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GWP Resources

W.K. Kellogg Foundation
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation was established in 1930 by breakfast cereal pioneer W.K. Kellogg. During his lifetime, he donated $66 million in Kellogg Company stock and other investments "to help people help themselves."

Michigan Department of Community Health
The Michigan Department of Community Health is responsible for health policy and management of the state's publicly-funded health service systems. About 2 million Michigan residents will receive services this year that are provided with total or partial support from MDCH.

Michigan Department of Education
Visit the Michigan Department of Education for information on the health and learning of Michigan's children.

Michigan Steps Up
Michigan's Surgeon General, Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom, invites all Michigan people, businesses and communities to step up to a healthier lifestyle.

Michigan Action for Healthy Kids
Action for Healthy Kids is the trusted, recognized authority and resource on creating health-promoting schools that support sound nutrition and good physical activity

Governor's Council on Physical Fitness, Health & Sports
The Michigan Governor's Council on Physical Fitness, Health & Sports/Michigan Fitness Foundation is working to Get Michigan Moving by promoting the health benefits of physical activity and creating behavior changing programs that equip Michigan citizens to lead physically active lifestyles.

Michigan State University Extension
The MSU Extension helps people improve their lives through an educational process that applies knowledge to critical needs, issues and opportunities.

Cities of Promise

The Cities of Promise is an initiative that aims to re-develop our communities and reduce poverty in cities that are experiencing devastating conditions due to declining population, extreme poverty, loss of industry and jobs, crumbling infrastructure and blighted neighborhoods.  The eight cities are Benton Harbor, Detroit, Flint, Hamtramck, Highland Park, Muskegon Heights, Pontiac and Saginaw.