Precor Grant Supports the YMCA of Dane County’s Efforts to Curb Childhood ObesityDane County, WI. (April 4, 2013) The YMCA of Dane County received a $3,000 grant from Precor to support efforts to help children in Dane County live healthier lives through the implementation of the Y’s Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) standards in early childhood and afterschool programs.
Adopting these standards is part of the Y’s commitment to first lady Michelle Obama and the Partnership for a Healthier America to help curb childhood obesity.
“As a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y takes its responsibility seriously, by helping those most in need,” said Carrie Wall, President & CEO, YMCA of Dane County, “YMCAs are one of the largest providers of early childhood and afterschool programs in the nation. Now, by adopting standards that will help our kids make better food and activity choices, we strive to be the healthiest.” More