Community Food Pantry

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Our September Healthy Waltham pantries will be September 9 & 23. NOTE-we are moving! Pantry will move to 119 School St., the parking lot of the Clark Government Center Building. Walkers will go to the front of the building and drive up will be at the rear lot of the building. NEW TIME: also we need to […]

Covid-19 Gift Card Drive

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In addition to organizing food markets, Healthy Waltham is distributing gift cards to people in need. We are getting food donations but we also need gift cards for grocery stores. Please help support our community – see this easy way you can help: Please donate a Hannaford gift card to a Waltham family in need.  Click on Hannaford […]

Latinx Outreach Worker

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Seeking part-time, temporary Latinx Outreach Coordinator to work with Waltham older adults Opportunity to assist Spanish-speaking older adults in Waltham. Healthy Waltham and Waltham Connections for Healthy Aging are seeking a part-time, temporary outreach coordinator to assist with outreach to Spanish-speaking senior citizens in Waltham 4-6 hours per week. This is an approximately 9-month, grant-funded […]

Spring Walk Schedule

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Join Waltham Walks to get outside and get moving this spring! Our 2019 program kicked off recently on Waltham Common. Anyone can join a walk and it’s free! Meet others and explore Waltham’s neighborhoods. Please see our Waltham Walks Schedule (revised May 1). New walks will be added through the summer. No sign-up needed, just show up […]

Introducing Fearless Foodies

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Healthy Waltham’s Fearless Foodies program is introducing Waltham elementary school students to fun ways to eat healthy foods. Using a cool superhero theme, our Nutrition Educator, Rebecca Toutant, RD, (“Ms. Toots”) is teaching kids about the power of healthy foods: protein for healthy bones and muscles, disease-fighting antioxidants, and heart-healthy fats. These are just some of the […]

Join us for a Walk!

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Walking is one of the healthiest, safest, and easiest ways to begin a fitness program and can be a big step toward improving your overall health. Why not join Waltham Walks, our new free program to get all Waltham residents out and walking this year? We kicked off this program in April with a community […]

Grant to Support Healthy Aging

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Tufts Health Plan Foundation Awards $100,240 to Healthy Waltham for Waltham Connections for Healthy Aging Tufts Health Plan Foundation announced a two-year grant of $100,240 to Healthy Waltham to support Waltham Connections for Healthy Aging, a city-wide initiative focused on connecting older people to one another and creating a more age-friendly city. The grant reflects […]

Waltham Connections

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We are pleased to announce our partnership with the Tufts Health Plan Foundation in launching our newest project: Waltham Connections for Healthier Aging! The Waltham Connections program was born from Brandeis University Professor Walter Leutz’s 2015 study using community-based participatory action research to understand and improve healthy aging in Waltham. Along with recruiting and training […]

Support Our Community!

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We’re working together to support the health of Waltham’s neediest residents. Click below to see our video of Healthy Waltham programs in 2016! We could not do this work without your support. But, there is still so much to do. Keep community health a priority for Waltham in 2017 with a year end gift to Healthy Waltham. […]

Visiting Chef Program Returns

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We’re very excited that the “Fresh! Chef-to-School” program is returning to the Waltham Public Schools for the 2016-2017 school year. Continuing our partnership with the Waltham School Nutrition Department, Chef Reva will visit all elementary school cafeterias to work with cafeteria staff and encourage kids try new foods. The “Fresh! Chef-to-School” program helps to educate kids to make healthy […]