Wellness In The Schools

Wellness In The Schools
Organization Name:
Wellness In The Schools
Primary Address 1:
31 West 125th Street
Primary Address 2:
5th Floor
Primary Address City:
New York City
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
10027
Long Organization Description:

Inspiring healthy eating and fitness as a way of life for kids in public schools.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(212) 724-2130
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Nancy Easton
How do customers and clients contact your organization?:
Email, Telephone, Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc)
How often does your organization use social media?:
4-5x per week
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
In 11 years, we’ve served over 11 million meals and led over 54,000 of active play.
Community members (approx.):
50,000
Number of volunteers:
45
Number of staff/employees:
50
Annual Budget:
$2,700,000
Year Started:
2005
Major Funders:
Corporate Donors, Foundation Grants, Individual Funding, City Government
Organization Type:
Food Literacy, Nutrition Education, Provide healthy school food programs
About the Organization:
Our daily goal is for students to return to class after lunch and recess ready to focus and learn. Our long-term goal is to teach children healthy habits that will last a lifetime.
Latest Project:
WITS is expanding across the country and offering a new range of models to meet the needs of schools and communities where we work.
Areas Served:
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, National
Core Programs:
Cook for Kids, Coach for Kids
Major Issues:
City Initiatives/Legislation
Healthy Food Access
Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 9 AM – 5 PM
Non-profit?:
Non-Profit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#feedkidsrealfood, #letkidsplay
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