In 2020, Healthier Neighbors invested another $50,000 into 38 residents within the 33404, 33401 and 33407 zip codes. This included 8 business awards and 23 community projects. We were extremely excited to meet new winners and welcome back some returning winners from our first year.
Working with organizations to prevent and heal toxic work environments by establishing safe spaces for open discussion
Providing virtual healing services to mothers of murdered children in PBC
Teaching students (grades 5-8) the benefits of healthy eating and healthy living
Providing healthy snacks and nutritional education to parents and children receiving instructional tennis and homework help with the GPTA.
12-week virtual program with BRIDGES RB addressing mental health in black men
Providing women and children with a safe place to quarantine and distance from abusive domestic situations until they are able to receive assistance or relocate
Opportunity for restaurants and aspiring food vendors to rent out mobile food units for affordable prices without incurring the major costs to buy and own a space.
Video programming and music training experience for youth. They will become certified in behind the scenes productions work.
Virtual conference connecting local government officials, mental health organizations, faith based organizations, and PBC residents in hopes reducing mental health stigma. Counseling sessions for 30 families.
Introducing students to minority and black owned businesses in PBC. Includes a mental health and healthy eating workshop.
Educational course for the community bringing awareness to sexual crimes against children and introducing preventive strategies for combating exploitation and abuse.
Bringing yoga and meditation to the African American community by providing free classes via YouTube, Twitch, and the JumpForJoi.com website (adhering to social distancing).
The continuation of a community garden planted, harvested, and distributed by homeless and at-risk volunteers in the Northwest community. This will provide fresh produce and nutrition education to the community.
A multi part educational series that aims empower individuals, give them the tools and skills that will afford better opportunities in life, and help them understand that their path to success starts with their own mindset.
Distributing a therapeutic coloring book to young students in order to teach them healthy ways of expressing anger and frustration at an early age.
Campaign to encourage residents in Northern WPB to increase their water intake by introducing different types of flavor infused waters. Also educating the community on healthier alcohol consumption.
Educating African American males in Riviera Beach (age 10-19) on the importance of food production & how to produce healthier foods through hydrophonic farming. Mentoring on life skills & personal development.
Art course in which community members receive free supplies and are able to participate and practice mindfulness while safe at home.
Young girls in 33404, 33401, 33407 will complete service projects based on a social issue of their choosing in the areas of health and wellness, leadership, and social justice.
Addressing food insecurity and aiming to prevent diet related illness in the community. Residents will receive a gift card with funds that can only purchase fresh fruit and vegetables.
Mentoring African American males age 10-14 in the community and encouraging principles of leadership and self awareness. Mentees will learn life skills such as money management, meal planning, team building, speech, and much more.
Providing healthy food choices to students in Riviera Beach on weekends when there is no access to the Summer Feeding Program.
Delivering boxes throughout the community with various art supplies to be used as therapeutic tools for individuals to express themselves during or after trauma.
Covid 19 Business Restructure. Transitioning to online workshops for minority families of children with autism.
Production company producing performing arts such as acting, dancing, and singing for children seeking an outlet or seeking to showcase their talent.
Start up business specializing in skincare and wellness services using herbal remedies and holistic care techniques.
Mobile fitness and nutrition services for seniors from a personal trainer during Covid 19.
Healthy lifestyle group for mothers. Includes affordable bootcamps, healthy meal assistance, assistance building an at home gym, and support groups.
The property management, landscaping, lawn maintenance, and bookkeeping full package for various communities.
Mobile cooking class for children 2-12 years old. Building literacy, mathematic social, emotional, fine motor, and hand-eye coordination skills.
Licensed midwife providing compassionate, comprehensive & individualized prenatal care, labor, home birth & postpartum care.
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