Deciding to become an AmeriCorps member is more than filling in a gap year before medical school. As Viola states, It's "a choice to sacrafice your time and energy for the benefit of others. A choice to step outside of your comfort zone."
Obesity rates tend to be highest in low income, food insecure populations and the NFHC has given Victoria Jiang, the Healthiest Weight Coach at the Bear Run Clinic, the opportunity to fully understand this Public Health issue.
North Florida Health Corps members were asked what super power they would have to promote healthy lifestyles to the children of Northeast Florida. Their passion and creativity came out in their answers!
Martin Luther King Jr Day, was a day on, not a day off for NFHC members. Our 23 members served at Clara White Mission, Jacksonville's Farm Share Program, and Sulzbacher Center to align with Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. messages of unity.