All kids deserve to be healthy—in body and mind
We help kids thrive by bringing families and schools together to ensure students have access to safe places to play and be active, nutritious foods, and healthy, supportive experiences.
Only 1 in 3 children get physical activity each day.
About 15 million children have a mental, emotional, or behavioral health condition.
1 in 7
Approximately 1 in 7 kids lives with food insecurity.
Who We Are
Health is a human right.
We address the root causes of the child health crisis by supporting the foundations of lifelong health for kids.
Start making change in your school
Kids spend more than 1,200 hours each year in school, making schools an ideal place to support healthy eating, social emotional health, and physical activity.
Opportunities for educators
Schools face many similar challenges, but every community—and child—is different. With our comprehensive programming and free online sources, learn how to create healthier learning environments that meet your students’ specific needs.
Improve school health policies and programs
Assess your school's health
Find healthy activities
Apply for grants
Opportunities for parents & caregivers
With our resources, you can:
Take the healthy school quiz
Make the case for school health
Shape up your school environment
Improve health at home
See how we've helped connect families and schools to create lasting change for kids.
We make things happen
Through our unique approach and in-depth programs that address the health of the whole child, we’ve reached millions of children in thousands of schools. Watch our impact in action.
When you support Action for Healthy Kids, you’re standing with thousands of other champions of children’s health to create a more equitable future for our kids.Donate