Heart of Sunnyslope - FREE Family-Friendly Event

3rd Annual Heart of Sunnyslope

Join Us for Heart of Sunnyslope 2023!

Desert Mission Food Bank Campus Parking Lot
9229 N 4th St, Phoenix, AZ, 85020 (Get Directions)

Your health and your community matter. 

Join us for this fun, interactive event—and connect with free and low-cost resources for the whole family. 
Feel confident and supported in your health journey!

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Free Health ScreeningsFREE Health Screenings and Other Resources

  • Adults can get a FREE health screening. Get blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, and other checks—along with personalized support from NOAH (Neighborhood Outreach Access to Health).
  • Screenings are walk-in, no sign-ups necessary. Just visit us during the Heart of Sunnyslope!

FREE Music, Entertainment, and Kids' Activities!

Hula hooping, double-dutch, yoga and Zumba demos, Ballet Folklorico, games, rock painting, and more!

FREE Fruits and Veggies*, and Other Giveaways!

*While supplies last. Bags of fresh fruits and vegetables will be distributed to the first 500 attendees. Limit one bag per person.

About Heart of Sunnyslope

Hard to believe it has been three years since HonorHealth Desert Mission and Maricopa County Department of Public Health/AZ Health Zone partnered to celebrate community wellness in Sunnyslope! 

Heart of Sunnyslope is an interactive day for the community celebrating health and active lifestyles, food resources, health screenings, education, early care, senior care, community advocacy and more. In 2020, over forty vendors participated in the event and provided screenings, referrals and activities for more than 500 attendees.

Vendor/Booth Directory


Booth Description & Activity Provided

40+ Double Dutch/Phoenix Sub Club

Physical Activity/Active Living: Double Dutch Club - demo + tutorials in interactive space

Academy of Math and Science

Education: K12 - Tuition Free Charter School, STEM Activities

Adelante Healthcare WIC

Food Assistance/Nutrition: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) - Nutrition education, income guidelines, nutrition giveaways, and incentive books

Area Agency on Aging

Health Services: State Health Insurance Program (SHIP)/Benefits Assistance Program/Medicare - Medicare information booklets + program support

Arizona Center for Youth Resources

Education: Program information (high school, GED Prep, ESL, Job Readiness)

Cancer Support Community Arizona

Health Services: Program information

Cardiac Rehab

City of Phoenix – Head Start

Education: Pre-K program Information + recruitment

City of Phoenix – Community Planning

Community Planning: Phoenix General Plan 2025 -community input collection

College of Health Solutions

Food Assistance/Nutrition: MyPlate nutrition information + fruit and veggie event mascots

Congressman Gallego – District 03

Resources: Constituent services and casework 

Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLC) – Keogh Health Connection

Financial Assistance: Application assistance (SNAP, AHCCCS, TANF, KidsCare, and Marketplace) + FREE navigation of services

CPR Training

Desert Mission – Adult Day Health Care

Adult Care: Caregiver support group and recreation with older adult population + brain puzzles and crafting

Desert Mission – Lincoln Learning Center

Childcare/Education: Child social and emotional development - program information for families

East Sunnyslope Neighborhood Services


Education: Program Information + oral health and “Smile Kits” 


Grand Canyon University (GCU) – Nutrition Club

Food Assistance/Nutrition: Heart healthy nutrition information

Habitat For Humanity

Honor Health/Desert Mission – Living Well Program

Financial Literacy/Resource Navigation

Keep Phoenix Beautiful

Food Assistance/Nutrition: Community gardening information + creating mini gardens 

Maricopa County Dept. of Public Health (MCDPH) – Community Empowerment

Promotion: 2023 CHNA Survey + polling activity

Maricopa County Dept. of Public Health (MCDPH) – Dietetic Internship Program

Education/Nutrition: Food demo and nutrition education 

Maricopa County Dept. of Public Health (MCDPH) – Evaluation

Event Evaluation: Surveys (Eng/Sp)

Maricopa County Dept. of Public Health (MCDPH) Maricopa Healthy App

Education/Food Assistance: FREE health and wellness app - community resources and information

Maricopa County Dept. of Public Health (MCDPH) – ParkRx

Physical Fitness/Active Living: Program information + walkability assessment tools

Maricopa County Dept. of Public Health (MCDPH) – YPAR

Youth Participatory Action Research: Program information

Maricopa County Dept. of Public Health (MCDPH) – WIC

Food Assistance/Nutrition: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) – program information

Mission of Mercy Arizona

Healthcare (FREE): Program information

Molina Healthcare

Native Health

Food Assistance/Nutrition/Dental/Medical: Clinic resources + vaccinations 

Neighborhood Services Lead Abatement


Food Assistance/Nutrition: SNAP and Marketplace enrollment support

Parks & Rec

Phoenix Food Co-op

Food Systems: Seasonal produce game + produce giveaways

Phoenix Public Library – Acacia Branch

Education: Program information, resources, and library cards + books and SWAG

Pinnacle Prevention – Double Up Food Bucks

Food Assistance/Nutrition: Double Up and Arizona Farmers Market Nutrition Program (WIC and seniors) - program information + interactive activities about locally grown produce

Rio Salado College

Education: Program information

Sunnyslope Senior Center

Older Adult: Program information

Urban Strategies – Head Start

Education: Pre-K program information

Vista College Prep

Education (K-12): Program information + interactive activities

Does your organization want to participate in Heart of Sunnyslope?

If you provide free and low-cost services that promote wellbeing in and around the Sunnyslope community, you may be a good fit for participating as a vendor at Heart of Sunnyslope! Contact Anne acosta@honorhealth.com for more information

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This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program- SNAP through the AZ Health Zone. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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