We work to ensure children can be healthy in healthy neighborhoods.
Roosevelt Healthy Corner Store Network
Increasing access to affordable healthy food options in collaboration with local corner stores, health systems, academia, food distributors and farmers.
Complete Streets & Environmental Justice
We co-lead a complete streets coalition with community leaders and government partners to ensure the neighborhood we serve are safe and walkable. We also work on community-led advocacy with state and local health entities in remediating contaminated properties, as well as, improving air and water quality.
A youth entrepreneurial program running a community farm stand in Roosevelt and Hempstead to increase affordable healthy food options to reduce obesity and address food desert declaration.
Healthy Seniors, Healthy Life
We provide coordination of basic needs services and food distribution for seniors aging in place in the communities we serve. Partnering with World Central Kitchen, Health & Welfare Council of Long Island, and The Hispanic Federation, we have been able to distribute 18,000 hot meals during the peak of the 2019 pandemic. We also partner with United Way of Long Island for the Seniors Safe at Home program providing at-home kits for 250 seniors and bi-weekly grocery shopping.