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Video Highlights from CATCH Launch in New Orleans
September 17, 2016  | By CATCH Global Foundation

This summer, CATCH was implemented in eight elementary schools in New Orleans’ Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) thanks to an $80,000 charitable grant provided by the Humana Foundation. The project, called the New Orleans CATCH Coordinated School Health Initiative, is helping to […]

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Catch Highlights Health Risks During Texas Obesity Awareness Week
September 14, 2016  | By CATCH Global Foundation

Spotlight Story: Ysleta ISD, CATCH Implementation and Phase 1 Student Results This week we take time to highlight Texas Obesity Awareness Week (TOAW), raise awareness of the health risks associated with obesity, and to encourage Texans to achieve and maintain […]

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UC CalFresh Continues to CATCH® on to the Physical Activity Integration Movement
September 3, 2016  | By CATCH Global Foundation

UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program participated in their second CATCH PE Training Academy August 23-25, 2016, lead by CATCH Program Director, Peter Cribb. A total of 41 participants attended the first day introductory training and 26 of those participants completed […]

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Catch Announces its Partnership with Let’s Move! Active Schools
September 1, 2016  | By CATCH Global Foundation

Today, we’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Let’s Move! Active Schools – part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Initiative – alongside eight other fantastic national organizations, bringing the total collaborative to 42 partners. This collaborative is dedicated […]

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USDA Ruling Sets New Requirements for School Wellness Policies
August 19, 2016  | By CATCH Global Foundation

On July 29, 2016, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) finalized a new set of requirements governing school wellness polices. The ruling affects all schools that participate in the National School Lunch Program and/or School Breakfast Program and must be completed by June 30, 2017. Wellness policies […]

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New Middle School Program Increases Students’ Knowledge of E-Cigarette Dangers, Cuts Intended Use
August 15, 2016  | By CATCH Global Foundation

The below is taken from a press release on the CATCH My Breath Youth E-cigarette Prevention Program. Click here for downloads of our national and Texas-specific releases. On the heels of a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rule […]

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CATCH® partners with Carnegie Public Schools with support from BCBS-OK
August 10, 2016  | By CATCH Global Foundation

The CATCH Global Foundation has been named a recipient of the Healthy Kids, Healthy Families (HFHK) grant program from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma (BCBS-OK); an initiative designed to improve the health and wellness of children through community […]

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Humana Foundation Grants New Orleans Catch Project
August 10, 2016  | By CATCH Global Foundation

The CATCH Global Foundation and Jefferson Parish Schools will help increase physical activity and healthy eating, reduce childhood obesity and promote healthy school and community environments among 4,200 kindergarten through fifth-grade students under an $80,000 charitable grant provided by the […]

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The Lancet names CATCH® among effective physical activity interventions
July 28, 2016  | By CATCH Global Foundation

  UK medical journal The Lancet published a story this week on the importance of scaling up physical activity interventions worldwide. The four aims of the study are as follows. (1) to summarise the available peer-reviewed, scientific evidence on scaling up […]

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Summer Provides Perfect Opportunity to Remind Parents, Children about Damage Caused by Too Much Sun
June 20, 2016  | By CATCH Global Foundation

CATCH Global Foundation Distributes Critical Tools Developed by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to Help Preschool, K-1 Teachers Promote Sun Safety Among Children Evidence-based curriculum helps meet Texas health and physical education standards; 6 Texas school districts […]

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