Healthy10 Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the inaugural Healthy10 Awards!

The Healthy10 Awards honors ten significant partnerships or initiatives involving cross-sector collaborations between local businesses and traditional and non-traditional partners to improve community wellness and economic opportunity. This also includes innovative businesses that are supporting the health of their consumers and communities within their core business models and missions.

By showcasing these successful and innovative initiatives, the Health Means Business campaign hopes to inspire the business community and other key stakeholders to engage in their national community health and wellness movement.  Learn more about the 10 winners below!

Healthy Community

BD, Direct Relief, and the National Association of Community Health Centers’s “BD Helping Build Healthy Communities” initiative
Helps local community clinics deliver primary and preventative healthcare services related to the prevention and treatment of diabetes, cervical cancer and HIV.

Health Care Services Corporation and  the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest’s “Enhancing Care for Children with Asthma” initiative
Identifies clinics treating a large number of pediatric patients with asthma, and provides a year-long training program focused on improving quality of care.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America and the American Lung Association’s “LUNG FORCE” initiative
Designed to fight and ultimately defeat lung cancer. Through awareness, improving prevention and early detection efforts and enhancing treatment, LUNG FORCE has helped curtail decades of stigma surrounding lung cancer.

Healthy Education and Workforce

The Memphis Business Group on Health’s CEO Culture of Health initiative
An employer-led initiative focused on promoting healthy company policies, programs, benefits, and cultures, empowering CEOs to become health champions.
 
GSK, the Food Trust, and the Philadelphia Youth Network’s “Get HYPE Philly!” initiative
Empowers youth to become leaders for healthy change through physical fitness, nutrition education, entrepreneurship, and civic involvement.
 
Indiana Chamber of Commerce and the Wellness Council of Indiana’s “Indiana Healthy Community Initiative”
Works to combat Indiana’s growing obesity rate. The initiative focuses on developing citizen engagement, adopting policies that support health and wellness at work and in the community, and cultivating strong leadership by local businesses.

Healthy Environment

Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States and DC Central Kitchen’s “Healthy Corners” initiative
Addresses the more than 200,000 residents in Washington, D.C. who live in food deserts by working with local business to provide healthier food.

Duke Energy and the North Carolina Community Action Association’s “Duke Energy Helping Home Fund” initiative
Improves the health, safety, and energy efficiency of low-income households to prevent chronic diseases that severely impact a person’s health and quality of life.

Minnesota Somali Chamber of Commerce, City of Minneapolis Health Department, the food safety evaluators and the Somali community’s “Minneapolis Somali-Language Food Safety Coalition
Helps business owners who struggle to meet compliance standards critical to food safety because of language barriers.

Business or Partnership of the Year

Target, Eisner Health, and Wholesome Wave’s “Los Angeles Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program”
Works to make healthy eating an affordable choice for low-income individuals and families in the Los Angeles area.