Healthy Savannah is dedicated to making Savannah a healthier place to live. Our aim is to increase opportunities for citizens to engage in physical activity and consume a nutritious, balanced diet. During the summer of 2007, Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson launched the Healthy Savannah initiative, with the aim of making Savannah a healthier place to live.
We will lead and support healthy lifestyles in Savannah by:
– Creating an environment that makes a healthy choice an easy choice
– Building a collaborative network that identifies and shares resources
– Collecting and disseminating information
– Promoting best practices and supporting innovative programs, and Advocating for effective policies
Savannah is a community committed to supporting healthy lifestyles.
Our Board of Directors:
Healthy Savannah is operated by a diverse group of dedicated volunteers. See the Meet the Board page to learn more about our team.
Healthy Savannah brings together a network of over 100 community organizations. We are proud to work with each and every one, and continue to grow every day. Find out who Our Partners are.
Grants: Giving and Receiving
Healthy Savannah receives funds from the Healthcare Georgia Foundation, Childhood Obesity Prevention Program. Read About the Grant for more information about how we are able to do what we do. Savannah Morning News also covered the receipt of the HGF grant with a fantastic, in-depth article. Healthy Savannah receives grant, targets childhood obesity. Healthy Savannah is fortunate enough to be able to provide mini-grants to other, local, non-profit organizations, read more here.
For a full break down of Healthy Savannah funding check out our Funding Overview.