Northern Counties Health Care (NCHC) announced the community projects that were funded through RiseVT Amplify Grants in 2021.

Northern Counties Health Care (NCHC) announced the community projects that were funded through RiseVT Amplify Grants in 2021.

The RiseVT Grants are designed to amplify efforts to make the healthy choice the easy choice where we live, work, learn, and play. All of the projects funded through the program address one or more of the CDC strategies to reduce obesity and strive to increase access and reduce barriers to physical activity, healthy food, and/or physical, social, and emotional well-being.

Together, with funding from OneCare Vermont and collaboration with NEK Prosper!, nearly $10,000 was awarded to 8 local community partners and projects including:

  • Brighton Recreation for Lakeside Walking Path Revitalization and Line Dancing 
  • The Northeast Kingdom Community Action’s – Parent-Child Center Pedal Path
  • The Northeast Kingdom Human Service’s – Fun and Fresh Food in the NEK
  • And North Country Hospital’s – Fall Biking Bash

https://www.caledonianrecord.com/news/local/2021-grants-supported-wellness-efforts-in-st-johnsbury-and-island-pond/article_3d007483-328a-51f1-91cd-3d4b03afb6d6.html