by Leah Butz
154 Douglass St
Phone Number
(201) 349-7955
Director, Manager or CEO
Robert L. Oliver Jr.
Mission Statement
To educate kids of all shapes and sizes about healthy eating and active lifestyles and empower them to make healthy decisions about fitness and nutrition.
Community members served per month
We teach 3000 kids weekly - same kids each week.
Number of staff/employees
Year Started
Major Funders
Aetna, Wal-mart, CSX Corp, Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, Change for Kids, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, School Budgets, Lucius N. Littauer Foundation, school budgets, Coca-cola,
Latest Projects
Attempts to collaborate and partner with local retailers and businesses, local and state political leaders, hospitals and medical facilities, colleges, and other non-profit organizations.
Interesting Fact
FAN4Kids has reduced the rates of obese and overweight children in our program by as much as 13% in 9 months.
Areas Served
Schools in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Newark, NJ
Core Programs
Nutrition lessons, fitness lessons, FAN4Kids recess, parents and community interaction
Major Issues
Cooking Education/Skills, Food & Culture, Health Inequity
Frequently used hashtags
#fightchildhoodobesity#eathealthy, #fan4kids
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