About It's Time Texas

It’s Time Texas is a statewide nonprofit working to bring people, organizations and communities together to take action that supports health for all, now and for generations to come.
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January 8 - March 3, 2024

The Community Challenge

The It's Time Texas Community Challenge is an eight-week health competition that unites Texans to build a healthier Texas! Free to participate, Texans across the state compete and earn points by eating healthy, being active, and staying hydrated. The 2024 Community Challenge kicks off January 8th and runs through March 3rd.

Download the app to get started today!

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Free Fitness
& Nutrition Classes

It's Time Texas offers free fitness and nutrition classes to all Texans and all fitness levels! Formats include Zumba, yoga, MixxedFit and more.

Classes are available in English & Spanish.

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Free Telehealth Coaching

Explore the evidence behind our free telehealth coaching program empowering Texans to better manage their health.
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Free Toolkits

It's Time Texas provides a diverse set of toolkits to support organizations and communities with resources to build capacity while mobilizing efforts to implement healthy change.
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    About It's Time Texas

    It’s Time Texas is a statewide non-profit organization working to bring people, communities, and organizations together to take action that supports health for all, now and for generations to come.
    Learn More About It's Time Texas
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    Featured Tools & Resources


    We’ve created a variety of tools, resources, initiatives, and events to help you and your friends, family, and community live healthier.
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    The Community Challenge

    The past eight weeks, we’ve brought health to the forefront of conversations and made it a focus throughout Texas communities! We are so proud of this year’s Community Challenge participants and will continue to support Texans across the state in making healthier choices, leading to a healthier state. Keep your eyes out for an email regarding 2023 registration!

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    Collaborative Innovations for Community Health

    Through the generosity of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® grant, It’s Time Texas awarded eight sub-grants totaling $300,000 to community-based organizations who are able to mobilize and rapidly deploy resources where they are needed most within four designated areas of Texas.

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    Virtual Fitness Classes

    Powered by It’s Time Texas, Stronger Austin delivers FREE, virtual fitness classes and nutrition education programs, removing any financial barriers facing our most vulnerable communities and making health accessible to all Texans. Virtual fitness classes are available in Spanish and English.

    Our Services


    It's Time Texas is a nonprofit committed to addressing health inequities across the state of Texas. We believe where you live should not determine how long you live. That’s why we’re working to reduce the risk of preventable diseases while increasing access to health for all Texans.
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      Free Telehealth Coaching

      Coaching available in English and Spanish, this free, confidential service via phone, text, and video provides support in setting health goals, establishing healthier habits, and preventing and managing chronic conditions. The Telehealth Coaching Services offered by It’s Time Texas in Fort Worth and the Rio Grande Valley are funded in part through the generous support of H-E-B.

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      Free Fitness & Nutrition Classes

      It’s Time Texas offers free fitness and nutrition classes to all Texans and all fitness levels! Formats include Zumba, yoga, MixxedFit and more. Classes are available in English and Spanish.

    • 2023 Community Challenge Winners

      The Community Challenge

      It’s Time Texas Community Challenge unites Texans from across the state to build a healthier Texas. This free eight-week competition challenges Texans to develop simple healthy habits like eating healthy, exercising, and staying hydrated because our everyday choices shape our health and our future. And like any good competition, it comes with prizes. The 2024 Community Community Challenge will run from January 8th – March 3rd, 2024. Register today!

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      School Health Improvement Plans

      At It’s Time Texas, we aim to create a shared value around health and support school districts as they work to enact strategies focused on improving the health and wellness of their educators, staff, students, and families.

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      Toolkits

      It’s Time Texas provides a diverse set of toolkits to support organizations and communities with resources to build capacity while mobilizing efforts to implement healthy change.

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      Health Education Resources

      It’s Time Texas works to build healthier lives and healthier communities across Texas through interactive programming and educational materials. We encourage you to utilize our health education materials as a resource and as personal support throughout your health journey.

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      Collaborative Innovations for Community Health

      Through the generosity of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® grant, It’s Time Texas awarded eight sub-grants totaling $300,000 to community-based organizations who are able to mobilize and rapidly deploy resources where they are needed most within four designated areas of Texas.

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      Move Your Way

      The Move Your Way campaign allowed It’s Time Texas to develop a framework for building capacity within communities to ensure health campaigns are not only evidence-based but are community-led, culturally responsive, and meeting health literacy standards.

      Stay Connected


      We use social media to share resources, tools, and information to help you, your family, and your friends live healthy lives. It’s also a great way to join and connect with a growing network of Texans committed to making living healthy easier in our great state!

      Grantee Spotlight

      Meet CHEF® (Culinary Health Education for Families)

      Rooted in the belief that food is medicine, CHEF® (Culinary Health Education for Families) is a Culinary Health Education Program that teaches children and families basic nutrition and practical cooking skills, with the long-term goal of motivating individuals and communities to adopt and sustain healthier eating habits.
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