Thrive United.
Live United.

We believe everyone in our community deserves a lifetime of good health. So our programs help North Texans thrive, both now and in the future.

Good health affects everything from how well a child can learn to how much an adult can earn. That’s why we create, lead and invest in programs that enable residents to get and stay healthy. Together, we give North Texans the opportunity to live longer, better lives.

Our Approach

Without healthy habits, a safe place to call home or quality healthcare, it’s hard to lead a productive life. We seek to change this by teaching and promoting healthy living, preventing family violence and providing healthcare to those who need it most.


Challenge 35%

of children and 66% of adults in the Dallas Metro are overweight or obese


Progress 47,335

people served are eating right and exercising

Our Programs

We create and lead a range of programs that ensure the health and wellbeing of North Texans. Our efforts today prevent health issues that shorten lives and strain community resources.

Healthy Living

We support programs that encourage healthy eating and exercise behaviors, promote sobriety, address mental health and provide access to primary care.

Healthy Zone Schools

Helps schools create a health-conscious culture that improves academic performance and encourages habits for lifelong wellbeing.

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Just Keep Livin Foundation

Provides afterschool fitness and wellness activities that encourage exercise, nutrition, teamwork, gratitude and community service.

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Kids Teaching Kids

Engages high school culinary students to create healthy recipes for elementary students to prepare in their 21-Day healthy snacking Challenge.

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North Texas Summer & Supper Council

Supports community organizations that provide nutritious meals to children during the summer months when school is out of session.

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Family Violence Prevention

From intervention services to parental education to therapy and advocacy for victims, we support a range of exceptional North Texas programs that help break the cycle of family violence.

H.O.P.E.S. – Healthy Outcomes through Prevention & Early Support

Gives local parents the instruction, resources and skills to create home environments in which young children can thrive.

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Healthy Moms & Babies

We help provide prenatal healthcare and pediatric care to those who otherwise wouldn’t have it, so families can treat minor issues before they become major ones and avoid health issues in the future.

Texas Home Visiting Program

Matches parents and soon-to-be-parents with trained home visitors that teach positive parenting strategies and how to prepare kids for kindergarten.

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Our Advocacy Work

We are in a unique position to mobilize a wide range of stakeholders to push bi-partisan legislation that can change the trajectory of thousands in our region. We advocate for community health and wellness by expanding effective practices that improve the physical and mental health of individuals. Learn more about our advocacy work and how you can get involved.

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Social Innovation Accelerator

Our Social Innovation Accelerator supports, develops and invests in bold new solutions in the areas of education, income and health. We’re working to fill the gaps in North Texas services to improve the building blocks of opportunity. Here are just a few of the participants that focus on health.

Bonton Farms

An urban farming organization transforming the Bonton neighborhood in southern Dallas by providing healthy food, nutritional programs and employment opportunities.

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POETIC

Provides trauma therapy and support services to girls who have experienced child maltreatment, commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking.

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Rosa es Rojo

Makes wellness and prevention accessible to the high-risk cancer population of Latino women in North Texas.

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