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Empowering healthy habits and transforming environments where children live, learn and play is what we do – reaching over 500,000 children in over 1,300 schools, child care centers and out of school time (OST) sites in the past 5 years.

HealthMPowers is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to our mission: empowering healthy habits and transforming environments where children live, learn and play. By bringing nutrition education and physical activity into everyday life and learning, we help create a culture that supports healthy choices. Read on to see our mission in action.

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News Updates

Personalized Fitness Portfolio Available for Middle and High School Students

(NORCROSS, GA)— HealthMPowers today released a new, self-guided Fitness Portfolio designed to empower youth to take control of their health by creating a personalized fitness plan.

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HealthMPowers Creates Free Virtual Learning Site for Teachers, Parents

(NORCROSS, GA)— With schools closed for the rest of the academic year, HealthMPowers has unveiled a new virtual learning resource page created to support teachers and families with ideas and activities to keep kids moving and healthy while learning at home.

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HealthMPowers Celebrates 20th Anniversary

(NORCROSS, GA)—HealthMPowers is celebrating the 20th Anniversary of its founding. To mark this milestone, HealthMPowers will unveil a new website, recognize important Health Heroes throughout the year and host special events to share with its participants and partners the triumphs and challenges over the last 20 years, while looking forward to the future.

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Media Coverage

Georgia’s First Lady Marty Kemp celebrates National School Breakfast Week at Marietta Sixth Grade Academy

The Georgia Department of Education and First Lady of Georgia Marty Kemp along with USDA representatives on March 3 celebrated National School Breakfast Week at Marietta Sixth Grade Academy.

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AJC highlights PICH program’s collaboration of Fulton County schools and HealthMPowers to boost physical education in schools.

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HealthMPowers and Christi Kay acknowledged for being a major contributor in the creation of the Growing Fit curriculum.

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