Grants were awarded to 73 organizations and local groups
Grants were awarded to 73 organizations and groups of neighbors to support activities that promoted social connections and increased healthy behaviors, healthy eating and active living.
A total of 243 applications were received from throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
The 2013 grants ranged from $500 to $5,000.
The 2013 recipients of the Neighborhood Health Connection Grants were:
Firebellies teaches middle-school students the art and science of healthy cooking