Welcome to Let’s Move Boise! We invite you to become a partner in a community wide initiative to combat childhood obesity by increasing access to healthy food and physical activity.

Boise’s kids need our help. Children who are overweight and obese are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, prediabetes, joint problems, sleep apnea, cancer and poor self-esteem.

We are working in collaboration with the National League of Cities’ Healthy Communities for a Healthy Future to make substantive changes by educating child-care providers, raising awareness about choosemyplate.gov and school breakfast/lunch programs, growing fruits and vegetables, and providing neighborhood-based activities for kids and adults.

 

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LET’S MOVE BOISE WITH FITONE SCHOOL WALKING CHALLENGE.

April 21-25.  Research shows that walking improves the health and wellbeing of our kids. Unplug & Be Outside with Let’s Move Boise and FitOne are encouraging
schoolchildren to join us for a five-day walking challenge.

Winners can earn cash prizes for your school! FitOne will award $250 for fitness equipment to the schools with:

• Most miles walked
• Highest percentage of participation

For more information, contact us at astahl@cityofboise.org or (208) 608-7611.

 

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LET’S MOVE BOISE CHILD CARE WORKSHOP A SUCCESS!

The Let’s Move Boise child care workshops filled up quickly and were a huge success! Providers learned how to incorporate healthy nutrition and physical activities into their child care program. A BIG THANK YOU goes to our sponsors who helped make this happen: High Five Children’s Health Collaborative, Central District Health Department, Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children, Albertsons and the Boise Co-op.

 

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LET’S MOVE BOISE ANNUAL REPORT

The Let’s Move Boise Annual Report recaps the programs and initiatives for fiscal year 2013.

 

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