History

Since 1997, Healthy Adventures Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation (formally established as a non-profit in 2007), has been working to promote the overall health and well-being of communities. Healthy Adventures Foundation was formerly a part of Wendy's Health & Fitness Services. 

 

Community Associations and Partnerships

Healthy Adventures Foundation takes an integral and active role in many community based initiatives and collaboratives. Here are just a few of partners:

California Schools VEBA

Community Research Foundation

County of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation

County of San Diego Health and Human Services - Aging and Independent Services

County of San Diego Health and Human Services - Polinsky Children's Center

County of San Diego Libraries

HealthWay Trust

MiraCosta College

Promises 2 Kids

San Diego Public Library

 

Awards and Recognition

  • American Cancer Society Board of Directors – East Region Volunteer of the year (1997)
  • Most support to the M-SPAN project as a small business (1999)
  • Coalition on Children and Weight – San Diego (2003)
  • Community Team Member of Year by County of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation (2004)
  • “Great American Backyard Campout” Outstanding Community Service (2007/2008) 
  • Nominated for San Diego Magazine’s Woman of the Year and chosen as a finalist (2009)
  • Health and Human Services - County of San Diego - East Region Public Health Champion for 2012
  • Community Team Member of Year by County of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation (2012)

Grant Funding

Healthy Adventures Foundation has managed almost $300,000 in small grant projects throughout the years with great success from organizations such as:

  • California Adolescent Nutiriton and Fitness programs
  • Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles
  • United States Department of Agriculture - 4 Nutrition Network Mini-Grants
  • San Diego Ag in the Classroom Gardening Grant
  • Disney Minnie Grant
  • Youth Service America/United Health Care
  • Do Something
  • Mt. Empire Collaborative Grant
  • Grossmont Healthcare District through the City of La Mesa
  • California Endowment
  • County Employee's Charitable Organization
  • Whole Foods Gardening Grant
  • Fallbrook Healthcare District (2012-2016)
  • National Park and Recreation Association (in partnership with County of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation)
  • Jump Start Grants for East Region and North Central - County of San Diego HHSA Aging and Independent Services
  • High Mowing Seed Grant 
  • Seeds of Change Grant
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