making American schools healthy, one child at a time
Thank you to Cornerstone for nominating our Founder and CEO, Shreya Papneja, as a finalist for the Cornerstones of Our Community - 2017 Best of Reston Award.
CHAPS 2018 - Langley High School eNews
In order to raise awareness about our third annual children’s health conference, CHAPS 2018, CHAPS was featured in the Langley eNews.
Fairfax County Public Schools
Shreya was selected to serve as the Student Representative for the School Health Advisory Committee for Fairfax County Public Schools to help make the lives of students in Fairfax County safer and healthier during school.
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Our Founder and CEO, Shreya Papneja, had the opportunity to shadow a physician at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in the Gastroenterology Department this summer, 2018. She learned an abundance about nutrition, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and Cystic Fibrosis, and related her research and observations to the importance of making healthy choices.
Our Founder and CEO, Shreya Papneja, was featured in the Washington (Kids) Post as an inspiration under 15!
Food for Others
Letter of Support and Appreciation after 168 pounds of food was donated from the CHAPS 2018 conference.
Our Founder and CEO, Shreya Papneja, showed her support to the Food for Every Child to Eat During Summer, FEEDS, Program by volunteering with the INOVA Healthy Plate Club on June 20, 2018.
Our Founder and CEO, Shreya Papneja, was interviewed and introduced by Karen Bate, founder of AWE, on WERA 96.7 FM.
Our Founder and CEO, Shreya Papneja, had the opportunity to shadow a physician at the Mt. Washington Clinic, and observed patients who were part of the Weigh Smart Program (an obesity intervention program).
Real Food for Kids
On March 2nd, Our Founder and CEO, Shreya Papneja, was invited to judge the RFFK Culinary Challenge (Click on the right image to find out more)! Shreya was also offered the position of the Student Representative on the Board of Directors and the Student Health Advisory Council Chair for RFFK (More details on CHAPS collaboration with RFFK coming soon).
CHAPS was featured in DeedIndeed where the article remarks on testimonials from the entire CHAPS team. Click on the title to read the publication!
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