Village and Riverdale living between O’Connor Drive (north) and Lakeshore Boulevard (south); the Don Valley Parkway (west) and Coxwell Avenue (east).
We recently had the opportunity to share just how easy it is to choose water! It’s the perfect time: Summer is here, it’s getting hot outside, and the kids are even more active than ever! A water refilling station was launched at The Firgrove Centre and...
GIVE JUNK FOOD THE BOOT, CHOOSE TO BOOST VEGGIES AND FRUIT Friday, July 7th, 2017 4:00pm to 7:30pm | 972 Albion Road Cooking Demonstrations | Kids Activities | FREE Food Samples
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! 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...