OUR
IMPACT

The Need

33% of low-income students are overweight or obese – compared to 22% of their high-income peers.

Only 25% of low-income students eat fruits or vegetables at least twice a day - compared to 34% of their high-income peers.

32% of low-income students drink at least two sugary drinks a day - compared with 22% of their high-income peers.

The Impact

80% of students report that Health Action League classes make them feel healthier.

73% of students report that Health Action League classes make them more confident.

70% of students report that Health Action League classes inspire them to eat healthier and be more physically active.

Our students

"Health Action League’s yoga classes makes me more confident and a whole lot healthier. After class I feel relaxed and grounded."

"Cooking class made me realize I want to be a chef who makes healthy food with lots of fruits and vegetables."