Playworks Education Energized
Playworks's mission is to improve the health and well-being of children by increasing opportunities for physical activity and safe, meaningful play.? Today, Playworks is the leading national nonprofit leveraging the power of play to transform children's social and emotional health. Playworks currently serves more than 1,200 schools across the United States and reaches more than 700,000 students directly and through professional training services.
Together with communities, FoodCorps serves to connect kids to healthy food in schools.
The mission of Common Threads is to educate low-income children on the importance of nutrition and physical well-being, empowering them to be agents of change for healthier families, schools, and communities. By providing children with a toolkit of knowledge and skills, we can help prevent childhood obesity and reverse the trend of generations of non-cookers, getting America's kids cooking for life!
Big Green builds a healthier future for kids by connecting them to real food through a nationwide network of Learning Gardens and food literacy programs.
National Council of YMCAs of the USA
The YMCA mission is: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) is the national resource office for the Y, one of the nation's leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,700 Ys engage 22 million men, women and children - of all ages, incomes and backgrounds - to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation's health and well-being and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in more than 10,000 communities, the Y has the longstanding relationships and physical presence needed not just to promise, but also to deliver, lasting personal and social change.
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Among other programming, Boys & Girls Clubs provide sports and recreation activities to young people to develop physical fitness, reduce stress and promote a positive use of leisure time.