The Journey of HOPE

Project Overview

3rd Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2007
     Project End Date: 6/30/2008 - No Cost Extension through 7/31/2008

Project Goal Statement: The major purpose is to build on the successes of Project HOPE by promoting a direction chosen by the Community Advisory Board of improving  health status of participants in the Agape community and by strengthening the community's capacity to address their own health needs.

Award Amount: $50,000

Community Partners:
Primary Community Partner: Agape Community Center
Additional community partner organization name: Cardinal Stritch University

Academic Partner:
Primary Academic Partner: Jeff Morzinski, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine

Project Progress Summary Reports:
     Project Progress Report Summary July 2007 - July 2008
     Project Final Report Summary    

Affiliated Web Pages:
     Agape Community Center
     Cardinal Stritch University

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Developed and distributed a Community Advisory Board (CAB) Booklet that tells the CAB story, presents nutritional information and modified recipes submitted by community members
  • Presentation
    • Presentation at the Medical College of Wisconsin 17th Annual Department of Family and Community Medicine Research Forum. June 2, 2008.
Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Research and Education Program (REP)
P: 414.955.8075 | E: ahw@mcw.edu

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
P: 414.955.4350 | E: healthierwisconsin@mcw.edu

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8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8296
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