11th Street Hosts Painting a Healthy City
May 30, 2013
11th Street Health Services of Drexel University hosted a large community health fair called “Painting a Healthy City” on May 11 in partnership with the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. The interactive health fair included mural painting, food, music, gardening, health resources, fitness activities, Reiki massage, yoga, cooking demonstrations, and more. Some of the vendors included Teens 4 Good, the Swarthmore Coop, Farm Food Truck, A2O Artists, and LIFT. Attendees also received free blood pressure screenings from 4 Aging as well as information on addiction treatment.
The event was funded by The City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and disAbility Services and The Robert Wood Johnson, Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health, William Penn, Independence, Philadelphia and Patricia Kind Family Foundations.