Reading has been a WeTHRIVE!℠ community since 2014, when city council adopted the WeTHRIVE! Overall Resolution. The city recommitted to WeTHRIVE! in 2017 by adopting the WeTHRIVE! All-Encompassing Pathway Resolution. Reading Schools joined the WeTHRIVE! School Initiative in May 2016.

WeTHRIVE! Pathway(s):
Chronic DiseaseSocial Health

Bob Ashbrock, Brian Collins, Katie Eadicicco, Rob Eberhardt, Daniel Flottemesch, Annie Hess, Jean Huneck, Cristie Iwasko, Terri Miller, Donna Penter, Lindsey Redwine, Sabrina Smith, Ken Wietmarschen, Donna Wiggins, Chris  Zander … and many more!


Sabrina Smith (Neighborhood Navigator):
Donna Wiggins (Neighborhood Navigator):

Projects & Programs:
  • Reading Farmer’s Market
  • Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (USDA)
  • Safe Routes to School in partnership with Reading WeTHRIVE! School team
  • OSU Extension Youth Cooking Classes in partnership with the Reading Library
  • Adopt-a-Pot
  • Summer Park Passport program
  • Fundraising for plaque honoring UNO game creator
  • Dog waste stations
  • Community Health Assessment (July 2017)
  • Reading Little Free Pantry
  • Facebook Live personal training
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