Food Availability Task Force
Contact: Joe-Anne Ward-Cottrell, Committee Chair
Health Educator, WellSpan Health Community Health Improvement
Mission: The Food Availability Task Force fosters progressive initiatives that foster community change, establish strategic partnerships, and educate York residents about accessing and consuming nutritious foods.
York Urban Garden Association
Contact: Tia Underkoffler, Progam Coordinator
Urban Youth 4-H Educator, Penn State Extensiontmp156@ag.psu.edu
Market Basket of the Month
Contact: Joe-Anne Ward-Cottrell
Health Educator, WellSpan Health Community Health Improvementmwardcottrell@wellspan.org
Mission: The goal of Market Basket of the Month is to bring together the school cafeteria, classroom, home and community through a strategic effort to promote healthy habits for students.
Transportation Task Force
Contact: Shaun Underkoffler, Committee Chair
Community Health Program Coordinator, York City Bureau of Healthsunderko@yorkcity.org
Mission: To engage stakeholders throughout the York Community in an effort to promote and advocate for policy and environmental changes that suggest alternative forms of transportation which support safety and physical activity.
Play Streets York
Contact: Cori Strathmeyer, Program Coordinator
Director of Healthy Living, YMCA of York and York Countycstrathmeyer@yorkcoymca.org
717-843-7884 ext. 269
Mission: The First Lady,Michelle Obama's initiative turns our nation’s streets into play spaces and brings physical activity back into the lives of children across the country.
Bring On Play (BOP)
Contact: Jim Gross, City Contact
Director of Public Works, City of York
Mission: To renovate one playground per year in the City of York with the community's support to design, fundraise, and build. Through our programs, events and new play spaces, we promote active lifestyles and encourage family interaction.
Heritage Rail Trail
Tobacco-free Task Force
Mission: To reduce tobacco use in York County by mobilizing and collaborating community programs aimed at tobacco prevention, cessation, advocay and education.