Voices for Georgia's Children
Since 2003, Voices for Georgia's Children, or Voices, has advocated for Georgia's children to have a voice in the policies and laws that impact their well-being. Voices promotes equity, quality and accessibility in the systems created to serve children's needs.
Quality Care for Children
For nearly 40 years, Quality Care for Children has worked to ensure Georgia’s infants and young children reach their full potential by helping parents access excellent childcare services and assisting childcare programs with providing nutritious meals and quality education.
Atlanta Community Food Bank
The Atlanta Community Food Bank, serving Atlanta and north Georgia, has a vision for everyone in their network to have access to nutritious meals by 2025.
Open Hand’s legacy of service to the Georgia community began over 27 years ago, when then founder, Michael Edwards, was joined by several of his friends to cook meals for neighbors who were dying of HIV/AIDS.
Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere (ROSE)
ROSE (Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere, Inc.) addresses breastfeeding disparities and improving health equity among people of color nationwide. ROSE seeks to normalize breastfeeding by providing resources and networking opportunities for individuals and communities.
On average, Americans who work full time, spend a third of their day at the office. Like schools, worksites present an opportunity to promote healthy habits and help prevent chronic illnesses....
Texas Health Institute
For 11 years, Texas Health Institute has convened the Southern Obesity Summit in partnership with 16 Southern states. Through SOS, Texas Health Institute connects and builds expertise on obesity prevention by providing an annual forum for the presentation and assimilation of best practices across the region and nation.
Georgia Society of Public Health Educators
The Georgia Society of Public Health Educators is a professional organization for health educators and others in public or community health. GASOPHE shares many of Georgia Shape’s priorities, including promoting physical activity as a foundational healthy habit.
Fuel Up to Play 60
Fuel Up to Play 60 was launched by the National Dairy Council, the National Football League and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to empower youth to improve nutrition and physical activity at their schools and in their communities.
The Common Market
The Common Market Georgia is actively working on various projects to connect the community to good food.
Alliance for a Healthier Generation
In Georgia, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation is making it easier for kids to develop healthy habits. More than 1,100 schools serving over 905,000 students across the state have joined the Alliance’s Healthy Schools Program, creating healthier school environments for children to thrive.
Action for Healthy Kids
Action for Healthy Kids, a national organization partnering with more than 75 organizations, corporations and government agencies, supports schools that take action toward healthier eating and physical activity.
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
In response to the nearly 1 million children in Georgia at an unhealthy weight, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta made a commitment in 2011 to help tackle the issue with a movement called Strong4Life.
Georgia Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
The mission of the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is “to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.”
SPARK provides evidence-based programs in K-12 physical education, classroom physical activity and recess, early childhood physical activity, afterschool physical activity and coordinated school health.
Georgia Health Policy Center
The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC), housed within Georgia State University's Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, provides evidence-based research, program development, and policy guidance at the local, state and national levels to improve community health.
FitWit Foundation provides free fitness programs that build strength and develop character for young people who need it most, aiming to empower them to live healthy and successful lives. The organization's vision is a future where all young people belong to a community committed to fitness ...
If your school has signed up for Power Up for 30, you'll get to know HealthMPowers. The Georgia-based organization became the training partner for the Power Up for 30 movement in 2013 ...
Georgia Organics is a member supported non-profit organization connecting organic food from Georgia farms to Georgia families. Georgia Organics established the farm to school program in 2007...
... GoNoodle transforms elementary classrooms with short bursts of physical activity. GoNoodle "brain breaks" are designed to get the wiggles ... or computer screen. GoNoodle is a proud partnerof Georgia Shape. To date, more than 5,000 teachers across the state of ...
... research. As a leader in the state, GAHPERD is proud to partner with Georgia Shape, as well as other professional and community organizations, to achieve our goal of a healthier Georgia. GAHPERD worked hand in hand with ... as " The Shape Act " in 2009. We have had the privilege of working with Georgia Shape to provide funding for Fitnessgram teacher ...
... kid on the playground to belong, have fun and be part of the game. The national nonprofit is now partnering with Georgia SHAPE to ... schools across Georgia, thanks to the support of SHAPE partner, the Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation. Playworks' recess ...
Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation
... promotes innovative solutions to improve the lives of youth and their families, seeking results that move communities beyond what ... green space and the arts, and leads giving programs for each of the Blank Family of Businesses, including the Atlanta Falcons, PGA TOUR ...
Atlanta Track Club offers a free, incentive-based youth running program - Kilometer Kids. The program focuses on inspiring youth to achieve health and fitness through a fun and supportive running ...
University of Georgia Extension and Walk Georgia
University of Georgia (UGA) Extension extends lifelong learning to the people of Georgia through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the ... Walk Georgia is a sophisticated system for keeping track of physical activity for individuals or groups. It is a great tool to use both ...
It started with a donation of 500 basketballs in 2003 that got 2,000 kids in the game. Since then, Good Sports has donated over $10 million of equipment to over 900,000 children in need. Good Sports ... Good Sports is able to provide that equipment to a number of youth programs across the country. These partnerships and donations lower ...
The Safe Routes to School Program
... Georgia Safe Routes to School Resource Center, a program of the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) , provides K-8 schools with tools and assistance to ...