Generation Excel Grants
Wheelock College's President's Fitness Challenge - Brookline, Massachusetts
President Jackie Jenkins Scott has launched a multi faceted program to not only inspire and motivate students and faculty, but will flow to the community at large with a children's book, maps for walking trails, and family fitness kits.
Colt Andrews School - Bristol, Rhode Island
Health/Fitness Ed Teacher Jason Oldham's Walking Club for both Students and Teachers inspires them to walk around the entire United States (not literally…only we do that!)
Walk To Defeet Obesity - Snowhill, North Carolina
Activist David Jones' seven day walk from Snowhill to Raleigh, NC to bring awareness and action to the state legislature on the issue of childhood obesity and returning P.E. to schools. Returning gym classes to schools continues to be a passion here at Generation Excel.
GooDeed Health Obesity Program
GooDeed's mission is to educate and provide fitness and wellness solutions to the under-served obese children of Los Angeles.
Our grant will allow them to start a new program for children and parents that stresses healthy eating.
Kidsworks is a program of the Greater Lawrence (Massachusetts) Family Health Center.
It provides a multidisciplinary approach to empowering low-income, inner-city Latino children who are obese or overweight. Children gain entrance to this program through pediatrician referrals or through staff of school-based health centers. The program incorporates nutrition education for both kids and parents, with fitness programs.
Fitness Rules in the Weymouth Schools
This program, led by two physical therapists in the school system, will be implemented at the eight elementary schools in Weymouth, Massachusetts. The program will include: family education, weekly movement/exercise opportunities through the before & after school daycare programs at all eight elementary schools;
and the "Courageous Pacers" program - a walking & exercise program that allows students to chart their weekly mileage with families and classmates.
Generation Excel Donations
TYB Challenger Program - Andover, MA
DMSE Children's Fitness Foundation
Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress
(TIPPAC) Tewksbury Integrated Preschool Parent Advisory Council
Camp Kingsmont, Amherst, MA
Camp California Fitness, Turlock, CA
Camp Shining Stars, Greensboro, NC
Generation Excel is proud to be affiliated with these programs, and hopes to help many more in the future.
Any questions should be directed to Julie Marino at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone to 617-448-8517.