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GASOL FOUNDATION IN THE U.S.

Rights
Every child has the right to live a healthy and happy life. Let’s empower them.

Roles
Every one is a role model to another. Let’s be a healthy one to our children.

Responsibilities
Every one has a responsibility to self and to those they love. Let’s do this together.

GasolFoundation_VidaWatts_2016-04-23_44By providing parents and their children with knowledge of these “Three R’s of Health”, Gasol Foundation hopes to facilitate with our programs and activities in the U.S. a new level of parent and community engagement in children’s lives: one that positively impacts individual and family wellness both today and for many tomorrows.

Vida! program – a critical community tool to reduce Childhood Obesity rates

Vida! serves as the first Gasol Foundation-sponsored U.S. health & wellness enrichment program and exists as part of a larger global outreach campaign. Gasol Foundation launched a Los Angeles-based Vida! partnership with the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools and Parent College in 2014.

Currently impacting over 400 at-risk families living in Boyle Heights, South LA, and Watts -Vida! is an interdisciplinary empowerment program for parents, young children, and high school students that serves as a critical community tool for reducing Childhood Obesity rates and make a sustainable and healthy change.

Vida! Highlights Include:

  • GF_VidaSouthLA_OCT2015_31Outdoor Enrichment and Indoor Class Time
  • Physical Activity, Sports, and Games
  • Youth Field Days
  • Physiology Exploration and Science Education
  • Centering Activities: Reading, Art, Music and Mindful Meditation
  • Community Gardens of Interactive Learning
  • Garden-to-Table Cooking Demos
  • The Grocery Project, Food & Financial Security
  • Community Health Agency & Vendor Fairs
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