North Dakota Action for Healthy Kids is a state team of Action for Healthy Kids, the nation’s leading nonprofit and largest volunteer network fighting childhood obesity and undernourishment by helping schools become healthier places so that kids learn to eat right and be active every day. Our mission is to enhance the nutrition and physical activity opportunities in North Dakota schools in order to promote student health and learning.
There are many opportunities to get involved with Action for Healthy Kids in North Dakota--from becoming a team member, to attending Action for Healthy Kids’ events, to making a financial contribution--you can help create a safer environment for our kids!If you feel compelled to lend your voice to one of most important issues of our time, and would like to take that first step towards creating a healthier environment for our kids, join the Action for Healthy Kids community by taking the Every Kid Healthy Pledge on the left-hand side of the page.
Our Favorite Resources
- Action for Healthy Kids Local Wellness Policy Tracker – Action for Healthy Kids developed this Tool with input from our partner organizations and volunteer Team members to help you create a Local Wellness Policy that meets your district’s unique goals for nutrition and physical activity and take the next steps to put the policy into action to positively impact students’ health and lifelong choices.
- Progress or Promises? What’s Working For and Against Healthy Schools – This publication is an important overview of the current state of school wellness in America. Assessing the progress thus far and the hurdles to be surmounted, the report features the result of original field research, and key contributions from voices of authority in children’s health, education, and school wellness. It also includes an important essay by former U.S. Surgeon General and Founding Chair of Action for Healthy Kids, David Satcher, MD, PhD.