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The key to a healthy community and a Healthier You

Alongside the health of your own family habits, it’s also important to consider the health of those within your surrounding communities that may need a helping hand. Many communities are underserved as the availability to healthier choices are virtually non-existent. There are many outlets in your local community, like Feeding America, that work hard to make sure the underserved are given equal healthy options to choose from.

Such organizations rely on non profit fundraisers to fund its efforts year-round. Participating in a non profit fundraiser is easier than you think. If you’re unable to give money, many organizations are open to volunteers and mentors. They also welcome creative fundraising ideas for non profits.


Two Healthy Fundraising Ideas for Medical Nonprofits

American Heart Association recommends eating eight or more fruit and vegetable servings a day; for an average adult consuming 2,000 calories daily, that means about 4 ½ cups per day. Americans typically consume about half of those recommended daily servings, according to the association.

More than 80 percent of risk factors for heart disease and stroke, which are the leading causes of death in the United States, are preventable through dieting, regular exercise, and not smoking.