"A public-private partnership of more than 50 national organizations and government agencies representing education, health, fitness and nutrition, Action for Healthy Kids addresses the epidemic of overweight, sedentary, and undernourished youth by focusing on changes in schools to improve nutrition and increase physical activity." (http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/about.php; accessed 9/6/06)
Healthy Schools Summit "In September 2005 more than 550 experts in education, fitness and children's health gathered in Washington, D.C. for the second national Healthy Schools Summit to explore and share innovative approaches to creating healthier school environments across the nation."
2005 Healthy Schools Summit Sponsors:
$150,000 + National Football League National Dairy Council The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
$50,000 - $149,000 Aetna Foundation, Inc. The Coca-Cola Company Compass Group, The Americas/Chartwells School Dining Services
$20,000 - $49,000 Kellogg Company Kraft, Inc.
Up to $19,000 Land O’ Lakes General Mills Cartoon Network Starbucks Kaiser Permanente (http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/summit_2005/filelib/Summit%20Donor%20Posting%2010-3-05.pdf; accessed 9/6/06)