Bradenton, FL – Healthy Teens Coalition of Manatee County would like to thank the Baden Family Fund of Manatee Community Foundation, providing Healthy Teens with a capacity-building grant.
Healthy Teens Executive Director, Jonathan Evans shares “we have been extremely blessed by the generosity of the Manatee Community Foundation in past years, and in particularly at this time for their investment in our organization, helping us to strengthen and grow our ability to function and serve our community’s youth. We are so proud of our partnership and look forward to it continuing to grow and flourish.
Founded in 2010, the Healthy Teens Coalition is dedicated to reducing risky behaviors by equipping local youth with the tools, knowledge and skills to make healthy, informed choices about their physical, mental, and emotional health and well-being, leading to a positive future. Healthy Teens equip high school students as peer health educators, engaging young people, parents, community leaders, and policymakers.
About Manatee Community Foundation: the mission of Manatee Community Foundation is partnering with citizens to strengthen and enhance our community through philanthropy, education, and service—now and forever. We value leadership, transparency, trust, integrity, loyalty, respect, and inclusivity in our work. Since 1998, the Foundation has awarded more than $43 million in grants and scholarships. For more information, visit www.ManateeCF.org or call (941) 747-7765.