Making each day healthier for all children.

Every child should have healthy foods and drinks at home and in school, safe streets for biking and walking, and places to play after school. We are working to ensure that the places where children live, learn, and play make it easy and enjoyable for them to eat healthy foods and be active. And it’s working. We’re seeing success around the nation.

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Every child should have healthy foods and drinks at home and in school, safe streets for biking and walking, and places to play after school. We are working to ensure that the places where children live, learn, and play make it easy and enjoyable for them to eat healthy foods and be active.

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Supporting Healthy Kids and Communities Through Safe Routes to School

Safe Routes to School programs are proven to effectively increase walking and biking to school and improve attendance, health, and well-being. Studies show that Safe Routes to School programs increase walking and biking between 31 and 43 percent.

April 22, 2019
in Safe Routes

Water Bottle Filling Stations in Kentucky Schools!

Kentucky has become the first state to require water bottle filling stations for all newly constructed schools and school modernization projects!

April 22, 2019
in School Wellness

Breaking News: Progress for Kids’ Meals in Hawaii

The Hawaii Senate has passed S.B. 549, a bill that promotes healthy meal options for children.

April 18, 2019
in Kids' Meals

About
the Initiative

Voices for Healthy Kids® is a joint initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the American Heart Association. The collaboration is working with communities across the nation to ensure that children have access to healthy food and physical activity where they live, learn, and play.

Our vision at Voices for Healthy Kids is to see every child with healthy foods and drinks at home and in school, safe streets for biking and walking, and places to play after school. We are working to ensure that the places where children live, learn, and play make it easy and enjoyable for them to eat healthy foods and be active.

Explore our 2018 Progress Report

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