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AHA fosters and supports community efforts to make healthy eating and physical activity the way of life in Wake County.

Support AHA on #GivingTuesday

Black Friday  and Cyber Monday have come and gone, and Tuesday, Nov. 29, marks #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving. Help us increase our impact in Wake County! Consider giving of your time and financial support: Volunteers to crunch data Volunteers for Dig In (March 4, 2017) $20 covers printing More

Perspectives (November 2016)

One more cool thing in our area: fruit trees and berry bushes on the NC State greenway. This month, the first of these were planted with funds obtained by AHA. The project itself was co-led by NC State Grounds and Maintenance and a fantastic horticulture professor and her class. More

Wake Voters Approve Bond for Transit Plan

Last week, 53% of Wake County voters approved the Transit Plan referendum on the ballot, and thus approved a one-half percent local sales and use tax referendum to fund the Wake County Transit Plan. Over the next few months, the GoTriangle Board of Trustees will take the steps necessary More

Growing Leaders and Gardens at Wakefield High School

There’s so much more than food growing from the gardens at Wakefield High School in Raleigh. Researchers, mentors, entrepreneurs, business managers and community champions are all growing under the direction of Career and Technical Education teacher Jodi Riedel. Riedel’s Introduction to Horticulture students have a wide range of hands-on More

AHA Matters: Kristin Kelly

“Raleigh has been my home for more than 25 years. I’ve been fortunate to experience first-hand the fabric of this strong community—the growth, opportunity and remarkable people and places that continue to flourish here. Being part of AHA means that I get to play a supporting role in the More

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