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Health today so tomorrow kids can learn

Health today so tomorrow kids can grow

Health today so tomorrow kids can succeed

Our Mission

All kids deserve to be healthy, active, and ready to learn

We work to create healthier schools where every child has access to safe places to play, nutritious food to eat, and healthy experiences to help them thrive.

52%

52% of high school students with mostly As are physically active for 60 min. or more daily.

7 hrs

Children get an average of 7+ hours of screen time daily.

22%

Kids are 22% more likely to gain excess weight during the summer months.

Who We Are

Health is a human right.

We empower schools, families, and communities to take actions that help children lead healthier lives.

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Start making change in your school

Kids spend more than 1,200 hours each year in school, making schools an ideal place to teach and model healthy eating and physical activity. In your school, you can:

Start Game On

Schools face many similar challenges, but every school—and child—is different. With our flexible, free online guide, schools learn how to create healthier learning environments for students, staff, and communities.

With Game On, you can:

Build your school health team

Assess your school's health

Find healthy eating activities

Get kids moving

and more!

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Become an advocate

Change starts with you. We provide resources to help your actions make the biggest impact on your child’s wellness journey.

With our resources, you can:

Take the healthy school quiz

Make the case for school health

Shape up your school environment

Improve health at home

and more!

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Stories

See how schools, parents, and community members are taking action today for a healthier tomorrow.

Getting 60 Minutes of Play Per Day

“Students have learned ways to cooperate, negotiate, and share items during play time. The grant has allowed us to purchase equipment that students can use during their activity time and allows us to structure play so that it addresses students’ interests and different needs.”
Michelle Stewin, Head Teacher, Melody STEM School, Chicago, IL

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When you support Action for Healthy Kids, you’re standing with the largest national network of school health champions to create healthier schools.

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