• Team Healthy Kids Fitness Challenge

    Bike, run, walk or swim 22 miles in 22 days to make schools healthier places so kids can live healthier lives.

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  • Watch our Every Kid Healthy Video

    Get a glimpse of how we are fighting the
    childhood obesity epidemic and learn about
    healthy tips and tools you can use in your
    everyday life – including the lives of kids
    around you.

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  • Every Kid Healthy… and Ready to Learn

    It’s going to take a nation of moms, dads and other caring individuals – people just like you – to raise their hands and lend their voices to the fight against childhood obesity so every kid can be healthy and ready to learn.

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  • The Learning Connection:

    What You Need to Know to Ensure Your Kids Are Healthy and Ready to Learn

    demonstrates that physical activity supports academic achievement, well-nourished kids learn better and that healthier practices in schools can increase school revenue.

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  • Volunteers in Action

    Chicago Volunteers transformed an unused space in one school into an indoor fitness center and converted an open, undefined field at another school into a soccer field, complete with bleachers.

    Volunteer »

Help us create a 100,000 - person movement to make all schools healthier by taking the Every Kid Healthy Pledge.

Volunteer for Healthy Kids


How to raise awareness and combat childhood obesity


By mobilizing to create programs
in schools that engage kids in
healthy activities


Schools with opportunities for all students to lead healthier lives

What's New

  • We are happy to announce our partnership with UK based digital agency Passion Digital to optimize our search engine marketing. Passion Digital has a history of collaborating with nonprofit organizations and they’re currently working with 16 across the globe alongside their work for profit driven businesses. Their unique ties to these organizations have become part of their company culture and this is what draws many people to them, including Action for Healthy Kids.

  • As part of this year's Every Kid Healthy™ Week, Athletico Physical Therapy and Action for Healthy Kids partnered on a FoodTASTIC Family Health Fair at Harlan Community Academy High School on Chicago's South Side.

  • Jean H. Ragalie, R.D., President of National Dairy Council and Secretary and Treasurer of Action for Healthy Kids' Board of Directors, shares the findings of a new report that reinforce the “Learning Connection”: the link between quality nutrition, including a nutritious breakfast, coupled with physical activity and improved academic performance.

Success Stories

  • September 12, 2014 
    Freeman Pic 1Freeman High School, a small school in rural Northeastern WA, needed to make big changes to its Junior Class Store to bring the store into compliance with the new Smart Snacks Standards. Teachers and students had been challenged in the past in their attempts earted attempts to introduce healthy products to the store and make sustainable changes. This time was different. The Nutrition Services Director worked collaboratively with the students to orchestrate taste tests, create a marketing campaign, and revamp the school store to make lasting, healthy changes.

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