ioby  and  the New York State Health Foundation are thrilled to present the participants of the 2017 - 2018 Healthy Neighborhoods Challenge!

Check out the last round of Healthy Neighborhoods Projects here.

Gifts to the projects below supported residents taking an active role in creating a culture of health in their neighborhoods.

Donations to these  campaigns  were  matched  dollar-for-dollar by the New York State Health Foundation in 2017 and 2018.

Thank you for supporting these amazing projects!


    How do we create jobs, access to clean foods, & support entrepreneurs of Brownsville? Start a farm! The underserved community of Brownsville deserves better. Join us as we grow fish, food, & entrepreneurship!

    NEEDS: $0 of 10,411 + Volunteers
  • Highland Clubhouse

    Community space to create a healthier Highland neighborhood

    NEEDS: $0 of 9,800 + Volunteers
  • Two Bridges Fitness Zumba Class

    Two Bridges Fitness Classes

    Help us provide free fitness classes to over 100 local residents in the Two Bridges, Lower East Side neighborhood!

    NEEDS: $0 of 5,386 + Volunteers
  • Yoga in Franz Sigel Park, Bronx, NY

    Yoga in the Park

    Join Friends of 4 Parks in supporting free yoga in Franz Sigel park this summer, Saturdays at 9 a.m.  With your support, we can ensure the program last 'til summer's end. 

    NEEDS: $0 of 1,120
  • Operation Optimum Health

    Coming July 13, next month Help us feed (200) people to celebrate my Birthday !!!

    NEEDS: $0 of 907
  • POP-UP SHOP featuring products from our local small businesses

    Uptown Grand Central

    Help support our FIFTH year of putting "advocacy into action" along East 125th Street!

    NEEDS: $0 of 31,135 + Volunteers
  • Our story at a glance!

    West Chazy Playground and Multi-Use Trail

    Help to bring an inclusive ADA compliant playground and multi-use trail to our park. Your donation will help to create a place where families of all ages and abilities can be active together.


    NEEDS: $0 of 20,645 + Volunteers
  • The We Run Brownsville Community Race

    The Brownsville Community Race will be the first ever community run to be held in Brownsville in order to raise awareness around existing health disparities and to celebrate grassroots efforts to transform the community.

    NEEDS: $0 of 9,305
  • Mill Brook Gardens

    Mill Brook Gardens

    Millbrook Houses Garden Club will build a community garden with organic farming, flower planting, social space, educational programs and new green opportunites to make our neighborhood healthier.     

    NEEDS: $0 of 11,593 + Volunteers