23 Jan I am My Brother’s Keeper
I Am My Brother’s Keeper (IAMBK, Inc.) Biggest Winner
Funds support a program designed to help low-income youth and young adults of Lee Country increase physical activity, consumption of healthy foods, nutritional knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and self-esteem. During participation in the project, participants will attend group sessions bi-weekly that incorporate health education, nutrition, and exercise. They will participate in various sporting events and form parent/child teams that will actively engage in healthy meal preparation. The program seeks to create a foundation where children and their families can take charge of their health and wellness by encouraging physical activity, healthy food choices, and by providing educational opportunities. The projected number of children impacted is 50.