RICHARDSON, Texas – Aug. 18, 2020 – As part of its mission to eradicate childhood obesity and educate children and families about healthy lifestyles, the AdvoCare Foundation recently granted $285,000 to twelve organizations across the United States. The Foundation helps provide these groups with resources to impact the health, exercise, and nutrition for children in their communities.
“The Foundation focuses on the life-destroying epidemic of childhood obesity in an effort to help fulfill our larger mission—helping children live happy and healthy lives,” said Whitney Strauss, Executive Director of the AdvoCare Foundation. “We are fortunate to have many donors who are committed to our mission and continue to help the Foundation make a lasting impact on children’s lives.”
The 2020 grantees are:
- CHOICES (Atlanta, GA)
- Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)
- Vetri Community Partnership (Philadelphia, PA)
- Servicios De La Raza (Denver, CO)
- Iowa Healthiest State Initiative (Des Moines, IA)
- United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (Dallas, TX)
- The Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi (Flowood, MS)
- The Concilio (Dallas, TX)
- LA’s BEST Afterschool Enrichment Program (Los Angeles, CA)
- Mission2Move (Cincinnati, OH)
- Alliance for a Healthier Generation, Inc. (Memphis, TN)
- YMCA (Dallas, TX)
The AdvoCare Foundation is making a difference in these communities by attacking three main pillars of childhood obesity: daily physical activities, nutritional education and access to adequate food.
To support the AdvoCare Foundation, head to the AdvoCare Foundation website.
About AdvoCare Foundation
The AdvoCare Foundation is a nonprofit organization committed to fighting the childhood obesity epidemic by supporting organizations across the country whose work directly impacts the safety and health of children in need. In 2020, the Foundation reached its goal of raising $1M to support long-term solutions that help the next generation survive and thrive. The funds raised by the AdvoCare Foundation benefit organizations across the United States and help provide the resources necessary for both national and targeted change. For more information, check out the AdvoCare blog here and www.advocarefoundation.org.
About AdvoCare International, LLC
At AdvoCare, We Build Champions®. Backed by credible scientific research and internationally recognized Scientific and Medical Advisory Board, AdvoCare offers premium energy, weight management, sports performance, and wellness products. AdvoCare is a privately-owned, direct selling company founded in 1993. For more information about AdvoCare, visit advocare.com. Connect with AdvoCare on Facebook and Instagram for the latest news and product updates. Visit the AdvoCare blog for inspirational content featuring fitness and wellness tips, motivation, testimonials, recipes and more.