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100 Black Men of America

100 Black Men was founded as an organization in New York City in 1963. The national organization, 100 Black Men of America, Inc., began with nine chapters in 1986 as a national alliance of leading African American men of business, public affairs and government with a mission to improve the quality of life for African Americans, particularly African American youth. Today, under the direction of Albert E. Dotson, Jr., the organization has 116 chapters in the United States, England and the Caribbean.

4-H

In 4-H, we believe in the power of young people. We see that every child has valuable strengths and can be powerful to improve the world around us. We are America’s largest youth development organization – empowering nearly six million young people across the U.S. with the skills to lead for a lifetime.
4-H empowers young people to be true leaders. And, in 4-H, we believe true leaders aren’t born – they are grown.

Activity Tree

The seed for ActivityTree was planted in 2008 and, after only a few years, we are proud to be the largest online resource for U.S. parents to find information on ONLY kid's classes, camps, sports leagues, party places and fun spots. Our mission is to make it easy and affordable to get our nation's children active in both body and mind. We offer parents an extensive, user-friendly marketplace to find activity information. Search by zip code, city or activity. We have deals!

ASYMCA

The YMCA’s dedication to America’s armed forces began in 1861 when a handful of members voluntarily provided relief services to Civil War soldiers. Today, the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) enriches the quality of life for our service members at more than 150 program centers around the world by providing educational, recreational, social and religious support services to junior enlisted military personnel and their families.

Benevolent

Benevolent partners with local organizations to enable striving individuals to seek one-time help to overcomes a hurdle along their paths towards sustainability. By leveraging the power of personal storytelling and today's connectivity, Benevolent brings necessary support to fuel sustainability and success.

Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people be “Prepared. For Life.” The Scouting organization is composed of nearly 2.5 million youth members between the ages of 7 and 21 and approximately 960,000 volunteers in local councils throughout the United States and its territories.

Boys and Girls Clubs in Indian Country

For over 20 years, Boys & Girls Clubs in Indian Country has proudly partnered with Native communities to serve their youth. Boys & Girls Clubs in Indian Country is committed to addressing the challenges unique to Native communities to ensure all youth, especially those who need us most, fulfill their potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Today, Boys & Girls Clubs continues its pledge to expand youth development in Native communities as the largest nonprofit organization serving over 80,000 Native youth.

Brookshire Grocery Company

Brookshire Grocery Company, headquartered in Tyler, Texas, has more than 175 retail stores located in Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana. The company has three distribution centers (two in Tyler, Texas, and one in Monroe, Louisiana), along with four manufacturing plants: dairy, ice cream/culture, ice and water/drinks. BGC’s retail operations include four convenience stores (Express Lane and Zippy B), 113 fuel centers and 119 pharmacies. BGC has a company-owned and staffed facility services department and owns and maintains its own trucking fleet.

Camp Shane

Camp Shane is celebrating nearly 50 years as the longest-running weight loss program for children and teens. With the expansion of satellite camps across the country (Arizona, California, Georgia, New York, Texas and Wisconsin), a not-for-profit camp for underprivileged children (Shane Cares), and the addition of the renowned Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts for adults, Shane Camps & Resorts truly reaches out to all who strive to achieve a healthy lifestyle.

Campus Kitchens Project

Founded in 2001, The Campus Kitchens Project  is a national organization that empowers students to create innovative solutions to hunger. Each day our student volunteers recover extra food that would otherwise have gone to waste on campus, and transform it into healthy meals for food insecure individuals. Since the movement began, The Campus Kitchens Project has recovered more than 3.5 million pounds of food and served 2.25 million meals nationwide. Campus Kitchens also go beyond the meal by using food as a tool to promote poverty solutions and end hunger in their communities.

Catholic Charities USA

Be it helping people meet their most basic needs or advocating for social change to reduce poverty, our Catholic values, teachings, and traditions provide the foundation for the work our agencies do in communities across the country. Believing in the presence of God in our midst, we proclaim the sanctity of human life and the dignity of the person by sharing in the mission of Jesus given to the Church.

Common Threads

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

Dance Towards Health

Dance Towards Health, Inc. (DTH) is a health education program created  to offer a non-competitive environment where participants feel comfortable engaging in recreational dance workshops, healthy and low-cost cooking demonstrations, and stress management techniques. The program was designed around the premise that utilizing dance would attract participants that already love to dance, as well as individuals who do not enjoy traditional methods of exercise. 

DC Scores

For people who believe in a well-rounded childhood, DC SCORES has a quality, team-based approach providing youth with the arts, athletics, and academics that will engage, enrich, and improve their lives. DC SCORES builds teams through after-school programs for 1,500 low-income DC youth at 47 schools by instilling self-expression, physical fitness, and a sense of community. DC SCORES accomplishes this in an innovative model combining poetry and spoken word, soccer, and service-learning year-round, and has worked with over 8,000 students since its founding in 1994.

ECHOFL

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 classes, food, clothing and hygiene items.

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a national Career and Technical Student Organization that provides personal growth, leadership development, and career preparation opportunities for students in Family and Consumer Sciences education. FCCLA is the “Ultimate Leadership Experience.

Fields of Dreams

Fields of Dreams develops the athletic, academic, and life skills of youth in economically underserved areas of Washington, D.C. while building self-confidence, character, physical fitness, and nutrition awareness.

fitwize4kids

The Nation's First Healthy Lifestyle Fitness Center Just For Kids, our nutrition, health, and fitness programs are specifically designed to meet the physiological needs of adolescent and pre-adolescent bodies, in a fun, exciting environment. Fitwize 4 Kids is helping to fight childhood obesity and inactivity in an environment where kids learn how to live a healthy lifestyle!

Food City

K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc. is the corporate name of a supermarket chain operating in three states under the name Food City. This privately held, family-owned company has grown over the years by expansion and acquisition. With 11 units in southeastern Kentucky, 21 units in southwest Virginia and 61 units in northeast Tennessee, K-VA-T is an acronym of its trade area: Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee. The 93-store chain serves a current trade area population of over 2.5 million people and over 980,000 households.

Gen YOUth Foundation

Gen YOUth Foundation was established to create a movement that inspires youth to change their behavior. Over the past ten years, we have witnessed explosive growth in the number of children identified as overweight or obese. Gen YOUth Foundation works with leaders in health, business, government and communities nationwide to develop and support programs that create lasting change in the child health and wellness arena.

Girl Scouts

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

Girls Health Ed

Girls Health Ed. is a volunteer-based organization with locations in Washington, DC, Baltimore, NYC, Los Angeles and Denver. Through after-school workshops, we educate girls and young women between ages 8 and 17 on their overall health to enable lifelong, empowered decision-making. Our volunteers, called 'teaching fellows,' focus on key areas wellness, such as nutrition, body image, physical fitness, personal care/hygiene and reproductive health.

Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run is a nationwide nonprofit organization that inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident through a curriculum teaches life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons that creatively integrate running. Girls sharpen their independent thinking skills, celebrate their unique strengths and realize their power to make a difference in the world. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k run—an experience that unleashes their confidence and establishes a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness.

Good Sports

Good Sports distributes sports equipment, footwear, and apparel to community organizations offering programs to disadvantaged youth helping to lay the foundation for healthy, active lifestyles.

Harris Teeter

Harris Teeter, with headquarters in Matthews, N.C., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR).  Harris Teeter reported 2013 sales of $4.71 billion. The regional grocery chain employs approximately 26,000 associates and operates stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, Maryland, Delaware, Florida and the District of Columbia.

Hattie Mae and Pals Foundation

The Hattie Mae & Pals Children's Healthy Living Center & Activity Park. America's first Educational, Interactive and Technology Learning Complex & Activity park design to teach children about Healthy Living and to combat childhood obesity in America.

HealthCorps

HealthCorps®, a proactive health movement is fighting the obesity and mental resilience crisis by getting American students and communities across the country to take charge of their health.

Healthiest State Initiative (HSI)

The Healthiest State Initiative is a privately led public initiative intended to inspire Iowans and their communities to improve wellbeing. The HSI involves individuals, families, businesses, faith-based organizations, not-for-profits and the public sector in a broad-based effort.  Since 2011 Iowa has climbed 10 points from 19th to 9th in the Gallup Healthways Well-being Index ®.  Our goal is to reach #1 in the 2016 results.

Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives

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.

HOPSports

HOPSports, Inc. is a global health and wellness network reaching classrooms, schools, homes, workplaces and community centers. This research based and cost-effective solution uses its innovative, digital platform to combine physical activity, education and entertainment.

JAM (Just-a-Minute) School Program

The JAM School Program is a free resource for schools that brings physical activity and health education to the classroom. JAM offers a one-minute classroom energizer called JAMmin' Minute, an athlete-featured 5-minute routine called JAM Blast, and a monthly Health-E-tips newsletter.

KaBOOM

KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids – particularly those growing up in poverty in America – the childhood they deserve filled with balanced and active play, so they can thrive. Since 1996, KaBOOM! has collaborated with partners to build, open or improve nearly 16,300 playgrounds, engaged more than one million volunteers and served 8.1 million kids. KaBOOM! creates great places to play, inspires communities to promote and support play, and works to drive the national discussion about the importance of play in fostering healthy and productive lives.

Martin's Super Markets

Quality, convenience, selection and value have been the keystones upon which the company has built its reputation among shoppers in the areas served by its stores. Community service and involvement are also high on the list of priorities at Martin's Super Markets. Programs benefiting local social service agencies, schools and environmentally friendly initiatives are a major focus of company outreach efforts. Still a family-owned and operated business, Rob Bartels is currently the president and CEO of Martin's Super Markets; Bob Bartels is chairman.

MetroHealth

The Aamoth Family Pediatric Wellness Center is a place for children and families to participate in nutrition, fitness and wellness classes that promote lifelong healthy living. The wellness center offers free opportunities on MetroHealth's main campus as well as in the schools and community centers.

Minnesota Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs

The Minnesota Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs is a 501-c-4 non-profit corporation, founded in 2001 to provide coordination and support for the twelve independently operating Boys & Girls Clubs in the state of Minnesota. Our Clubs are diverse in geographic location, size, length of service to youth, ethnicity, facilities and community resources, but we are all united in our mission: to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to become productive, responsible and caring citizens.

Miss Virginia

Rosemary Willis, a rising Senior at the College of William and Mary, grew up as an athlete and now is a certified Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer. She serves as Miss Virginia 2012 as part of the Miss America Organization, the largest scholarship provider to women in the world. Rosemary travels thousands of miles each month throughout Virginia to promote her platform of living a healthy and active lifestyle, and is passionate about helping people from all walks of life come together to achieve their fitness and nutrition goals.

MODAvate Center

We are a sanctuary for women to renew, restore and reconnect with self. We pride ourselves in offer the very best Jazzercise classes instructed by very talented and caring certified instructors. Our yoga classes are lead by a multi-talented gal who leads with her heart. Our studio offers a very inviting, warm and energetic ambiance that has women coming back daily!

N Street Village

N Street Village is a community of empowerment and recovery for homeless and extremely low-income women in Washington, D.C. It provides comprehensive services that help women stabilize and improve their housing, income, employment, addiction recovery, mental wellness, and physical health.

National Afterschool Association

The National AfterSchool Association (NAA) is the membership association for professionals who work with children and youth in diverse school and community-based settings to provide a wide variety of extended learning opportunities and care during out-of-school hours.  NAA exists to inspire, connect, and equip professionals who meet this critical need for young people.   Our mission is to foster development, provide education, and encourage advocacy for the out-of-school-time community.

National Head Start Association

The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life. NHSA is the voice for more than 1 million children, 200,000 staff and 1,600 Head Start grantees in the United States. Since 1974, NHSA has worked diligently for policy changes that ensure all at-risk children have access to the Head Start model of support for the whole child, the family and the community.

National Osteoporosis Foundation

The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is the leading health organization dedicated to preventing osteoporosis and broken bones, promoting strong bones for life and reducing human suffering through programs of public and clinician awareness, education, advocacy and research. Established in 1984, NOF is the nation's only health organization solely dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health.

National Recreation and Park Association

The National Recreation and Park Association is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing park, recreation and conservation efforts that enhance quality of life for all people. Through its network of 40,000 recreation and park professionals and citizens, NRPA encourages the promotion of healthy and active lifestyles, conservation initiatives and equitable access to parks and public space.

National Theatre for Children

The National Theatre for Children delivers award winning programming to millions of students, parents and communities across the country every year absolutely free. The live interactive programs cover a wide range of K-12 curricular subjects, from environmental issues and financial literacy to health, science and social responsibility. All sponsored by familiar and trusted companies so there is never a cost to schools.

Now & Next Dance Mentoring Project

Now Next Dance cultivates creativity, leadership, and wellness in and through contemporary dance. We offer summer camps, after-school programs, and in-school residencies wherein we use our touchstones of Action, Support, Curiosity, Challenge, and Resilience to link the rich physical and creative experience of dance training with life and leadership skills.

OASIS CATCH Healthy Habits

OASIS CATCH Healthy Habits is making a difference in the health and lives of thousands of children and adults 50-plus across the United States. This innovative evidence-based afterschool and summer camp program unites children in grades K to 5 with trained, caring adult volunteers, age 50-plus, to adopt lifelong healthy nutrition and physical activity habits to improve health and prevent obesity. Funded by WellPoint Foundation, OASIS CATCH Healthy Habits is based on the Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH), a nationally recognized evidence-based physical activity/nutrition curriculum.

Outdoor Nation

Outdoor Nation (ON) is a non-profit founded by a community of Outsiders dedicated to reconnecting millennials with the outdoors. We host Summits around the country, award grants for outstanding project ideas, lead outdoor outings, work with youth, and connect with others like us - all in an effort to mobilize a movement to get our generation outside

Parent-Child Home Program

The Parent-Child Home Program envisions a world where every child enters school ready to succeed because every parent has the knowledge, skills, and resources to build school readiness  where it starts - the home.  PCHP’s nationwide network of program sites provides low-income families with an intensive home visiting program to build language, literacy, and numeracy skills and support parents in preparing their children to achieve their greatest potential in school and in life.

Penn State Better Kid Care

Better Kid Care's  On Demand distance education program assists child care providers in obtaining research-based professional development and is accepted by most states for licensing or quality rating requirements.

Playground Professionals

Playground Professionals is a publishing and marketing company that promotes the play and playground industries in a non-biased format through print and internet resources. PGP publishes Playground Magazine as a print and online magazine, which has a 13 year history.

Police Athletic League

The Police Athletic League serves more than 37,000 young people – helping them to stay safe, enjoy physical fitness and dream big! Founded in 1914, PAL continues its unique partnership with the law enforcement community to inspire young people to reach their full potential as productive members of society.

Redner's Markets, Inc.

Redner’s Markets Inc. is an employee-owned supermarket and convenience store company. We are currently operating stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware. These include 38 supermarkets, 12 convenience stores, 6 pharmacies and two independent warehouses. Our headquarters is in Reading, Pennsylvania (Berks County) with over 4500 employees. Our supplier is Supervalu.

Schnuck Markets, Inc.

Associates of Schnuck Markets, Inc. have been serving customers a unique combination of quality food, variety and value for nearly seven decades. Founded in St. Louis in 1939, the family-owned grocery company has grown to include more than 100 stores in seven states: Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa, Tennessee and Mississippi.

ShopRite

From a small, struggling cooperative with eight Members – all owners of their own grocery stores – Wakefern Food Corp., the merchandising and distribution arm for ShopRite, has grown into the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States and the largest employer in New Jersey. The cooperative is comprised of 45 members who individually own and operate supermarkets under the ShopRite banner. Today, Wakefern and ShopRite together employ more than 50,000 people throughout New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland.

Skogen's Festival Foods

Festival Foods, a family-owned company operating stores strategically throughout Wisconsin, was founded as Skogen’s IGA by Paul and Jane Skogen in 1946 in Onalaska, Wis. With only $500 of borrowed money and a lot of enthusiasm, Paul and Jane began the company which now operates 18 full-service, state-of-the art supermarkets and employs more than 5,000 full and part-time associates. Festival Foods is well-known for its “Boomerang Theory” - every business decision we make is based on the question, “Will it bring the customer back?”

SPARK

SPARK is a research-based, public health organization dedicated to creating, implementing, and evaluating programs that promote lifelong wellness. SPARK strives to improve the health of children and adolescents by disseminating evidence-based physical activity and nutrition programs that provide curriculum, staff development, follow-up support, and equipment to teachers of Pre-K through 12th grade students. SPARK is committed to providing outstanding customer satisfaction through timely delivery and exceptional service.

Special Olympics

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Springhouse Green

Springhouse Green is a social enterprise and a network of certified, expert staff to consult, activate, educate, and deliver your green and wellness goals.  Our belief is the most direct route to wellness comes from simple, daily, integrated  practices and access to nutrient-rich food with our workshops and gardens. In the creation of these green spaces you create multi-faceted  benefits for yourself, your organization, and the planet.

SweatCity Fitness

At Sweat City, our focus is split into 2 areas: fitness training for adults and athletic development for youths and teens.  Our fitness classes are outdoor boot camp style and concentrate on cardio, strength, and core/abs training.  Our athletic development trainers work with teams, clubs, and individuals in LA and Orange County to help athletes improve their speed, strength, and agility

The ANNIKA Foundation

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 Foundation has partnered with SPARK, the award-winning physical education program for schools, and Florida Hospital's Healthy 100 Kids initiative to promote its physical fitness and nutrition initiatives.

The Children & Nature Network

The Children & Nature Network (C&NN) is a non-profit organization whose vision is a world in which all children play, learn and grow with nature in their everyday lives.  C&NN is leading a movement to connect all children, their families and communities to nature through innovative ideas, evidence-based resources and tools, broad-based collaboration and support of grassroots leadership.

The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA)

The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) is a non-profit trade association representing all segments of the frozen and refrigerated foods industry. Headquartered in Harrisburg, PA, NFRA's mission is to promote the sales and consumption of frozen and refrigerated foods. NFRA is the sponsor of the March Frozen Food Month, June Dairy Month, June/July Ice Cream & Novelties promotion and October Cool Food for Kids educational outreach program.

The National Recreation and Park Association

The National Recreation and Park Association is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing park, recreation and conservation efforts that enhance quality of life for all people. Through its network of 40,000 recreation and park professionals and citizens, NRPA encourages the promotion of healthy and active lifestyles, conservation initiatives and equitable access to parks and public space.

The Road Runners Club of America

The Road Runners Club of America is the national association of running clubs, running events, and runners dedicated to promoting running as a competitive sport and as healthy exercise. The RRCA’s mission is to represent and promote the common interests of its member clubs, events, and individual runners through education, leadership, programs and other services.

The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington

The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington has been providing vital programs and services for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility for nearly 160 years. We are one of the largest social service agencies serving Washington, DC, suburban Maryland, and northern Virginia, having touched the lives of 265,000 people last year through our 17 branches and program centers. The Y is committed to growing our community and ensuring that everyone has access to spiritual, mental, and physical growth, regardless of their ability to pay.

The ZAC Foundation

The ZAC Foundation, (TZF) is a nationally recognized water safety advocacy and education foundation. Since the passing of their 6-year-old Zachary in 2007, the Cohns have devoted their lives to ensure children and families have the tools they need to always be water safe through the family’s foundation – The ZAC Foundation – named in honor of their son.

Thunder Hill Nature Park

The Thunder Hill Park Alliance, a 501 (c ) 3 non profit organization was formed by a group of community leaders who were concerned about the outcome a 300 acre farm in the center of the new community, Columbia, Md. Columbia has grown to be one of the most successful new communities in the universe. Many of us have a long history in the development of this place. We formed a Park Alliance, received some money from a local Foundation and hired a world famous Children's Landscape Architect to come here and take a look. Thunder Hill Nature Park is his gift to our city. 

U.S. Soccer Foundation

The mission of the U.S. Soccer Foundation is to enhance, assist and grow the sport of soccer in the United States with a special emphasis on underserved communities. We view soccer as a powerful vehicle for social change. By supporting the development of places to play, places to grow and places to learn, our goal is to ensure that children in underserved communities have easy and affordable access to quality soccer programs that support their physical and personal development.

United for D.C.

United for D.C. is committed to champion educational, health, and recreational programs and events that serve disadvantaged youth of greater Washington, DC by engaging the resources and skills of D.C. United and our community. Through the foundations 3 signature programs, United Soccer Club, United Reads, and Kicks for Kids, area youth with little or no resources are able to participate in a free after school soccer program, receive both new books and a reading and healthy lifestyles program in the classroom, and have the opportunity to attend a D.C. United game at no cost.

Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth

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.

Vitamin Bee

Vitamin Bee, LLC. is an organization that believes that nutrition education is just as important as learning your ABC’s and 123’s.  Our fun and informative character Vitamin Bee encourages kids, families, and schools to learn and work together in order to create a long-lasting healthy life-style.  By being a part of a families life, both at home and at school, we strive to help raise the nutritional standard by empowering children and families to make healthy choices for themselves, as well as influence others to build a more healthy society.

Walking Classroom

The Walking Classroom is a national award-winning education program that provides students with an innovative way to get exercise without sacrificing instructional time.  Students listen to kid-friendly educational podcasts, that align to educational standards for 4th and 5th graders, while walking as a group.   The program’s “Walk, Listen and Learn” methodology capitalizes on the favorable link between exercise and cognitive function, and kids and teachers love it!

Yellow Tractor

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.

YMCA of Greater Richmond

The Y is a diverse organization of men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life joined together by a shared passion: to strengthen the foundations of community. With a commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive.

Youth Fitness Coalition

The Youth Fitness Coalition (YFC) is a New Jersey-based non-profit organization committed
to combating childhood obesity by making exercise programs fun and by educating
children, parents and teachers about the importance of lifelong fitness
and making healthy lifestyle choices.  The YFC's signature program Project ACES, an acronym for
All Children Exercise Simultaneously has been recognized in the media and Ripley' Believe It or Not
as 'The World's Largest Exercise Class'.

Youth Movement

Youth Movement is an initiative that was developed by the Health & Wellness Committee of the 100 Black Men, in 2002. This comprehensive youth program promotes health, fitness and mentoring to children ages 4 to 18. We sponsor year-round track and field clinics, health screenings, nutrition education, character development and life skills workshops. The goal of Youth Movement is to improve the health and well being of marginalized children, and to help insure their success.