Battling Obesity: Fitness & Nutrition Education


Auburn Youth and Family Services have Project L.A.U.N.C.H.—a nutrition and health curriculum for 70 kids, ages 6 to 14, many from low-income families.

boy-scouts2Boy Scouts of America Mohegan Council organize ScoutStrong and Presidential Activity & Lifestyle Award Challenge. These include fitness and nutrition training for 1,000 youth and adults.



boys-and-girls-club-boxBoys & Girls Club of Lunenburg

Triple Play—health and fitness program for hundreds of kids, grades 6-10.


Boys & Girls Club of Webster-Dudley

Triple Play—teaching hundreds of kids and teens about physical activity, nutrition and healthy relationships.


Childrens HavenChildren’s Haven encourages Healthy Habits—a self-esteem, nutrition and fitness program for 85 low-income kids in after-school and summer camps.



Elm Park-Bancroft Worcester Partnership adds healthy foods, nutrition and fitness education to a summer enrichment program for 120 Elm Park Community School students.




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Friendly House brings Fitness and Understanding Nutrition (F.U.N) program to 40 inner-city, low-income teens.



nativityNativity School of Worcester has a healthy living initiative for 63 low-income middle school boys, 113 graduates and their families.




rainbowRainbow Child Development Center has Imagimotion Kidz, a fitness and nutrition program for 64 at-risk preschoolers and their families.



Shrewsbury Youth & Family Services brings Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 to 2,000 Shrewsbury elementary and middle school students.



United WayUnited Way of Central Massachusetts provides funding for Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 to bring all organizations using this model together and to “train the trainers” of new groups wanting to deliver the program.



jWorcester Jewish Community Center gained start-up funding for Born To Move—fitness program for hundreds of kids aged 4 to 15.





Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 is a childhood obesity prevention collaboration between the YMCA of Central MA and Reliant Pediatrics

Get Healthy NOW, including Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0, to improve nutrition & fitness of 81 elementary school students in afterschool programs