THANK YOU, LINCOLN!
Your generous donations on Give to Lincoln Day 2018 in support of our WeCook Program and our Streets Alive! Community Development Project will help teach kids and families the skills to be healthy for life and improve the safety, vitality, and health of an entire neighborhood! Way to go, Lincoln.
Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln Wins
National Cancer Screening Award
Feb. 27, 2018 – The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT), an organization co-founded by the American Cancer Society and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, honored Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln with a national achievement award recognizing community leadership in the ongoing effort to save lives through early detection of colorectal cancer.
One of seven honorees nationwide, Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln received the 80% by 2018 National Achievement Award in the community category for leading the Nebraska Physicians Cancer Screening Project. The award recognizes individuals and organizations who dedicate their time, talent and expertise to advancing needed initiatives to reach the national goal of regularly screening 80% of adults age 50 or over for colorectal cancer. Learn more. Find colon cancer info, resource links.
LNKTV Health Features PHL
and Partners Monthly - meet our partners
Each month, LNKTV Health's TV's Shape of the City program features community organizations that are making a difference in our community. Shape of the City in the Kitchen features great nutrition information and tips to make healthy eating easier. LNKTV's Health Get Up and Go Series features unique and fun ways to be active and Bright Sports featuring inspiring work done by local nonprofits to improve community health. Watch the latest Shape of the City below and visit LNKTV Health for everything health, wellness, safety, and fitness in our community:
In the first segment, Safe Kids Lincoln Lancaster County talks about water safety in time for swimming season.
The second segment features gardening tips from Community Crops and some of Lincoln's community gardens.
The third segment offers tips for protection from mosquito and tick bites from Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department.
The final segment features all the ways to stay active this summer through Lincoln Parks and Recreation.
Find an LNKTV Health program schedule, live streaming and video-on-demand options at this link.
Bright Spots: "We Cook" Helps Kids
LNKTV Health highlights community programs that help make a difference in our city. In this Bright Spot about the WeCook program, kids havie fun while learning the kinds of nutrition and fitness activities that will make them healthy for life. WeCook promotes physical fitness and teaches at-risk youth and their families how to cook simple, healthy foods and learn more about gardening.
Fitness Levels UP!
The Lincoln Journal Star 2016 Community Update (pictured here), features the yearlong efforts of Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln and all our partners to improve the health of our community, and moving towards our goal of FIT BY 2020. READ MORE
Partnerships Make a Collective Impact
Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln collaborates with non-profits across the city to improve the wellness of our community. Throughout the year, we feature the work our partners do to impact the health and fitness of our city. Each month we spotlight the current highlights and happenings of featured partners.
Foundation singles out city, Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln, LPS Wellness Program, LLCHD, WorkWell
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), America’s largest philanthropy devoted solely to the public's health, has recognized the city of Lincoln, the work of Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln and our partners, WorkWell, Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department, and the LPS Wellness Program, for progress made locally in addressing the nationwide obesity epidemic. The foundation recently committed $500M over ten years to target childhood obesity across the country, bringing their investment total since 2007 to $1B to reverse childhood obesity rates. Read their article about Lincoln.