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Making water first for thirst

Safe, accessible drinking water is critical to the health of our communities and our children. We know that increasing water consumption helps reduce chronic disease, supports health and learning and plays an important role in addressing childhood obesity.

Ellen Braff-Guajardo, a WKKF program officer, and Kenneth Hecht, director of policy at WKKF grantee Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California, recently published an article in Grantmakers in Health’s “Views from the Field” that outlines key challenges and opportunities for establishing healthy school and community water environments. To learn more, read the full article.

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