Our Partners

Our Urban Health Initiative could not do the work that we do without the help of our Partners and Supporters. We cannot thank them enough!

Atlanta Community Food Bank

download.png The Atlanta COMMUNITY Food Bank works with more than 600 nonprofit partners—including food pantries, community kitchens, childcare centers, night shelters and senior centers—to distribute over 60 million meals to more than 755,000 people in 29 counties across metro Atlanta and north Georgia. They are a member of Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity.  

Atlanta Local Food Initiative

alfi ALFI is a diverse coalition of stakeholders working to build a more sustainable food system for metro Atlanta. Stakeholders include communities, nonprofits, universities, government agencies, individuals and corporations.

Center for Black Women's Wellness

cbww The Center for Black Women’s Wellness is a non-profit organization that provides free and low-cost services to empower black women, and their families, toward physical, mental and economic wellness.

Charitable Connections

cc Charitable Connections, Inc. is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to develop vibrant leaders, strengthen non-profit organizations, assist in connecting meaningful relationships for collaborative efforts, provide connection to resources that will impact the mission of faith and community based organizations, and fund initiatives that impact the health and well being of families, neighborhoods and communities in Atlanta, Georgia and around the globe.

Families First

ff Families First is a non-profit family services agency dedicated to ensuring the success of children in jeopardy by empowering families.

Grady Memorial Hospital

heacc Grady improves the health of the community by providing quality, comprehensive healthcare in a compassionate, culturally competent, ethical and fiscally responsible manner. Grady maintains its commitment to the underserved of Fulton and DeKalb counties, while also providing care for residents of metro Atlanta and Georgia. Grady leads through its clinical excellence, innovative research and progressive medical education and training.

HEALing Community Center

heacc The HEALing Community Center is dedicated to providing free specialty medical care to low income children, women, and men in one of Atlanta’s poorest neighborhoods.

Motherhood Beyond Bars

Motherhood Beyond Bars

Motherhood Beyond Bars

Motherhood Beyond Bars' mission is to improve the holistic health of incarcerated pregnant women and new mothers. We are working to achieve this goal through postpartum health education and counseling, childbirth education, and prenatal yoga, all of which were developed from the ground up for the incarcerated population.

Director: Bethany Kotlar

Contact: bhutche@emory.edu

Website: http://motherhoodbeyond.com


Wayfield Foods

nmWayfield.gif Wayfield Foods is a local grocery store throughout Metro Atlanta that has supported the surrounding communities through community outreach initiatives, college scholarships and community employment rates (with more than 500 employees throughout its various locations). They host a “Community Impact Day” every quarter to provide life changing information and inspiration to the neighborhoods and employees they serve. 

Wholesome Wave Georgia

wholesome Wholesome Wave Georgia increases access to fresh, healthy, local food by doubling foodstamp dollars at local, producer-only farmers markets. Click here for video.