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Healthy Start Advocates in Tallahassee for Children’s Week

    Healthy Start board members, volunteers and staff traveled to Tallahassee Tuesday to advocate for Florida’s children. The annual initiative brought together parents, children, policy makers, professionals, community leaders and…

BB&T hosts “Financial Education Day” at Magnolia Project

The BB&T Bank Bus made a stop at the Magnolia Project yesterday to provide financial resources for Project participants and other interested persons in Pearl Plaza. The bank pulled over 35 credit reports…

The importance of children’s health care: bringing attention to the issue

At our Springing into Children’s Health Care event on March 26, we were able to complete Florida KidCare applications for 90 families in Northeast Florida, allowing them to take the…

March for Babies with Healthy Start

Every day, babies are born too soon, too small and often very sick. We invite you to make a difference for Northeast Florida’s babies by joining the Healthy Start Coalition to “March for Babies.”…

Springing into Children’s Health Care

Thank you to everyone participated in and supported our event on Saturday, March 26. The event was a complete success and tons of fun! Ronald McDonald entertained families, while community organizations…

NEFL Teen Pregnancy Task Force Meeting

When: April 13, 2011 Location: Shands Jacksonville Towers, Mason Room, 580 W. 8th St., Jacksonville, FL 32209 Time: 4-5:30 pm As the NEFL Teen Pregnancy Task Force moves forward, they are…

Springing into Children’s Health Care

When: March 26, 2011 Location: 5801 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207 Time: 11am-2pm Hosted by: McDonald’s & K-Mart Sponsored by: Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition, St. Vincent’s Health Care, Florida…

New Town Success Zone Photographers Debut at ArtWalk

Community photographers from the New Town Success Zone are making their debut at the April Jacksonville Art Walk. Approximately 10 women participated in a PhotoVoice Project, entitled “Strengthening the Voices…

ReachUp, Inc. Hosting Conference May 12 & 13, 2011

Fathers play an important role in their children’s lives. ReachUp, Inc is hosting a conference on fatherhood in May to look at the impact dads can and will have on…

Backwards Until 2 – Latest Car Seat Recommendation

The AAP, a leading resource for child health information, released a new recommendation to keep children in a rear-facing car seat until they are 2 years old or have reached…