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A list of current Coalition for Healthy Children members is listed below.  Please click on the organization to learn more about how each of these groups is promoting health & wellness and supporting the goals of the Coalition and check out the Coalition Member Highlights section. 

To learn more about the Coalition for Healthy Children or to get your organization involved, please contact us at healthychildren@adcouncil.org.

Statistics
  • Since 1980, the number of overweight children has doubled
  • 1/3 of young people in grades 9-12 don't regularly engage in vigorous physical activity.
  • Out of overweight 5 to 10-year-olds, 61% have one risk factor for heart disease, and 26% have two or more risk factors.
  • Hospital costs related to treating overweight and obese children and adolescents more than tripled from $35 million during 1979-1981 to $127 million during 1997-1999.