CREATE CHANGE

Empowering Communities for a Healthier Tomorrow
 

 

Women for a Healthy Environment is an environmental health non-profit organization focused on community-based public health and health in the built environment.  

WHE’s main program areas Healthy Homes, Healthy Schools, Healthy Early Learning Centers, Community Health, and Health Policy address all levels of the socioecological model in order to empower communities to advocate for systems change for healthy environments for all in our region to thrive. 

Homes

1 0,000 educated

Schools

1 00 Assisted

Early Learning Centers

1 00 Certified

Community Support

1 0 Served

WHERE IT ALL BEGAN

Our Vision

Women for a Healthy Environment (WHE) educates individuals about environmental risks to human health, provides action steps communities can take to mitigate those risks and advocates for solutions that better protect the region. We serve parents, students/children, school and early learning personnel, health and community-based organizations, with an emphasis on those living in underserved communities.

Take Action

Making a positive changes is entirely within our reach.  We provide free programming, technical assistance and resources to community members,  providing a solutions-based approach to addressing environmental exposures.

WHERE IT ALL BEGAN

Make a Difference

Become informed on environmental issues affecting our health and the health of those we care about.
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  • Volunteer your time
  • Make a donation
  • Take action on policy initiatives
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Blog & News

Summer is almost here!

Protect your skin AND the environment The sun is out, the flowers are blooming, and it seems like everyone is finally shedding their winter gear

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“A-ha” moments

The importance of Public Health. “A-ha” moments usually come when you least expect them, even during the most ordinary experiences. Sophomore year of college I

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Your donation makes a difference.

Give $50 For one community workshop

Give $75 To provide three healthy home action kits

Give $100 To supply four Lead Test Kits for Schools

Give $250 For WHE staff to advocate on behalf of PA families

Give $1500 To purchase an electrostatic sprayer backpack