Community Resources

Community Resources

The Together CountsTM program partners with hundreds of companies and organizations to bring you the best local resources that help lead an active and healthy lifestyle.

Service Locator

Search for resources and activities related to physical activity, health and nutrition, food and recipes, and more.

Search Now »

Healthy Dining Finder

Spotlight

Our partners believe balance is the key to healthy kids, healthy schools and healthy communities. Visit their websites and get moving.

100 Black Men was founded as an organization in New York City in 1963.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation is the world's largest charitable organization devoted exclusively to nutrition and dietetics.

Allrecipes, the world's largest food site, is a dynamic, indispensable resource for cooks of all skill levels seeking trusted recipes, entertaining ideas, and practical cooking tips.
 

Common Threads educates children on the importance of nutrition and physical well-being, and fosters an appreciation of cultural diversity through cooking.
 

Complete Class is a web-based platform that motivates school-aged children and their parents to engage with healthy and positive partner content.

DailyFeats is the online social platform where people share and earn rewards for their positive actions - their feats.

The Emergency Care Help Organization provides immediate relief to those who have experienced a recent hardship or emergency.  Assistance is provided in the forms of basic social services, educational
EPODE International Network (EIN), a not-for-profit organization, was created in 2011 to support Community Based Programs (CBPs) around the world in their fight against obesity and related diseases.
Every Inch Matters® identifies both the movement and the new waistline measure that's central to reining in bulging waistlines and preventing and stemming the Type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disea
Fitbound is a fitness and health company for children.

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

The Healthiest State Initiative is a privately led public initiative intended to inspire Iowans and their communities to improve wellbeing.
Healthy Home Court aims to promote a healthy lifestyle by encouraging people in the Mid-South to make healthy food choices and exercise regularly.
Calling all educators! Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives provides FREE, easy-to-use activities that teach K-6 students about being healthy. Click here to learn more.
The Cooper Institute® (CI) has developed the Healthy Zone School Recognition Program, which will use evidence-based knowledge and best practices to assist schools in creating a school environment that

Our mission is to effectively communicate science-based information about health, food safety and nutrition for the public good.

The JAM School Program is a free resource for schools that brings physical activity and health education to the classroom.

Muuvit is a successful elementary school programme with Finnish origins and it inspires children to adopt healthier lifestyles and to enjoy learning.

The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) is the leading worldwide expert for school health services and is the leader in advocacy for student health.

The National Grocers Association (NGA) is the national trade association representing the retail and wholesale grocers that comprise the independent sector of the food distribution industry.

The National Wildlife Federation is America's largest conservation organization.

NewWayFitness, understanding the challenges many parents face to keep their family physically active in today’s world, gives them the tools they need to maintain healthy family physical activity level
PlayCore helps build stronger communities around the world by advancing play through research, programs, and partnerships. They infuse this learning into a complete family of brands.
The Police Athletic League serves more than 37,000 young people – helping them to stay safe, enjoy physical fitness and dream big!
PureCircle is the world's leading producer of high purity stevia ingredients for the global food and beverage industry.

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s mission is to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people. 

The Seafood Nutrition Partnership mission is to inspire a healthier America through partnerships that raise awareness about the essential nutritional benefits of eating seafood.
Speak to Me, Inc. helps transform challenging situations into positive outcomes.
Speak to Me, Inc.

The ANNIKA Foundation teaches children the importance of living a healthy, active lifestyle through fitness and nutrition, and offers aspiring junior golfers opportunities to pursue their dreams.

The National Council of La Raza – America’s largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization - works to reduce poverty and improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans. 

The OrganWise Guys Inc.

Uncle Wiley's Healthy Cooking Ingredients and Recipes, Salad Jazz Seasonings!

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth leads statewide efforts to reduce and prevent youth tobacco use and childhood obesity through prevention programs and award-winning campaigns.

The Yellow Tractor Project is committed to improving health for individuals and families through the simple act of creating a garden. Our community-building projects ensure sustained success by providing ongoing education that bridges the point of learning and everyday practices.

Youth Movement is an initiative that was developed by the Health & Wellness Committee of the 100 Black Men, in 2002.

Events Calendar

Oct 02
Common Threads Cook-Off »Thursday, October 2nd, 6:30pm CT - Thursday, October 2nd, 9:30pm CT

Common Threads 4th Annual Cook-Off

http://events.commonthreads.org/eventDetails.aspx?eventId=140

Mark your calendars now!
Our Associate Board is gearing up for its 4th Annual Cook-Off presented by Meijer on Thursday, October 2nd from 6:30 - 9:30 pm! 

Revel Downtown
440 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL

Early Bird tickets are available for purchase for $75! Just click the image above and you'll be directed to our Events page. 

Oct 08
Healthiest State Initiative State Walk »October 8, 2014

The Iowa Healthiest State Initiative is organizing a statewide day to walk. Find a walking group by clicking here.

Commit to a 1k walk on October 8 to show that you’re committed to a healthier state not just for yourself, but also for future generations of Iowans. You can be a culture changer!
Visit www.iowahealthieststate.com/healthiest-state-walk today to find a walk. You could have multiple chances to win a Hy-Vee gift card?

Oct 11
Trail Work on the Broad Run »October 11th, 9am ET - October 11th, 12pm ET

Trail work on the Broad Run


October 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Unnamed Venue, Hunting Cove Place, Bristow, 20136+ Google Map


On October 11, please join us for maintenance on the Broad Run Trail, from Hunting Cove to new big bridge. Meet at Hunting Cove Place at 9am, tools, gloves and water provided for those who need them.

Find out more- http://www.pwtsc.org/event/trail-work-on-the-broad-run/

 

Nov 08
Clean Up at Veterans Park & Marumsco Creek »November 8th, 9am ET - November 8th, 12pm ET

Clean Up at Veterans Park & Marumsco Creek


November 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

More information will be available later

Details

Date:
November 8, 2014
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

View All Events »

Support the Community

More than 250 Members Strong

Your contribution to The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation helps to bring needed resources to at-risk communities through our many valued partners and member organizations.

Donate »