Press


NYC Says It Raised $400 Million to Combat Inequality During de Blasio’s First Term

April 3, 2018

The Observer

The Fund for Public Health in New York City was one of several city-affiliated nonprofits to help New York City raise more than $400 million in private and charitable funds during de Blasio’s first term for key initiatives seeking to combat inequity in the city, such as housing, immigration, health and workforce development. Read more

NYC Public Schools Are Turning to Design for Healthier Environments

October 26, 2017

Architectural Digest

Thanks to grant funding from Mental Health by Design, a Thrive NYC program, 15 wellness spaces were completed in New York City public schools across the five boroughs. Read more

One Community Garden at a Time: How New Yorkers are Fighting for Food Justice

June 12, 2017

The Guardian

Reporter Edward Helmore writes about how city-wide gardening programs such as the FPHNYC-supported program Building Healthy Communities are reshaping the food justice landscape in New York City. Read more

 

Free Classes for Pregnant Women

June 1, 2017

Brooklyn News 12

NYC DOHMH Healthy Start Program, managed in partnership with FPHNYC, was featured on NY12. Funded by HRSA, the program ensures that pregnant women in Brooklyn areas with the highest maternal mortality rates receive supportive pregnancy education courses.  Watch here

“NYC Public Housing (NYCHA) Farms – A Twist on Urban Agriculture”

December 7, 2016

NYC Food Policy

The Farms at NYCHA program was created through a partnership between NYCHA, Green City Force, The Fund for Public Health in New York City, and The NYC Mayor’s Office, and will be funded for at least three years. Read more on NYC Food Policy >