Try This WV

Generations gardening! Kids fall in love with veggies at the EastEndFRC. One of 55 TryThis WV mini-grant projects of 2016.

One of 21 motivational physical activity posters developed by Active Southern WV Workplace Wellness Program, the result of a Try This WV 2017-18 mini-grant project.

Many K-12 students in West Virginia can be seen by a medical professional at no cost to their parents, thanks to school-based health centers.

70+ middle-schoolers riding bikes after school for fun in Morgantown, WV!

When Braxton County Schools didn’t offer soccer, Braxton parents created their own 200-kid soccer club. Jennica Barker and about 20 other parents are volunteer coaches.

Try This WV is a statewide grassroots movement to help knock West Virginia off the top of the worst health lists, community by community.

Every year, the Try This WV team gives out 40-55 mini-grants to rural communities across West Virginia to start community-led, grassroots health and economic development projects such as community gardens, walking trails, and farmers markets.

Check out the 2018-19 Try This WV mini-grant awardees!

Police and kids participate in a bicycle club together in Sylvester, Boone County, as part of a Try This WV mini-grant project.

More than 500 participants attended 30 breakout sessions at the 2016 Try This WV conference. And 132 presenters donated their services.

Fayette County schoolchildren dancing and singing about the way physical fitness gets your heart pumping and wakes up your brain.

Every year, Parkersburg closes its streets and turns them into a big park with healthy activities, bringing hundreds of people downtown to patronize the businesses. It was such a success, they now do it once a month, holding a party at a different business every month, giving them a financial boost.