Communities ChooseWell inspires and strengthens community action to create local conditions and environments that enable all Albertans to eat well and be active.
To achieve this goal, we focus on building the capacity of healthy living champions, organizations and municipal governments to plan, implement and evaluate actions that foster healthy eating and active living (HEAL) in their communities, for everyone.
ChooseWell Champions Say:
- More than 80% of ChooseWell Champions say that Communities ChooseWell increase their knowledge, access to learning opportunities and access to resources and supports to address healthy eating and active living
- More than 70% of ChooseWell Champions say that Communities ChooseWell contributes to HEAL actions being planned and implemented in their communities
- Communities ChooseWell facilitates local collaborations by increasing awareness of ChooseWell Champions’ work in their communities and providing a platform for bringing organizations together
“We love being a part of Communities Choosewell. Great resources,
information, support, and knowledge. It’s a great opportunity to influence
healthy lifestyles and changes in the community.”
“Communities ChooseWell has provided both financial resources and the
much appreciated and very important “people” resource. Webinars connect us
to other communities’ programs/practices and success stories do the same.
All information assists us in planning programs in our community.”
“Communities ChooseWell has created a network of like-minded people who
understand the value of wellness and the positive role it plays throughout
Alberta. This is essential for community development and the success of
“We have used ChooseWell to support all changes that relate to healthy
eating and active living. It has given us a brand that is becoming more
recognized and people are starting to listen more.”