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NAACP Award 2022

Tyreek Hill Foundation Award

Black Women 4 Healthy Living was selected by Tyreek Hill Foundation to receive $5,000 during a football camp hosted at Dowling Catholic High School on July 1, 2023. The Tyreek Hill Foundation selects a local nonprofit in the area where he hosts football camps. We are grateful to have been selected and thank Tyreek and his Foundation for selecting us.

Angela Mickens is helping improve the health of Black women across the Des Moines metro
Des Moines Register by Michaela Ramm, December 20, 2023
https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/health/2023/12/20/angela-mickens-des-moines-register-people-to-watch-quest-to-improve-health-black-women/71612496007/

Angela Mickens Nurse and Vice President of Black Women 4 Healthy Living
Urban Experience, November 2023 Edition
https://publizr.com/iowaurbanmedia/november-urban-experience-magazine?html=true#/0/

Health Disparities in Breast Cancer
We Are Iowa, October 26, 2023 (video)
https://www.weareiowa.com/embeds/video/responsive/524-285945cc-da74-4814-aff8-3113ea974959/iframe?fbclid=IwAR2kG9jB-R_upAH2LoXCBUcohIUKnaThE9nGbq33pqEOS2NSBxjkK9Pt0B4

BW4HL holds inaugural Black Women’s Health Conference
A new health conference, by BW4HL in Des Moines, centered on the four stages of Black women’s lives with workshops and speakers.

By Dana James, Black Iowa News, October 19, 2023
https://blackiowanews.com/bw4hl-holds-inaugural-black-womens-health-conference/?fbclid=IwAR2V8vmHcQRHaf1wLh1Du8ZuoIHEUVgcP744AIK7LewjNJHbNp2ZVmUiyHg

Juneteenth blood drive shows need for diverse donors to help sickle cell patients…
by Phillip Sitter, Des Moines Register, June 17, 2023
https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/2023/06/17/blood-drive-shows-need-for-diverse-donors-to-fight-sickle-cell-disease/70318585007/

Iowa Juneteenth celebrations kick off across the state…
by Justin Surrency, WHO13, June 8, 2023
https://who13.com/news/iowa-juneteenth-celebrations-kick-off-across-the-state/

Weaving a Web of Justice and Interview with Rev. Lacinda McClendon, chaplain and board member for Black Women 4 Healthy Living…
by New Beginnings Christian Church Urbandale, June 8, 2023
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSIjSzUYlMg

A health coalition is empowering Black women’s overall wellness…
by Lindsey Burrell, WHO13, May 11, 2023
https://who13.com/news/a-health-coalition-empowering-black-womens-overall-wellness/

Black Women 4 Healthy Living brings attention to Black Health…
by Naya Thomas, Black Iowa News, May 2, 2023
https://blackiowanews.com/black-women-4-healthy-living-to-hold-sickle-cell-blood-drive/

Black Women 4 Healthy Living named Non-Profit of the Year
NAACP Des Moines Branch, December 7, 2022
https://www.naacpdesmoines.org/post/black-women-4-healthy-living-named-non-profit-of-the-year

‘Wellness, community, justice and God’: New Des Moines nonprofit promotes Black women’s health…
by Melody Mercado, Des Moines Register, February 22, 2022
https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/local/des-moines/2022/02/22/des-moines-christian-nonprofit-black-women-health-coalition/6692013001/

Black Women’s Health Coalition kicks off this weekend…
by Marcus Mcintosh, KCCI 8 Des Moines, January 12, 2022
https://www.kcci.com/article/iowa-black-women-4-healthy-living-health-coalition-kicks-off-this-weekend-corinthian-baptist-church/38750588

Des Moines group seeking more Black blood donors in Iowa…
by Khalil Maycock, We Are Iowa, September 29. 2021
https://www.weareiowa.com/article/news/health/black-women-4-healthy-living-des-moines-group-black-iowans-blood-drive-corinthian-baptist-church/524-d603ba31-224e-4d02-b8e9-4222b0d92106

Nonprofit Organization Recruiting Black Iowans to Donate Blood to Help Those with Sickle Cell Disease
by Taylor Musgrove, WHO13, March 26, 2021
https://who13.com/news/nonprofit-organization-recruiting-black-iowans-to-donate-blood-to-help-those-with-sickle-cell-disease/?fbclid=IwAR2m5OCw…

Black Women 4 Healthy Living addressing health disparities in Iowa
https://www.weareiowa.com/video/news/health/black-women-4-healthy-living-iowa-events-calendar-coalition/524-bf56bb9b-f7bf-40e3-87f7-625c243e9319