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St. Vincent’s House’s Collaboration, Strategy, and Compassion Creates Better Health Outcomes in Galveston

Paula Tobon, Executive Director of St. Vincent’s House in Galveston, Texas, leads through strong partnerships, strategic planning, and a deep passion for her staff and fellow community members. Active in her community, Ms. Tobon serves on several advisory committees within the UTMB system, including the UTMB SPPH (School for Public…
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October 19, 2022

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Collaborative Innovations for Community Health, Meet the Grantee: Galveston County Health District

The Collaborative Innovations for Community health funding is primarily supporting the Galveston County Health District’s HEAL (Healthy Eating, Active Living) program. The main focus of HEAL is to prevent disease as much as possible, instilling healthy habits in children to adults, allowing them to learn and grow in health, all…
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July 5, 2022

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Collaborative Innovations for Community Health, Meet the Grantee: Fuerza Unida

Through the generosity of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas’ Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant, It’s Time Texas awarded the community-based, San Antonio organization: Fuerza Unida sub-grant funding through the It’s Time Texas Collaborative Innovations for Community Health (CICH) program. The Collaborative Innovations for Community Health (CICH) program began…
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June 28, 2022

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Collaborative Innovations for Community Health, Meet the Grantee: Galveston’s Own Farmer’s Market

Through the generosity of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas’ Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant, It’s Time Texas awarded the community-based, Galveston County organization Galveston’s Own Farmers Market sub-grant funding through the It’s Time Texas Collaborative Innovations for Community Health (CICH) program.…
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June 21, 2022

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Collaborative Innovations for Community Health, Meet the Grantee: St. Vincent’s House

Through the generosity of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas’ Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant, It’s Time Texas awarded the community-based, Galveston County organization St. Vincent’s House sub-grant funding through the It’s Time Texas Collaborative Innovations for Community Health (CICH) program. The Collaborative Innovations for Community Health (CICH) program…
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June 14, 2022

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Collaborative Innovations for Community Health, Meet the Grantee: CHEF (Culinary Health Education for Families)

  Through the generosity of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas’ Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant, It’s Time Texas awarded the community-based, San Antonio organization CHEF® (Culinary Health Education for Families) sub-grant funding through the It’s Time Texas Collaborative Innovations for Community Health (CICH) program. The Collaborative Innovations for…
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June 8, 2022

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2022 Collaborative Innovations for Community Health Grantees

It’s Time Texas’ mission is to empower Texans to lead healthier lives and build healthier communities. Our statewide organization brings people, communities, and organizations together to take action that supports health for all, now and generations to come. We believe that every Texan should have an equal opportunity to live…
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March 31, 2022

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A New Funding Opportunity: Collaborative Innovations for Community Health

Health disparities are a painful reality across the state and a direct result of unfair policies and structures. It’s well past time for taking direct efforts to rebuild a more equitable world. It’s Time Texas (ITT), in partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX), presents Collaborative Innovations…
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March 29, 2021