Polk Fit, Fresh and Friendly is a nonprofit consortium of volunteers dedicated to making a difference in the health and wellness of Polk County. Our name reflects the mission of a broad-based group of community leaders, health professionals, and concerned community members working together to plan and implement effective strategies to promote wellness in our community.
Congratulations to all that completed the 2017 Polk Fit Challenge!
Thank you to the Polk Fit Challenge Committee for all of your hard work to make this a success!
We are excited to announce our new capability to accept donations online! Click here to be directed to our secure portal.
Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health and having the right support can be critical to any successful cessation effort. If you're thinking about quitting, there's a local support group sponsored by St. Luke's Hospital. Click here for additional information.
Click here to view a copy of our brand new brochure! Feel free to share this link or a copy of the brochure with friends and fellow community members!
As promised, we're updating the Hear2Help Community Resource Guide regularly. Click here for the latest version.
We have held seven poverty simulations in Polk County. These events helped participants gain an understanding of the challenges that families living in poverty face. To learn more about these sessions, please navigate to the events page by clicking here.
The list of agency volunteers and personnel being trained by Hear2Help continues to grow. We have worked with Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry, DSS, nurses and counselors with Polk County Schools, Meals on Wheels, Steps to Hope, and Polk Transportation. Click here for additional information.