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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

Big Peach Running Co. to Support Girls Empowering Movement

(NORCROSS, GA)— On the eve of National Women’s Health and Fitness Day, HealthMPowers announced a new community partnership with Big Peach Running Co. The collaborative local partnership will support the Girls Empowering Movement (GEM) program which serves 2,300 girls per year at over 100 sites across Georgia.

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HealthMPowers Welcomes First Youth Member to Board of Directors

(NORCROSS, GA)—HealthMPowers has announced a new member to its board of directors: Rohan Rajpurohit. Rajpurohit, a Senior at Lambert High School makes history as the first youth to ever serve on the HealthMPowers Board of Directors.

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HealthMPowers Releases New Strategic Plan

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Media Coverage

The Importance of Nutrition Security

For decades, the issue of food security has driven policy debates, charitable giving, community development and strategies to improve population health. Access to food among under-resourced communities, especially in difficult economic times, is a perennial issue. At no time in recent memory has that been more heightened than during the pandemic.

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#GAgenerosity sets a new state giving record for GAgives on GivingTuesday 2021

ATLANTA – Dec. 14, 2021  This year, amidst greater community need than ever, Georgia nonprofits raised $27.1 million for GAgives on GivingTuesday, another record-setting total for the state’s biggest generosity movement. 

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Girls Empowerment Movement funded by Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation

A girl’s physical activity initiative associated with the University of West Georgia College of Education’s (COE) Wolf Wellness Lab is being funded by the Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation (AFYF) for its part in the implementation and sustainability of the new program, Girls Empowerment Movement (GEM).

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