Goal: Improve the health of children by empowering families 

Parents and caregivers contribute to the environments in which their children live, learn and grow. They influence their children’s health by demonstrating behaviors and attitudes that set the tone for their family. By interacting with children, caregivers develop connections that affect behaviors. In these three ways, families impact the physical and mental health, ongoing development and prevalence of risk behaviours among children.

Sarah White and son, Oliver, are local strong family

Palisade, Colo. – It’s just after 3 p.m. on a Tuesday, and Sarah White is feeding her son, Oliver, a snack. The toddler is a big eater. White, a 21-year-old single mom and college student, cuts cherry tomatoes at the kitchen counter of her Palisade home while Oliver devours a banana.  Read More…

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