5 Healthy Towns Foundation (5HF) – formerly Chelsea-Area Wellness Foundation – is a tax-exempt, private foundation governed by a volunteer board of directors representing populations included in the school districts of Chelsea, Dexter, Grass Lake, Manchester and Stockbridge, generally referred to as the 5HF service area.
Our Mission is to Cultivate improvements in personal and community wellness; Our Vision is that the people in our 5 Healthy Towns Eat Better, Move More, Connect with Others in Healthy Ways, and Avoid Unhealthy Substances and our Values are Collaboration, Innovation, and Stewardship.
5 Healthy Towns Foundation owns and oversees Chelsea and Dexter Wellness Centers, oversee Stockbridge Wellness Center, and provides financial support to Manchester Community Schools’ Manchester Wellness Center. We partner with Wellness Coalitions in Chelsea, Dexter, Grass Lake, Manchester and Stockbridge to implement wellness interventions in all five communities, provide support for regional grant proposals that address selected focus areas, provide staff and financial support to the annual 5 Healthy Towns Farm to Table Fabulous Feast, publish Connected magazine that goes out to 29,000+ mailboxes twice a year, and more!
For more information, please visit 5healthytowns.org