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May 12 2015
More than 60,000 Virginians will participate in the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth’s day of action to raise awareness about the contents of popular sugary drinks RICHMOND – On Wednesday, May 13, students, teachers, youth activists, community organizations and health advocates statewide will... Read more
Apr 20 2015
Survey data released at fourth Weight of the State childhood obesity prevention conference Richmond, VA – Twenty-eight percent of Virginians have difficulty finding fresh fruits and vegetables to purchase in their communities, according to the results of a new survey examining Virginians’ access to... Read more
Mar 26 2015
Youth volunteers across Virginia help make schools 100% tobacco-free Richmond, VA– The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) is launching its 24/7 Campaign, a youth-driven initiative to help schools become tobacco-free 24 hours a day, seven days a week. VFHY is also launching a website,... Read more
Jan 21 2015
Dec 16 2014
Grants to 62 groups statewide will promote healthy, tobacco-free lifestyles RICHMOND- The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) has awarded $9.2 million in grants to 62 organizations across Virginia for three-year grants for youth tobacco-use prevention programs. The grants will fund... Read more