Article from the Village Free Press, 1/10/2019, by Michael Romain
When news spread in March 2016 that Proviso Partners for Health would receive $2.5 million in grant funds over five years from Trinity Health — a national, nonprofit Catholic health system based in Michigan — many residents in Proviso Township were curious about the fancy new startup that had seemed to materialize from nowhere.
But Proviso Partners for Health (PP4H), a grassroots multi-sector coalition of local community organizations that formed in 2014 to fight childhood obesity in the west suburbs, is in reality neither fancy nor new.
The coalition dates back to 2006, when Lena Hatchett, an associate professor at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, and Loretta Robinson, a Maywood resident and master gardener, met during a meeting. Continue to the Village Free Press article.
Proviso Partners For Health
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