Score a three pointer this summer: Education, Health and Sports.

140801bThe kids from the summer school of the Marianao Foundation have been participating in athletic activities and healthy food workshops promoted by the Gasol Foundation. Marc Gasol didn’t want to miss the closing event of the program.

Sant Boi, July 17th 2014.- During the month of July, the kids from the summer school of the Marianao Foundation enjoyed athletic and healthy activities framed in the collaboration with the Gasol Foundation, ‘Score a three pointer this summer: education, health and sports’.

In order to promote healthy habits in the summer school program, the kids participating, more than 140 kids from St. Boi, Barcelona, on an age range from 3 years old to 12 years old, competed by teams in sport events. It has also been promoted for the kids to have fresh fruit during breakfast and, in collaboration with the St. Boi City Hall, there have been workshops about healthy deserts where kids have been able to create and execute nutritional and healthy recipes.

In representation of the Gasol Foundation, Marc Gasol attended the summer school closing event where he could get to know in person all the activities that have been taking place during these weeks, and where the kids could talk to him asking questions and knowing more about his habits for a healthier life. During the event we presented the awards and medals for the sports competitions’ winners. All the kids from the summer school were given a backpack including information and advice for them and their families about healthy habits

The event finished with a healthy breakfast that was prepared and cooked by the teenagers participating in the reintegration program ‘Incorpora’ from the Marianao Foundation.

Lluïsa Moret, Mayor of St. Boi, and Josep Torrico, Director of the Marianao Foundation joined Marc on this visit.