South Dakota

South Dakota

Welcome to the South Dakota Team

South 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 South Dakota schools in order to promote student health and learning.  

Get Involved

There are many opportunities to get involved with Action for Healthy Kids in South 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 Wellness Policy Tool – 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.
  • Game On! The Ultimate Wellness Challenge is a year-long program that challenges America’s youth, their families and schools to make healthy food choices and be physically active every day.
  • Parents Advocating for School Wellness toolkit is designed to help Action for Healthy Kids Teams and other school wellness advocates unlock the potential of parents as change agents and engage them as partners in support of healthier schools for their children.

Our Core Supporters