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Serving the Community: Care and Services at Lyon Park Clinic

Serving the Community: Care and Services at Lyon Park Clinic

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Our mission at the West End Community Foundation is to serve our local residents with valuable resources via The Community Family Life & Recreation Center, we are proud to offer a variety of enrichment activities, programs and services at little to no cost.

As many local families face difficult financial situations and often don’t have medical insurance, the Lyon Park Clinic serves all members of the family and offers them a place to get the primary health care that they may need as well as access to health education. Located within the Community Family Life and Recreation Center at Lyon Park,  the Clinic is easily accessible to any Durham resident needing care.  Continue reading

5 Ways to Stay Active this Summer at the Community Family Life & Recreation Center at Lyon Park

5 Ways to Stay Active this Summer at the Community Family Life & Recreation Center at Lyon Park

CaptureIf you didn’t been spend the cold-weather months last year getting in shape for the warm-weather months this year, fret not. At the Community Family Life & Recreation Center at Lyon Park, we offer a variety of unique ways to get and stay in shape this summer. What’s more, all of them are free-of-cost!

Read on to discover five great ways to get active this summer at the Center. Continue reading

Battle Food Insecurity in Durham at the West End Mobile Market

Battle Food Insecurity in Durham at the West End Mobile Market

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As a nonprofit organization, we at The West End Community Foundation strongly believe in the importance of giving back and making a difference in our local community.

In addition to charitable events and fundraisers that we host to raise funds for resources at the Community Family Life & Recreation Center at Lyon Park, every third Saturday of the month, our organization partners with the Interfaith Food Shuttle, Morehead Baptist Church, City of Joy Ministries, Mount Vernon Baptist Church and other community organizations to host the West End Mobile Market at Duke Memorial United Methodist Church.

The West End Mobile Market is a service that offers free food, including fresh fruits and vegetables, to individuals and families battling food insecurity.

Read on to discover why there is a need for this monthly event, and also to discover how you can get involved. Continue reading

The Lyon Park Community Kitchen is Now Complete!

The Lyon Park Community Kitchen is Now Complete!

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Over the past 12 years, The West End Community Foundation has worked diligently to improve access to healthy food options in the West End, through the development of the Lyon Park Community Kitchen.

As the Community Family Life & Recreation Center at Lyon Park is located in an identified “food desert”, our goal was to allow meals to be provided to programs and agencies that are housed here.

Thanks to help from charitable donors and community support, we’ve now made the Lyon Park Community Kitchen a reality for the 2,000 residents who come to the Center weekly! Continue reading