Inspire Wellness Initiative

The Family Wellness Inspire Wellness Initiative helps people cook well and move well for life. As a non-profit organization, Family Wellness is dedicated to providing need based community programming to children, adults, and families in our area. Partner with us by clicking Donate or Volunteer so together we can help our community cook well and move well for life.

2016 Year End Report


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Inspire Wellness Initiative Upcoming Events

Co-Ed Sand Volleyball Tournament

Inspire Wellness Initiative Programs

Funds raised through the Inspire Wellness Initiative will help support need based community wellness programming. This year, Family Wellness will focus on the programs below. This support will help sustain and develop these programs for years to come.

Healthy Cooking in Classrooms

Family Wellness provides hands on cooking instruction in the classroom to many area elementary students. In the 2016-2017 school year we impacted over 2,000 students and taught children many different food preparation skills such as: opening cans, slicing, mixing, dry and wet measuring, and heat element safety. The Healthy Cooking in the Classrooms program is now in the health curriculum for all 4th and 5th grade students in the West Fargo School District and 3 schools in the Fargo School District.

FIT Start Youth Weight Management

The FIT Start Youth Weight Management Program provides an innovative approach to weight management that incorporates youth physical activity along with healthy cooking and nutrition sessions. Youth can be referred to the program by Sanford Health providers and they receive a subsidized cost for enrolling which allows all people access to the program.

Parkinson’s Program

Parkinson’s Program allows certified Family Wellness Trainers to work with the Parkinson community to combine physical activity and interactive group sessions to help participants manage their symptoms in a fun, social, and supportive environment.

Getting Involved

Interested in volunteering or getting involved? Email Angie, the Assistant Director at Angela.Hasbrouck@Sanfordhealth.org or Jenna, the Director at Jenna.Johnson@Sanfordhealth.org for more information!

Inspire Wellness Initiative Past Events

2017 Adult Basketball Tournament 

2016 Youth Basketball Tournament