The Mend Foundation

The MEND Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire children, families and adults to lead and sustain fitter, healthier and happier lives - with a focus on changing the behaviors that cause overweight and obesity. Over 30,000 participants in 5 countries have already benefitted from attending a MEND Program, an evidence-based healthy lifestyle program for 7-13 year-olds and their families. MEND 7-13 is currently being run in diverse communities across the US, in partnership with YMCAs and other community-based organizations.