Good health makes a difference throughout our daily lives: at home, at work, shopping for groceries. People who are physically and mentally well are more involved, productive and empowered.
|Washington Access Fund »The Access Fund is a statewide Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) established by and for people with disabilities in Washington state. Puget Sound Christian Clinic »PSCC has provided primary health care to the low-income insured since 2003. With 48% of our patients traveling 15-40 miles, we are expanding throughout Puget Sound, providing holistic medical care in communities where patients live. Encompass Northwest »Encompass supports children and families in the Snoqualmie Valley and the East Side.
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Recent Foundation Activities
Health Philanthropy Partnership
The Seattle Foundation is participating in the Health Philanthropy Partnership, a funders group interested in working together to help healthcare reform succeed in this state. We are exploring how to bring ideas of coordination and collaboration around healthcare to Washington.
Informal Health, Fitness and Social Activities Support Healthy Lifestyles
The YMCA of Greater Seattle provides opportunities for youth and adults to participate in health, fitness and social activities that support healthy lifestyles. Informal options, such as walking clubs that meet at work lunch, make it possible for people to be active where they work.
21.3%, or about 11,000 King County students in grade 8, 10, and 12 are overweight.
|The Health of Washington State
The Health of Washington State, 2007 assesses health status and related topics that are important to the Washington State Department of Health’s mission of protecting and improving health in Washington.
Health of King County Report
The Health of King County is a synthesis of public health data designed to provide a broad overview of the health of King County residents.
Kids Count Data Center
The Annie E. Casey Foundation's KIDS COUNT Data Center provides more than 100 indicators of child well-being, including economic status, health, safety and risk factors.
Closing the Gap
There is a growing movement that acknowledges, researches, and provides creative approaches to this threat to our health based on a strategic analysis of the role of race in both the problems and the solutions. This report identifies best practices around the country, from both inside and outside of the health care system.