It’s April and that means there is a new Champions for Kids SIMPLE Service Project! This month’s project is the Odwalla Game Day Challenge. The goal is to get kids moving! Exercise is so important for everyone but especially for kids. It’s even better if that exercise is done outside! My kids are fortunate to have recess before school and after lunch and physical education on most days but that isn’t the way it is across the United States.
of developing serious health problems, including diabetes, heart disease and asthma.
2.1 percent of high schools provide daily physical exercise for their students.
who do not, and this combination of physical exercise and balanced diet contributes
to improved health and academic achievement. Odwalla believes in Nourishing The
Body Whole® so that children can have healthy nutrition and lead strong lives!
I would love for you to get involved with in this month’s Champions For Kids SIMPLE Service Project! Here are some ideas:
~Gather your kids gently used sports equipment to donate.
~Organized a used equipment drive with your child’s teammates.
~Pick up a few new items to donate the next time you are shopping.
~Donate money to an organization that helps keep kids active.
~Ask your favorite charity what kind of sport equipment is in need.
~Donate your time to keep keep kids active.
Then, visit Champions For Kids and fill out a simple form letting them know how you participated. The goal is to mobilize 20 million people by 2020, so get involved! You can also follow Champions for Kids on Twitter #OdwallaCFK and Like Champions For Kids on Facebook.
Here are some of the items we will be donating…what about you?