American Heart Association

After-school programs still needed for 19.4 million children, report says

While more than 10 million children participate in after-school programs, there is still a need for programs for another 19.4 million children, according to a report released Thursday by Afterschool Alliance, a nonprofit organization focused on ensuring that all children have access to affordable, quality after-school programs.

According to the report, the unmet […]

Alliance for a Healthier Generation expands reach through Boys and Girls Clubs of America

President Bill Clinton announced Monday that 4,000 Boys and Girls Clubs of America will join the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s efforts to increase access to healthy food and improve physical activity for the 4 million young people the clubs serve.

“We applaud the Alliance for a Healthier Generation for their […]