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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
DOWNLOAD GREAT STARTS WITH BREAKFAST SURVEY REPORT (pdf)
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
Dec 16 2014
Grants will train teen volunteers across Virginia to promote healthy lifestyles RICHMOND- The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) has awarded $48,000 in grants to 24 youth organizations across Virginia to start or support chapters of VFHY’s award-winning Y Street teen volunteer group,... Read more

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