Dear Faithful Families Community – George Floyd’s final words, “I can’t breathe,” are resounding in communities throughout the United States. The killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and so many other Black people in our country – in the midst of a pandemic that has disproportionately impacted people of color – have sparked… Read more »
“When the viruses come, as they do from time to time, we rediscover the relevance of old ideas, such as public health and communities of compassion. The coming months will bring seasons of alarm and inappropriate comfort, as we think we’ve got it under control and then alarm again. We will live because of our… Read more »
Are you, or do you know, someone who could benefit from a FREE 12-month program that can help prevent or delay type 2 diabetes? Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes is an online 12-month CDC-recognized diabetes prevention program. The program was created using proven strategies to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Key concepts include planning,… Read more »
If your faith community is in need of funding support for supplies, outreach efforts, or educational events you would like to do between now and June 29, 2019, the Cancer Prevention and Control Branch, N.C. can help!
As February approaches, now’s your chance to celebrate Heart Health Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the US, but it can often be prevented when people make healthier choices and manage their condition. Our partners in the Cancer Control and Prevention Branch and WISEWOMAN Program developed the Go Red Toolkit for… Read more »
With the recent hurricane in North Carolina, our minds and hearts are with all those who suffered, and are still suffering, through the aftermath. The days and weeks after a disaster can be hard. Everyone who sees, hears about, or experiences the disaster, is affected in some way. It is natural to worry about your… Read more »
Hello from Faithful Families! We are excited to share the official launch of our Faithful Families rebrand. To better reflect the program’s mission and vision, we have rebranded from Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More to Faithful Families Thriving Communities. With this new name comes a new logo, website, and updates to… Read more »
Happy New Year, everybody! Can you believe we are halfway through January? One thing to look forward to in February is celebrating Heart Health Month. Our partners in the Cancer Control and Prevention Branch and WISEWOMAN Program developed the Go Red Toolkit for communities of faith. You and your faith community can participate in Heart… Read more »
Our November webinar, Building Partnerships to Support Faithful Families, is now available in our webinar archive! Check out the webinar, along with presentation slides and helpful resources and tools.
Guest Writer: Dr. Carolyn Dunn Fall is in the air, and that means it’s time to cozy up with a warm pumpkin spice latte! Instead of using up your calories for the day on a sugar-heavy Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte, try this one instead and save on cash too. Here is a recipe for… Read more »