With support from our generous donors,
Open Your Heart provided Advocates for Thriving Communities with funding towards resources that individuals in
need can utilize to thrive, including vouchers, gift-cards, hygiene products, etc.
Advocates For Thriving Communities is a public health community-based organization, working to build thriving
communities throughout Scott County and Hennepin County.
They are an organization that consists of health professionals, educators and community members working
together to empower community residents and to provide essential tools for healthy lifestyles. They provide the
latest public health information and resources to promote individual and community wellness. They believe every
community resident deserves to thrive, and they work to ensure that opportunities to do so are available and
Staff at Advocates for Thriving Communities create and implement programs to encourage and enhance health
and wellness by educating our communities in the following areas:
1. Healthy Eating
2. Physical Activity
3. Mental Health
4. Health Equity
5. Health and Wellness
6. Substance Abuse and Tobacco Use
Their mission is to achieve positive health and wellness outcomes for the communities they serve. They are
building an interdependent system to address local issues; provide opportunities to residents in employment,
health and wellness; and to promote sustainable livelihoods for generations to come. They collaborate locally to
share resources and to jointly plan, implement, and evaluate programs to achieve a common vision and collection
of data to aid a thriving future.
Thank you Advocates for Thriving Communities!