|Reducing Childhood Obesity in Virginia Schools
MECKids.com has partnered with many Virgnia school districts to help students make better choices and form healthier habits for health, physical activity and nutrition. VAHPERD is a professional association of educators that advocate quality programs in health, physical education, recreation, dance, and sport. The association seeks to facilitate the professional growth and development of its members through meaningful membership services, current research, best educational practices, and legislation that will impact the profession. It is the vision of the Association to have a positive impact on society as a whole.
|Promoting Healthy Cities
"Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria" - Alexandria, Virginia
MECKids has partnered with the City of Alexandria, Virginia to promote and healthy and a safe Alexandria through coalition building, collaborative planning and community action. The Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria is a citizen-led coalition of non-profit organizations, schools, municipal agencies, local businesses, government and community leaders, and concerned citizens joined together to promote and preserve a healthy Alexandria community. We believe that in order to address priority health areas, we must come together as a community -- bringing a unique blend of talents, experience, perspectives and passion – to identify action-oriented, evidence-based solutions.
Bringing Technology Innovation to Schools
Fortune 500 Companies Sponsor Grants in Innovation
MECKids is partnering with community leaders and schools to bring more innovation into more classrooms and schools nationwide. Several Fortune 500 organizations are stepping up to provide grants for innovative programs that help youth develop both good nutrition and fitness habits. Learn how HP, General Mills & the President's Council on Physical Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition are supporting our efforts to bring technology, innovation & MECKids to more schools throughout the nation. Contact Us today or call 866-659-3400.