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Organization:   Pine Bluff Chapter of the Links, Inc.
Location:   Pine Bluff
Grant Year:   2005
Grant Amount:   $39,200
Project Description:   Healthy Outcomes Promoted Through Education (HOPE) program provides obesity clinics for children.


  • Served 970 students in the “Body Walk” program.
  • Placed videos on health lifestyles in 23 elementary school libraries.
  • Organized 21 active walking clubs.
  • Provided transportation for children to 24 exercise classes.

Lives Affected

Served 1,200 elementary school students and over 500 citizens in the walking club.

Cost Effectiveness

Roughly $5.50 was expended per participant in the walking club, comprised mainly of purchase of manuals and pedometers. The video sets distributed to the school libraries cost $195 each.

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