Contact Information

1700 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19121 - 3429
(215) 204-6708
AmeriCorps National Direct FY 2011(New)

Executive Summary

Five & Fit will engage 50 older adults as AmeriCorps members in three diverse communities- Itta Bena, MS, San Clemente, CA, and Philadelphia, PA. Using childcare centers as a base, members will implement activities that increase the ability of parents/caregivers and early childhood teachers/staff to promote healthy behaviors in young children, including nutrition education, physical activity, family workshops, and community projects (e.g. community gardens, creation of safe play spaces).

Award Information

Application ID: 11ND125190
CNCS Award Amount:
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