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Request for Proposals: Duval County Healthy Start Services

The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition is seeking a qualified provider to implement Healthy Start services in Duval County aimed at addressing the region’s infant mortality rate.   Funding of up to…

Request for Proposals: Azalea Project Healthy Start Services

The Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition is seeking a qualified provider to implement Healthy Start services for our Azalea Project aimed at reducing the risk-taking behavior in substance using pregnant…

Make a Difference! Leadership Academy Spring 2019 graduation

Four community residents graduated as part of the Spring 2019 Make a Difference! Leadership Academy on May 30, the eleventh class to finish the program, an initiative of the Magnolia…

Guest Post: A ‘healthy start’ to a career in public health

Mayuri Patel is a Master of Public Health candidate in epidemiology from Benedictine University in Chicago who interned with the Coalition’s Azalea Project throughout the Spring semester of 2019. Mayuri’s…

Meet our staff: Jim Allen

Chief Accountant Jim Allen has worked with the Coalition for almost six years, after working with the agency as a contractor for five years prior to that. Since he is…

Magnolia Project hosts Emory University students to volunteer and learn about women’s health issues

Twelve female students from Emory University in Atlanta embarked with Volunteer Emory on a spring break field trip to the Coalition’s Magnolia Project to volunteer for two events and learn…

NEFL Nurse-Family Partnership: Encouraging families to successfully meet their goals

Kiriana Mathis found out she was pregnant in the middle of her tenth-grade year of high school and endured many of life’s hard setbacks, but that didn’t stop her from…

National Health Corps Florida members retreat in St. Augustine

While our National Health Corps Florida AmeriCorps members spend majority of their term in service to others, the program also ensures our members have an enjoyable experience full of fun…

Meet our staff: Patrice Alston

  Patrice Alston has been with the Coalition’s Magnolia Project for over three years as the data entry/interviewer. She was referred to the position by a friend who knew her…

Baker County Infant Mortality Task Force reaches new moms at Community Baby Shower

Eleven moms (along with their kids and family members) received valuable information to help give their baby the best start in life at the Baker County Community Baby Shower on…