We usually think of Childhood Obesity Awareness Month as a time for activities and education for our kids and families. This year, we spent the month discussing policy and recommended changes in Washington, DC. Think about it for a minute – if we want better access to fresh food, more information about chemically altered foods, […]
This is the fourth year September has been designated Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. I’m not sure too many people know this though. As for me, I’ve had a hard time getting media attention for this topic. It seems we still have a lot of studies, statistics, and thoughts about childhood obesity but not a lot […]
URGENT HELP NEEDED
The COPE Studio was recently lost in the devastating Ferguson Ave fire. This fire ravaged many buildings in Sandfly and the loss to businesses is huge. Unfortunately, all of the COPE materials and curriculum were destroyed in the fire.
Please help us rebuild by supporting our Go Fund Me campaign.
Our mission is combating childhood obesity with a threefold approach: nutrition education, fitness and behavioral health - which we believe is the game changer. When a child learns behavioral and emotional strategies, they will have the tools to make positive choices throughout their life. This empowers them to maintain a healthy lifestyle and reach their full potential no matter what challenges they face.
We do this with a variety of school and community based programs for a range of age groups.