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Support Your Community This Spring with Outdoor Activities in Philadelphia

If the proverbial saying “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb” bears any truth, hopefully we’ll see some calm, sunny days in the upcoming weeks. And what better way to shake off the winter blues than by getting outside and giving back to our community? Luckily, there are a whole host of community health and wellness programs in Southeastern Pennsylvania that offer you opportunities to get outside and give back.

The IBC Foundation Building Healthier Communities Grant Program

Our Building Healthier Communities program awards grants to diverse community health and wellness programs in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Many of these grantees are hosting upcoming outdoor activities in Philadelphia that give you an opportunity to enjoy the warmer weather while making a difference in the community.

Get Some Fresh Air

Your mother was right: fresh air is good for you. From increasing your natural vitamin D intake and getting exercise to boosting your immune system, there are numerous benefits to outdoor activity. Here are some great ways to enjoy some outdoor activities for a good cause:

To learn about other IBC Foundation-supported programs that support outdoor activities in Philadelphia, visit our partners’ pages:

Claire Trindle

Claire Trindle joined Independence Blue Cross Foundation in 2016. In her current role as a program specialist, Claire oversees the grant administration of the Building Healthier Communities grant program. Her prior professional experience includes substance abuse prevention, community health education, and clinical health research. Claire has a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health from Temple University.