Year 6 Interventions

ADAPTIVE MOVEMENT FOR ALL – Ballet Chelsea, in collaboration with St. Louis Center, Chelsea School District, Chelsea Senior Center, WISD, Silver Maples, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, and Chelsea Retirement Community, puts moving more to music as it creates opportunities for individuals with physical or cognitive challenges.

Total Budget: $8,000


BEACH MIDDLE SCHOOL HEART RATE MONITORS – In a proposal to promote life-long fitness, Chelsea School District’s Beach Middle School will purchase 40 heart rate monitors to use for education during exercise classes throughout the school year for all 7th and 8th grade students.

Total Budget: $6,500


RUN FOR THE ROLLS – Now in its 11th year, RFTR is a local 5K and 1-mile run through the St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea campus to encourage people of all ages to engage in healthy lifestyles through physical activity. A new co-race director will seek course certification this year. For more information visit: or

 Total Budget: $2,000


HEART AND SOLE – St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea sponsors an annual community running and biking event featuring 2 mile, 5K, 10K and 13.8 mile course options. This event generates significant funding for local non-profit organizations. For more information visit: or

Total Budget: $2,000


CAMP GABIKA – Chelsea Community Education & Recreation offers this summer camp for youth to promote movement, healthy choices and friendship.  The camp targets boys and girls ages 5-12 in Chelsea and the surrounding communities. For more information visit:

Total Budget: $6,000


EDDY DISCOVERY CENTER NATURE PLAY AREA AND TRAIL – 5HF and the State of Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources will build a play area for children with an adjoining ADA accessible loop connector to the Eddy Discovery Center. The trail will serve all residents but meets a need for those needing a level and smooth surface to enjoy nature. For more information visit:,4570,7-153-10369_46675_58943---,00.html or

 Total Budget: $2,000


CHELSEA FARMERS MARKET – St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea works collaboratively with many community resources to offer a vibrant Farmers Market, offering fresh produce and health education events to residents of all ages.  For more information visit: or

Total Budget:$20,706


WELLNESS WEEKENDS/HEALTHY GROCERY STORE – 5HF and Polly’s Country Market offer nutrition tours, store signage and instruction related to healthy food choices and recipes.

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 Total Budget: $4,308


WELLNESS RESOURCES FOR CHELSEA STUDENTS WITH HOUSING INSTABILITY – This intervention by Chelsea School District will impact families at risk and needing resources for wellness by underwriting the cost of fees and supplies for school field trips, teams and club activities, healthy snacks, uniforms and more.

 Total Budget: $2,500


SRSLY – St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea, in collaboration with Chelsea Community Schools, continues its positive impact on Chelsea youth in the prevention of destructive behaviors related to alcohol, marijuana and prescription drug misuse. For more information visit: http://www.Srslychelsea.orgor or or

 Total Budget: $20,000