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Healthy Eating & Active Living

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Bridging the gap between kids and good nutrition

With support from the Aetna Foundation, DC Central Kitchen is expanding its Healthy Futures program. The program helps schools, after-school programs, summer camps and local convenience stores provide fresh, nutritious snacks and meals to children in Washington, DC’s most underserved neighborhoods.

Learn more about Healthy Future’s impact

Creating momentum for a healthier generation

In Austin, school-based education programs delivered by A Legacy of Giving are transforming Aetna Foundation support into youthful action to improve community health. Through A Youth Movement for Healthy Change, students are learning to act as advocates, designing projects that propose healthy change in their schools and communities. 

Learn how young advocates are shaping tomorrow

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Encouraging healthy habits in a housing community

With Aetna Foundation support, Mercy Housing Northwest, a low-income housing community in Washington state, is igniting healthful habits among children and adults alike. Participants in the Healthy Families: Adopting a New Lifestyle program are learning about nutrition and preparing healthy meals – and getting fit through dance, yoga and other fitness activities.

Witness a healthful revolution

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