Fresh Food Initiative

RHI Profile of the Week: Fresh Food Initiative The Fresh Food Initiative aims to increase Montana residents’ access to healthy food and local products. The Fresh Food Initiative works on various activities, including: the Helena Food Share revitalization, distribution of locally grown food through the mobile farm stand; increasing nutritious food options through the Grocery […]

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Health in the 406

What is Health in the 406? Health in the 406 is regular communication by DPHHS on a variety of wellness topics designed to raise awareness of health issues that impact the daily lives of Montanans. They have regular scheduled messages that go out each month and special edition message as appropriate. If you have a topic […]

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Montana No Kid Hungry: “Breakfast After the Bell”

End child hunger in Montana by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day. In Montana, 1 in 5 children struggle with hunger.  That’s 45,700 kids in Montana as well as their families.  For children at risk of hunger, the number doubles to 92,000 children that have experienced hunger and lack access to […]

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Shape Up Montana

Shape Up Montana February 1 – May 1, 2018 Registration Begins January 1, 2018 Ready to get back into shape after the holidays? The Shape Up Montana program is a team wellness program where teams, made up of friends, family members, coworkers, etc. can compete against other teams across the state of Montana. In the […]

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Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital Health Classes

Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital provides many free classes that highlight different health and wellness topics. One of the classes they feature is a Weekly Bereavement Support Group. Marcus Daly Hospice offers an opportunity to share and learn from others suffering from the death of a loved one. The hospital explains that grief is an emotional, physical, and […]

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Cooking for Wellness

“To ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.” The Cancer Support Community (CSC) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing emotional support, education and hope for people with cancer and their loved ones, free of charge. Through participation in professionally led support groups, educational workshops […]

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Shelby Schools Parent-Teacher Conference Wellness Fair

Toole County Health Department is partnering with several community organizations to host a Wellness Fair during Parent-Teacher Conferences at the Shelby Elementary School. This is one small part of the Toole County Community Health Improvement Plan in which their goal is to improve the overall health and health literacy of Toole County residents. The target […]

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River City Harvest

Posted on August 14, 2017 In 2008, Deb Oleynik and Amy Grisak, a freelance writer on gardening subjects, approached Cascade county Extension Service agent Wes Crouch about starting a community garden in Great Falls to provide a gardening location for those without an ideal growing area at home.  Theresa Kiss joined them shortly there after. […]

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The KidsPack Program

HRDC believes nobody should go to bed hungry. The Healthy KidsPack Program strives to alleviate childhood hunger by providing nutritionally balanced, kid-friendly foods to area elementary students every Friday during the school year. Healthy KidsPack is offered and accessible to every elementary school student regardless of income.  Providing this resource ensures that all kids have […]

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2017 Summer Lunch Program

The Community Cafe believes summer should be a stress-free time for parents and kids and want their Summer Meal Program to help. The Summer Meals Program is available all summer long, Monday thru Friday from 12pm-1pm! The lunch program is open to ALL kids and teens 18 and under. Free, healthy meals are available at meal sites across […]

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Livingston Community Garden

The Livingston Food Resource Center (LFRC) started the Community Garden in the summer of 2010 to provide a gathering place where local people can grow fresh produce for themselves and their families. Through collaboration with other Livingston service agencies, garden space is made available to Counterpoint, L’Esprit, the Girl Scouts, families, and individuals so that […]

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Healthy Kids Day!

Healthy Kids Day is April 29th, 2017!  The YMCA Healthy Kids Day is a fun-filled day of activities designed to promote healthy kids and families in spirit, mind, and body. This day celebrates the fun in fitness and introduces kids to an array of programs that teach healthy play and behavior. Healthy Kids Day is […]

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