Wendy Borden, M.S., M.S.: Executive Director The Revive and Thrive Project
Wendy Borden has held a number of positions in health-related fields. She is committed to promoting good health through nutrition, fitness and positive leisure time choices. Prior to entering the field of nutrition, she received her M.S. in Recreation Administration and has shared the beneficial aspects of outdoor recreation through youth development programs.
Discovering the need for youth to develop healthy eating skills, she pursued a career in nutrition. Wendy is a graduate the Nutrition Education program at Bauman College and holds a M.S. in Holistic Nutrition from Hawthorn University. After learning about the Ceres Community Project, she made a commitment to bring the “Healing Meals for Healthy Communities” model to Grand Rapids. Wendy founded the Revive and Thrive Project which is modeled after and affiliated with the Ceres Community Project.
Wendy believes we can create a community where wholesome foods are not controversial, complicated, or confusing, but where healthy eating is valued, supported, and available to all.
Being a cancer survivor, Wendy understands the tremendous need for mind-body medicine modalities that promote cancer prevention, survival and wellness. The Absenger Cancer Education Foundation provides a critical gap in our health care system by providing evidence-based programs to support health to those immersed in the cancer journey in addition to developing individualized survivorship plans.