Welcome to the West Virginia Team!
WV Action for Healthy Kids is dedicated to improving childrens nutrition and physical activity in schools and communities. Action for Healthy Kids strives to fight childhood obesity and undernourishment by partnering with local schools to improve overall nutrition and physical activity in the school and community. Our goal is to help kids learn to eat right, be active every day, and be ready to learn.
Examples of AFHK activities include:
Our Goals for 2014:
Partner with community stakeholders, school administration and personnel to improve nutrition and physical activity within the state of West Virginia
Provide students with healthier school and community environments through nutrition and physical activity
Promote increased physical activity throughout the school day
Promote increased participation in school breakfast programs
Support parents and community memebers to be advocates for improving school nutrition and physical activity
There are many opportunities to get involved with Action for Healthy Kids in West Virginia--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! Join the Action for Healthy Kids community by taking the Every Kid Healthy Pledge today!