Action for Healthy Kids

Action for Healthy Kids, Kellogg Company Fund Partner to Launch Expanded Bilingual Child Health Resource Library for Schools and Communities

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CHICAGO, February 23, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Action for Healthy Kids, a nationwide grassroots non-profit that mobilizes family-school partnerships to prepare kids to be healthy in body and mind, has announced the launch of an expanded comprehensive, digital bilingual resource library. 

Schools, Families, and Communities Nationwide Prepare to Celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week, April 26-30

Now in its eighth year, the annual observance shines a light on the importance of child health and wellness
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CHICAGO, April 21, 2021/3BL Media/— Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK), the nationwide nonprofit mobilizing schools, families, and communities to take action to support the health of the whole child, announces the dates for this year’s Every Kid Healthy Week. The celebration will take place Monday, April 26 through Friday, April 30.

Dr. David Satcher to Keynote National School District Wellness Coalition Convening

Action for Healthy Kids CEO to interview Dr. Satcher about his new book on health equity and how to rise to the challenges facing children’s health and well-being today
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October 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK) will host a timely conversation on October 13 about health equity between CEO Rob Bisceglie and the organization’s founder, Dr. David Satcher, 16th surgeon general of the United States, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and founder of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine. One of the most widely known and respected health leaders of our time, Dr.

iCause Is Joining Forces With the Extending a Hand Foundation

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CLEVELAND, March 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Extending a Hand Foundation is a nonprofit whose mission is to increase awareness about the poor living conditions and the primary necessities of children and elderly in situations that include vulnerability, abandonment, sexual abuse, lack of affection, and the physical and psychological mistreatment.

CSX Employees & Volunteers Host Day of Service in Philadelphia

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October 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ - As a part of the company’s tour of volunteer service events across its network this fall, many CSX employees gave up their Saturday morning to volunteer at Cook-Wissahickon Elementary School in Philadelphia, Pa.  They were joined by the company’s national service partners City Year and Action for Healthy Kids, along with teachers, students and families from the school. 

Together, volunteers revitalized the basketball court, landscaped the outdoor area and added new benches, and gave the gym and cafeteria a new fresh painting.

Action for Healthy Kids® and CSX Provide Grants to 295 Schools for 2016-2017 School Year

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CHICAGO, August 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Action for Healthy Kids® (AFHK) announces the 295 recipients of School Grants for Healthy Kids for the 2016-2017 school year, provided through funding from CSX. Awarded in 13 states, the Game On grants aim to expand student access to in-school physical activity and healthy foods, improve knowledge and behaviors around exercise and nutrition, and engage parents in activities that reinforce healthy habits at home.

CSX and Partners Help Spruce Up John Spry Community School in Chicago

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CHICAGO, November 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ – CSX employees joined with national nonprofit partners, City Year and Action for Healthy Kids, and local volunteers to help make John Spry Community School in Chicago an even more exciting, healthy, and fun place to go to school. Nearly 100 volunteers on Saturday helped refurbish the gymnasium, improve the playground, and paint murals in the school’s interior and playground.

Action for Healthy Kids and CSX Announce Every Kid Healthy Grants for 2015-2016 School Year

Funds will advance health and wellness initiatives in schools and increase physical activity among students
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CHICAGO, March 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ -  Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK) and CSX today announced the call for applications for Every Kid Healthy Grants for the 2015-2016 school year. Nearly 300 grants will be awarded to schools to support increasing physical activity and promoting nutrition initiatives.

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