making American schools healthy, one child at a time
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For children to get inspired by the CHAPS message: to create awareness and promote healthy living, educate others about the obesity epidemic, and practice making the healthy choices.
“What I loved about CHAPS 2018 was seeing how so many different organizations are coming together. Obesity is the #1 public health concern in the US, and it has a lot to do with poverty.”
- Kerrie Wilson, CEO, Cornerstones
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“...Food for Others applauds the work of CHAPS in raising awareness about children’s health issues and promoting healthy living. We are pleased to partner with CHAPS and applaud Shreya’s effort to coordinate a conference that engages the community in finding solutions to the challenges children face in our own communities such as hunger and food insecurity.”
- John Golden, Director of Development and Outreach, Food for Others
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“This awesome entrepreneur saw a need, got involved, and started and leads an award-winning organization that empowers children to make healthy choices.”
- Karen Bate, Radio Broadcaster, Awesome Women Entrepreneurs
“Real Food for Kids is excited to have Shreya join our board as the student representative for 2019-2020, and chair our Student Nutrition Advisory Council (SNAC), leveraging the important work already underway with CHAPS. CHAPS is empowering students not only to make the best choices for their personal health but to understand they have a voice in changing the health outcomes in their schools and communities. The combined presence of CHAPS and Real Food for Kids in our schools has the potential to significantly move the needle on school food and the choices our kids make outside school walls.
- Mary Porter, Director of Programs, Real Food for Kids and Jenn Yates, Executive Director, Real Food for Kids
For all children to learn the holistic approach to healthy living in all aspects of their lives (mental, dental, physical, and heart health)
A student-led initiative targeting childhood obesity
CHAPS is a non-profit organization that aims to enable and empower school going children to make healthier choices. We cooperate with our local policy makers, business leaders, health experts, and children in which we give our community a platform to come together and share knowledge, experiences, and solutions about one of the most distressing problems in the 21st century - childhood obesity.
CHAPS is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization