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New Orleans CATCH Coordinated School Health Initiative – Phase 1 Evaluation Report
January 30, 2018  | By CATCH Global Foundation

Jefferson Parish Public School System Evaluation – Year 1 Report (PDF) The New Orleans CATCH project aims to increase physical activity and healthy eating, reduce obesity, and create health-promoting environments for approximately 18,000 students in 40 elementary schools in the […]

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CDC Skin Cancer Report Spotlights School Sun Safety Program
August 2, 2017  | By CATCH Global Foundation

In 2014, the U.S. Surgeon General released a Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer, in which several different strategies and policy tactics were outlined to try to help our nation reduce our collective risk of melanoma and other skin […]

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CATCH in Oklahoma: Carnegie and Guymon Results!
February 20, 2017  | By CATCH Global Foundation

In January of 2016, CATCH Global Foundation partnered with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma to bring CATCH to 2,200 students in Guymon and Carnegie Public Schools in rural Oklahoma. This initiative, the Western Oklahoma CATCH Coordinated School Health Initiative, aimed to increase physical activity and […]

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Impressive Community-Driven Results from Detroit YMCA’s CATCH After-School Program
November 2, 2016  | By CATCH Global Foundation

It’s been a year since the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit teamed up with the CATCH Global Foundation in October of 2015 to bring evidence-based CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Child Health) programming to all YMCA after-school sites in Metro Detroit. The […]

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CATCH Returns to Ysleta Independent School District to launch Phase 2 with Tremendous Support from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas and Paso del Norte Foundation
October 21, 2016  | By CATCH Global Foundation

The CATCH Global Foundation is proud to announce significant results at 14 Ysleta Independent School District (YISD) elementary schools in El Paso, TX during Phase 1 implementation of the highly effective, evidence-based CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Child Health) program. The […]

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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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Looking back on first school year in Guymon, OK
May 16, 2016  | By CATCH Global Foundation

We’re excited to celebrate and highlight Guymon Junior High school and the sensational work the administration and teachers are doing to implement the CATCH curriculum in Guymon, Oklahoma. In their final week of the school year, we recognize there’s a lot […]

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Ysleta ISD (El Paso, TX) preliminary results are in!
March 31, 2016  | By CATCH Global Foundation

In August of 2015, CATCH Global Foundation partnered with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas to bring CATCH to 14 schools and 7500 students in El Paso, TX’s Ysleta Independent School District. The program, set to expand to 18,500 students […]

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CATCH in Charlottesville, VA: Healthwise Report
August 27, 2015  | By CATCH Global Foundation

The Promise Neighborhood Initiative in Charlottesville, Virginia intends to improve educational and developmental outcomes of children in underserved neighborhoods. This program recently adopted CATCH to keep kids healthy, and community members are enthusiastic about training, and about maintaining the program. Check […]

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29% increase in Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity after CATCH implemented in Los Fresnos
July 7, 2015  | By CATCH Global Foundation

During the past school year, CATCH collaborated with  Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas to provide all twelve elementary and middle schools in Los Fresnos CISD (Texas) materials to become CATCH schools. As part of the project, all school faculty attended implementation […]

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