Let’s Move Pittsburgh, with support from Giant Eagle, is pleased to announce the winners of the Let’s Move Pittsburgh Champion Schools Award program. Twenty applicants have now been selected to receive awards totaling $20,060.37, impacting nearly 10,000 local students.
Kids say the darndest things! Let's Move Pittsburgh and Giant Eagle organized a Kids Can Cook event at the Heinz History Center sponsored by UPMC Health Plan with the goal of getting kids more involved in cooking. Watch the video to hear what the kids thought and to get some good tips for involving your child in cooking.
Do you and your family drink enough water? Drink Up is a brand new campaign by A Partnership for a Healthier America and Michelle Obama to encourage everyone to drink more water! You are what you drink! And when you drink water, you drink up!
Let’s Move Pittsburgh has created a School Peer Network Listserv which allows school representatives, PTO and PTA organizations, food directors, teachers, nurses and parents in our community share ideas on reducing childhood obesity through healthy eating, increased physical activity, and decreased screen time.
The next Let’s Move Pittsburgh Symposium is coming in 2015. Stay tuned for more details!
If you missed our last symposium, click HERE.
Let's Move Pittsburgh is a collaborative of organizations, parents and caregivers in southwestern Pennsylvania committed to leading children in our region toward a healthier future. Inspired by First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! campaign to curb childhood obesity through raised awareness about the benefits of healthy foods, decreased screen time and increased physical activity for children, we aim to put solutions to this national problem into swift action here at home.