ProActive Kids FOUNDATION IS A NONPROFIT ORGANization who offers health promotion programs for kids ages 8-14 who are struggling with their weight, and being overweight (85th Percentile and above). The program offers a private and safe environment where kids workout and receive  nutrition education. The program also focuses heavily on self-esteem, body image, stress, feelings and a variety of other issues that can be caused by being overweight, through lifestyle coaching.

The proactive kids Program has been designed by childhood obesity experts in the areas of fitness, nutrition and mental health coaching. this three pronged-approach allows proactive kids the opportunity to help the whole child... physically, nutritionally and emotionally, built around the stability and commitment of family. 

1000 participants have completed the 8-week program, with over 3000 benefitting from the family friday events and education. the biometRic outcomes of the program are staggering:

  • 72% decrease  or maintain their bmi
  • 76% decreave or maintain their body fat%
  • 62% decrease or maintain their body weight
  • 82% graduate attendance average or 21/24 classes over 8 weeks


are you looking to bring a childhood obesity program to your organization or community?  THERE ARE MULTIPLE PARTNERSHIP OPTIONS for partnership. 

OUR MISSION IS TO REVERSE THE CHILDHOOD OBESITY CRISIS, ONE COMMUNITY AT A TIME. TO ACCOMPLISH THAT MISSION, WE ARE  FLEXIBLE IN WAYS WE PARTNER AND HOW WE WORK WITH A WIDE VARIETY OF ORGANIZATIONS TO EXPAND THIS UNIQUE PROGRAM INTO MORE COMMUNITIES. TOGETHER, INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS SERVED, WHILE ULTIMATELY DECREASING THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN WHO ARE OVERWEIGHT/OBESE.  

WHETHER YOUR ORGANIZATION IS A HOSPITAL, PARK DISTRICT, HEALTH ORGANIZATION, HEALTH PLAN, HEALTH COALITION, FQHC, INSURANCE COMPANY OR OTHER, WE CAN WORK WITH YOU TO TAKE ON THE ISSUE OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY.

HOW PROACTIVE KIDS EXPANDS INTO NEW COMMUNITIES
THE PAK CURRICULUM HAS BEEN DESIGNED AND STANDARDIZED TO BE DUPLICATED AND SUSTAINED AT ANY ORGANIZATION, IN ANY COMMUNITY. THE KEY IS TO DELIVER A CONSISTENT, SUSTAINABLE AND PROVEN APPROACH AT EVERY LOCATION AND MEASURE THE RESULTS ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES. PROACTIVE KIDS CAN EXPAND THROUGH DIRECT PARTNERSHIP, SPONSORSHIP AND GRANT FUNDING. 

PARTNERSHIP/SPONSORSHIP 
THE MOST COMMON EXPANSION STRATEGY IS  PARTNERSHIP/SPONSORSHIP WITH HOSPITALS. PLEASE VISIT THE HOSPITAL PARTNERSHIP PAGE TO LEARN MORE. 

GRANT-FUNDED
PROACTIVE KIDS CAN WORK CLOSELY WITH YOUR ORGANIZATION TO WRITE A GRANT TO GET THE PROGRAM FUNDED, AND ARE HAPPY TO DO SO! OR IF YOUR HOSPITAL FUNDS COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS VIA GRANTS, WE CAN APPLY THAT WAY.

benefits of partnership
  • THE BENEFITS OF PARTNERING WITH PROACTIVE  KIDS 
  • YOUR COMMUNITY WILL HAVE THEIR OWN CHILDHOOD OBESITY INTERVENTION PROGRAM
  • EXPOSURE FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION’S SUPPORT OF THE CHILDHOOD OBESITY ISSUE
  • DIRECT REFERRALS FOR  OVERWEIGHT/OBESE CHILDREN TO A RESULTS-ORIENTED PROGRAM BOTH YOU AND THEY CAN TRUST
  • INTERNAL GOODWILL OF HAVING YOUR ORGANIZATION TAKE A LEADERSHIP POSITION ON OBESITY AS THE NATION FACES THIS CRISIS
  • EXTERNAL VISIBILITY AND CREDIBILITY OF HAVING YOUR STAFF OPERATE THE PROGRAM FURTHER ILLUSTRATING THEIR COMMITMENT TO THEIR COMMUNITY AND ITS FAMILIES​
  • ACCESS TO A TOTAL TURNKEY OPERATION WITH LITTLE RESOURCE REQUIREMENT FROM  YOUR ORGANIZATION
  • PUBLIC RELATIONS AND MEDIA VISIBILITY OPPORTUNITIES
  • VISIBILITY THROUGH PAK CORPORATE MARKETING (WEBSITE, BROCHURES, FLYERS, PRESS MATERIALS, COMMUNICATIONS 

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     contact nicki klinkhamer at 773-802-7005 or nicki@proactivekids.org if you would like to learn more about proactive kids programs.

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