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AHA improves the health and well-being of Wake County residents by facilitating and supporting community initiatives.

Kudos to Healthy Schools in Wake County

AHA visited 16 schools across Wake County during the AHA Winners Tour May 10-11 to present the Brains and Bodies Awards and the Sneakers and Spokes Awards for the 2017-2018 school year.  Cathy Moore, Deputy Superintendent for Academic Achievement for Wake County Public Schools System (WCPSS), kicked off the More

Farm to Child Care: System Change in Wake County

Juicy peaches, fresh sweet watermelon, and yes, even vegetables like zucchini and squash are the norm at many child care facilities in Wake County now. It’s all thanks to Farm to Child care—policy and systems change work that is now in its fourth year. In Wake County, there has More

Congratulations to 2018 Healthy School Award Winners!

AHA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Healthy School Awards! AHA will visit each of the winning schools during the Winners Tour May 10-11, 2018 and celebrate their success! Thanks to Cathy Moore, Deputy Supt. for Academic Instruction at Wake County Public Schools, for announcing winners this More

Perspectives (March 2018)

Here’s what we’re up to: Resilience & Safe Routes to School. There are a number of exciting updates! Here are just a few highlights related to ACEs Resilience work: KPJR, the company that produced the documentary Resilience, is holding a live Twitter Town Hall Forum with Q&A on ACEs and More

Upcoming Youth Volunteer Days Support Our Community: Do You Need Help?

Several local organizations are hosting volunteer opportunities for area youth to serve the community this spring. Activate Good’s Teen Days of Service are April 20-22. The Youth Day of Service on May 12 is hosted by six organizations: Boy Scouts of America Occoneechee Council, Girl Scouts – North Carolina More

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