Shakopee tribe, Walmart Foundation, and Kullman family collaborate to fund major Johns Hopkins pilot

Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health will deliver and evaluate innovative nutrition, food access, and physical fitness program

Theme(s):
Nutrition Promotion and Obesity and Diabetes Prevention

Baltimore, Maryland – The Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health (CAIH) announced today a funding collaboration to support its Healthy Futures initiative, a comprehensive program designed to significantly improve health and nutrition in tribal communities.

The collaboration includes a $250,000 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) through its Seeds of Native Health philanthropic campaign to improve Native American nutrition; a $150,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation; and support from the Michael and Ellen Kullman family.

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