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Bronx Health REACH was formed in 1999 to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health outcomes in diabetes and heart disease in African American and Latino communities in the southwest Bronx. Since then, the Bronx Health REACH coalition, led by the Institute for Family Health, has grown to include over 70 community-based organizations, health care providers, faith-based institutions, housing, and social service agencies. In 2007, Bronx Health REACH was recognized as a Center of Excellence in the Elimination of Disparities by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and began providing Legacy Project grants to other community coalitions working to eliminate disparities in healthcare. Building on the progress made over the last decade, Bronx Health REACH will continue to work with community members, coalition members, partners, and funders to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health outcomes once and for all.

Institute for Family Health/Bronx Health REACH Receives $35,000 Grant from Newman’s Own Foundation to Support the Healthy Bodega Initiative

New York, NY (October 26, 2016)— For a second year in a row, Bronx Health REACH, a community coalition led by the Institute for Family Health, has received a $35,000 grant from Newman’s Own Foundation to support its Healthy Bodega Initiative. In partnership with the Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network, Inc. (HITN) and The Bodega …read more

News12Bronx Covers The Bronx Salad

News12Bronx stopped by the Mott Haven Bar and Grill to cover The Bronx Salad. You can watch it here.      

The Bronx Salad Covered by DNAinfo and PIX11News

Image: PIX11News Recently, DNAinfo and PIX11News covered the Bronx Salad. You can view the PIX11News video segment here. Below is the DNAinfo article: ‘Bronx Salad’ Aims to Improve Health in the Borough by Eddie Small October 3, 2016 Food in The Bronx normally conjures up images of people chowing down on ballpark snacks at Yankee …read more

Bronx County Recognized as One Of HealthyCommunity50 Members in Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge

New York, NY (September 15, 2016) – The Bronx, New York has been selected as one of 50 members of the HealthyCommunity50 in the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge and will receive a $10,000 community seed award. By participating in the Challenge, The Bronx is now in the running to receive a prize of up to …read more


The Partnership for a Healthier New York City Releases Citywide Advertising Campaign to Drink More Water

New York, NY (June 6, 2016)— Bronx Health REACH, the Bronx Borough Lead of The Partnership for a Healthier New York City, announces the debut of a citywide advertising campaign encouraging New Yorkers to drink more water. The media campaign promotes water as the best beverage choice. The choice is clear, for the health benefits and …read more

Boogie on the Boulevard, Aug. 16, 2015.

New Partners Join #Not62 Campaign in Response to Bronx County Health Ranking

New York, NY (March 16, 2016) – The Health Department, a member of #NOT62 Campaign for a Healthy Bronx, today praised 15 community group organizations for joining the coalition’s effort to improve the health status of the Bronx. Since its launch last year, the Campaign for a Healthy Bronx has worked to recruit the borough’s …read more

October 26, 2016

Bronx Health Reach believes reintroducing chocolate milk to the LA school system is not the solution to the food waste problem and is not healthy for students. NYC struggles with a similar predicament...

October 26, 2016

amNewYork reports that biking in NYC has increased, but The Bronx, New York is lagging, and as Transalt's Caroline Samponaro states, bike lanes would improve the overall health of the borough: “When...

October 26, 2016

The Institute for Family Health/Bronx Health Reach receives grant from Newman's Own Foundation....

October 25, 2016

Parents of Mott Hall V students getting out and enjoying fresh produce at their local farmer’s market Bronx Greenmarkets. What vegetables and fruits will you purchase from your local farmer’s mar...

October 24, 2016

Economist, author and director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University, Jeffrey Sachs, writes about how Disparities and high costs fuel the health care crisis, and offers solutions via The Bosto...

October 23, 2016

Our next Bronx Health Reach Faith-Based Outreach Initiative meeting will be held on TUES, OCT 25 from 4-6 p.m. at Walker Memorial Baptist Church (120 East 169th St, Bronx, NY 10-452). For more informa...