News & Press Releases
HEALTHY WEIGHT COMMITMENT FOUNDATION AND DISCOVERY EDUCATION KICK-OFF THE SCHOOL YEAR OFFERING MORE THAN $150,000 IN PRIZES FOR SCHOOLS NATIONWIDE
-- Together Counts™ Initiative Helps Students Stay Healthy at School and at Home Through Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes, Find Your Balance Challenge and USDA’s HealthierUS Schools Challenge --
-- Playworld Systems, Good Sports and Wyndham Resorts Sign On As Premiere Prizing Partners --
Silver Spring, Md. – Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF), a CEO-led organization driving a national, multi-year effort designed to help reduce obesity – especially childhood obesity – by 2015, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of high quality curriculum-based digital content to U.S. schools, have re-launched TogetherCounts.com to provide schools nationwide with funds and resources to build healthy environments and help reduce childhood obesity.
Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, Discovery Education and Sports Authority Award $50,000 in Prizes to Find Your Balance Challenge Winners
South Carolina, Arizona and Illinois Schools Selected For Creating Unique Programs Enacting Practical Improvements to Nutrition and Physical Activity
New TogetherCounts.com Website Offers Educators and Families a One-Stop-Shop for Energy Balance Curriculum, Tools and Tips, Games and More
May 21, 2012 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) and Discovery Education, in partnership with...
Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, Discovery Education, Playworld Systems and Sports Authority to Award School a New Playground and $30,000 Worth of Sporting Equipment
May 4, 2012 (Hopewell, VA) - Today, the First Lady of Virginia, Mrs. Maureen McDonnell, visited Dupont Elementary School to present them with the Grand Prize in the Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes, which includes a brand new playground from Playworld Systems and $30,000 worth of sporting equipment from Sports Authority.
Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Discovery Education Recognize Schools Fostering Healthy Environments through USDA’s HealthierUS Schools Challenge
National program provides cash rewards and needed training to schools promoting nutrition and physical activity
Washington, D.C - The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) and Discovery Education today announced the three winners of their HealthierUS Schools Challenge Sweepstakes. Oak Grove Lower School of Hattiesburg, Miss., won grand prize and will receive $10,000 to advance their school’s physical education and food service programs.