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Organization:   Positive Atmosphere Reaches Kids (PARK Foundation, Inc.)
Location:   Little Rock
Grant Year:   2007
Grant Amount:   $52,500
Project Description:   Get Healthy Initiative program educates students to take an active role in developing healthy lifestyle patterns.


  • Students performed approximately 4,849 hours of physical fitness activities. While participating in the PARK program, students were required to perform a minimum of 1 hour 15 minutes of physical activity weekly.

Lives Affected

200 PARK students and their families, along with an additional 27 staff members, participated in a series of exercise-focused activities and health workshops. These projects also impacted approximately 550 non–PARK students through the activities associated with a basketball league and the PARK Blue & You Last Mile walk.

Cost Effectiveness

It cost less than $10 per hour per child of physical fitness provided.

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