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Our communities—the people and places we surround ourselves with—make a difference. That's why we collaborate, convene and fund others who are interested in addressing these pressing issues with us. Check out our Real Stories videos, which feature real stories of Minnesotans pulling together to make their communities healthier. You can also view our Pulling Together Minnesota campaign television commercials.
A commitment to healthy eating is just one way AICF inspires community members to be a part of reducing cancer inequities.
Bringing people together around food is a basic principle for Appetite for Change.
The game of Bocce is just one way people in Ventura Village unite in a common experience and create healthy and positive changes in their community.
Frogtown Park and Farm is a rare 12.5-acre green space in St. Paul that includes one of the largest urban farms in the country, connecting neighbors to resources in their community.
Farm to Head Start educates pre-school children in St. Paul by exploring nutrition through a variety of new and healthy farm-direct foods.
Sawtooth Mountain Clinic supports the health of the Cook County community with opportunities that extend far beyond the doctor’s office.
Trinity Lutheran Church of Hovland provides a welcoming trail where visitors can stretch their legs and be active in a unique, truly peaceful setting.
Rural places that appear to have a lot of food growing may actually be food deserts. Land Stewardship Project works with small and rural food co-ops to improve access to healthy foods.
Community gardens are an important connecting place at Hope Community. From planting and harvesting to preparing meals together, gardening strengthens the community and its members.
Learn more about the Walk & Talk trail -- where middle school students connect with one another while being physically active.
The Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota tackles the leading causes of preventable disease -- tobacco use, physical inactivity and unhealthy eating -- to increase health equity, transform communities and create a healthier state.