Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities

Healthy Communities – As part of GSK’s longstanding commitment to building healthy communities, in 2012 the company launched a national initiative designed to better understand the barriers and identify opportunities for building healthier communities in the United States. This initiative included a series of events, “Conversations on Community Health,”  held in three cities: Philadelphia (September 2012), St. Louis (December 2012), and Denver (February 2013); a National Advisory Council convening in New York City (February 2013), and the release of a national survey (March 2013). Phase one uncovered new insights about what it means, and what it takes to build a healthy community.  Phase two, which includes the GSK IMPACT Grants, leverages that knowledge and demonstrates innovative ways local organizations and businesses can work together to make a meaningful difference in communities.

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To the Power of 9...
There is a kind of magic that can happen when a business and a nonprofit team-up to tackle a tough community issue. So, just think of what can come from a partnership between a business and not one, but eight, nonprofits. ...
Mar 17, 2014 1:00 PM ET
Denver GSK IMPACT Grant
Today, we're holding a community conversation with our #GSKimpact Grant recipients in Denver to introduce a new partnership that is engaging youth to promote healthy eating and active living. View the press release to learn more, and watch...
Mar 13, 2014 10:15 AM ET
Making an impact: The 2013 GSK IMPACT Awards (part 2)
During a ceremony on our Research Triangle Park campus in North Carolina, GSK and The Triangle Community Foundation ...
Dec 5, 2013 3:00 PM ET
GSK IMPACT Award Winners for the Research Triangle Park, NC Region (2013)
Congratulations to the 2013 GSK IMPACT Award Winners for the RTP Region in NC. These nonprofits earned $40,000 each in recognition of their outstanding contributions to building healthier communities: Read the press release ...
Dec 4, 2013 10:10 AM ET
Nine Innovative Nonprofits Receive $40,000 #GSKimpact Awards for Contributing to a Healthier Triangle Region
December 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ - GSK [LSE/NYSE: GSK] and Triangle Community Foundation today announced the GSK IMPACT Award Winners in a ceremony at GSK’s Research Triangle Park facility. Nine local nonprofits earned $40,000 each in recognition of their outstanding contributions to a healthier Triangle region. “There is an important connection between our health and our community,” said...
Dec 4, 2013 9:30 AM ET

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