Baptist Healthy Communities Events
Baptist Healthy Communities sponsors and hosts a number of events throughout the year designed to make health care, education and support available to all.
Click our application to join Baptist Healthy Communities. For more information or to make sure your faith organization or community agency is on our list, please contact us at 901-227-3512 or [email protected].
Dates for Your Calendar
Get Four Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests This Fall
Every U.S. household may place an order to receive four free COVID-19 rapid tests delivered directly to your home.
The Walk to Save Black Men's Lives
Saturday, Oct. 7, 7 a.m.
Fourth Bluff Park
North Front Street
JDRF One Walk Memphis 2023
When: Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023 at 8 a.m.
Where: Memphis Zoo, 2000 Prentiss Place, Memphis TN 38112
What: The JDRF One Walk aims to improve the lives of those living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) now and in the future. T1D is a serious autoimmune disease that is diagnosed in children and adults. Managing T1D is a 24-hour job that often causes stress and sleepless nights. Decades of research have brought us to a transformative moment where scientific advances are being turned into therapies that are changing the course of T1D.
Link to donate and/or join the team by clicking here.
SHE Leads the Way
When: Monday, Oct. 23, 2023 at 6 p.m.
Where: Baptist Health Sciences University, 1003 Monroe Ave., Memphis, TN 38104*
*Virtual options also available
What: The 2nd annual SHE Leads the Way symposium will be held on the BHSU campus on Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. This year's keynote speaker is Erica Plybeah-Hamphill, founder and CEO of MedHaul. To register, click here.
TN Health Careers Summit and Expo
When: Nov. 9, 2023 at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Baptist Health Sciences University, 1003 Monroe Ave., Memphis, TN 38104
Click here to register.
Keep A Breast Give Back Grant
The Keep A Breast Give Back Grant (GBG) directly supports BIPOC women who are breast cancer survivors or have been diagnosed with breast cancer.
More information: https://www.keep-a-breast.org/kab-give-back-grants
Get Outside! Fitness Program at Shelby Farms
For the schedule and registration of ongoing free Get Outside! Fitness classes visit, https://www.shelbyfarmspark.org/get-outside-fitness-programs.
Vitalant Student Leader Scholarship
Calling all student leaders! Looking for a way to earn a scholarship? Host a virtual blood drive between June 1 and Aug. 31 and you could earn a scholarship up to $1,000! Students of any age planning to enroll in college this fall or spring 2024 are eligible. Every donation the student secures will be converted to points, and based on the number of points accumulated, students will qualify for a scholarship. Visit https://vitalant.org/scholarship for more information.
For more information, or to explore more health information, visit https://www.baptistonline.org/events. To ensure your faith organization is on our list, please call 901-227-3512 or email Ann Marie Wallace at [email protected].