Healthy Kids Community Challenge

Community Screen-Free Event SponsorshipJune 18, 2018

This summer, Healthy Kids Community Challenge Hastings Prince Edward would like to sponsor screen-free community events hosted by local organizations. Community events promote social interaction for families and help to build community connections.

Healthy Kids Community Challenge will provide up to $500 of funding to help cover the costs of healthy food, venue fees and/or incorporating a physical activity component to the event. Successful applicants will also receive up to fifteen screen-free kits and prizes to distribute at the event. The screen-free kits and prizes include frisbees, balls, skipping ropes, children’s books, activity books, drawstring bags and gift cards to Ontario Provincial Parks. Events that include a physical activity component may receive additional screen-free kits.

Event Requirements:

  • Be hosted by a local community organization
  • Be free and open to the public
  • Be a children’s event (Ages 0-12)
  • Be held by August 31, 2018
  • Be a screen-free event (i.e. no movies)
  • Agree to share screen time messages provided by Healthy Kids Community Challenge
  • Serve healthy food (if providing food)*

*Food/beverages served reinforce HKCC key messages (e.g. vegetables & fruit, water to drink)

To apply online, click here

Apply by: July 6, 2018

If you have any questions about this initiative please contact healthykids@hpeph.ca or call 613-966-5500 ext. 371.


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