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Apr 09, 2014, 14:50 ET
Lisa Gable, President of the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Wayne Brock, Chief Scout Executive. (PRNewsFoto/Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation)

Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Boy Scouts of America Join Forces to Encourage Kids to Lead Healthier, More Active Lifestyles

 The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) and the Boy Scouts of America® (BSA) today announced an alliance that will focus on...

Apr 02, 2014, 12:30 ET

Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Boy Scouts of America Join Forces to Encourage Kids to Lead Healthier, More Active Lifestyles

 The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) and the Boy Scouts of America® (BSA) today announced an alliance that will focus on...

Nov 14, 2013, 12:00 ET

Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Discovery Education Win Colorado Foundation Nutrition Policy Video Contest

 The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) today announced that their Energy Balance 4 Kids with Play (EB4K) program and Sheldon...

May 31, 2013, 13:08 ET
Lower Calorie Foods Drive Sales for HWCF Companies.  (PRNewsFoto/Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation)

Food And Beverage Companies Surpass 2015 Goal Of Reducing Calories In The U.S. Three Years Ahead Of Schedule

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) today announced that America's top food and beverage companies have exceeded their goal of...

May 21, 2012, 13:42 ET

Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, Discovery Education and Sports Authority Award $50,000 in Prizes to Find Your Balance Challenge Winners

 The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) and Discovery Education, in partnership with Sports Authority, today awarded schools in South...

May 04, 2012, 09:33 ET

First Lady Maureen McDonnell Presents Dupont Elementary School With Healthy Playground Makeover

Today, the First Lady of Virginia, Mrs. Maureen McDonnell, visited Dupont Elementary School to present them with the Grand Prize in the Healthy...

Apr 30, 2012, 10:30 ET

Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Discovery Education Recognize Schools Fostering Healthy Environments through USDA's HealthierUS Schools Challenge

 The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) and Discovery Education today announced the three winners of their HealthierUS Schools...

Mar 19, 2012, 15:54 ET

Winners of the Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes Announced

$100,000 in prizes awarded to schools across the country from The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, Discovery Education and partners Sports...

Nov 14, 2011, 11:53 ET

Girl Scouts of the USA, Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation Launch Customized Journeys to Start Young Girls on a Course to Active, Healthy Lifestyles

In its continuing efforts to encourage healthy physical activity and nutritious eating, the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) has...

May 09, 2011, 09:02 ET

Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation Launches National Family-Centered Campaign to Curb Obesity

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation – a 160-member organization committed to reducing obesity - especially childhood obesity –...

Apr 27, 2011, 12:00 ET

$35,000 to Turn 'Ugly Duckling' Playground into 'Beautiful Swan'

A school that was told it had to upgrade its playground equipment to make it acceptable to state officials got the resources it needs to do exactly...

Apr 11, 2011, 12:07 ET

Workplace Wellness Website Expands Content to Address Needs of Small and Mid-Size Businesses

YourWellnessAdvantage.com, a free workplace wellness resource for small and mid-size businesses from the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, has...

Mar 29, 2011, 10:19 ET

'Welcome to the NFL' Says Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation today welcomed the NFL as the Foundation's 150th member. This new relationship combines a popular and...

Dec 16, 2010, 10:02 ET

Promoting Healthier Communities: United Way, Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation to Work Together to Promote Healthy Lifestyles

United Way Worldwide (UWW) and the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) today announced a partnership aimed at promoting active, healthy...

Sep 27, 2010, 10:01 ET

Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, 'nPLAY: New Partnership Launched to Promote Physical Activity Among Young Americans

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) announced today that 'nPLAY – a coalition of 23 elite athletes from 11 different sports...

Sep 21, 2010, 10:02 ET

Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Discovery Education Announce Energy Balance Curriculum to Combat Childhood Obesity

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF), the CEO-led organization driving a multi-year effort designed to help reduce obesity –...

Aug 30, 2010, 17:30 ET

Combating Obesity: Army, Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation Work Together to Promote Healthy Lifestyle Choices

The U.S. Army Accessions Command (USAAC) and the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) today announced a partnership aimed at countering the...

Aug 11, 2010, 12:00 ET

Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation Announces PGA as 100th Member: PGA of America Extends Impact of First Lady Michelle Obama's Campaign to Reduce Childhood Obesity

The "Michelle Obama effect" continued to grow interest and support for efforts to curb obesity as the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF )...

May 17, 2010, 15:00 ET

Food and Beverage Manufacturers Pledging to Reduce 1.5 Trillion Calories By 2015

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) today joined First Lady Michelle Obama and the Partnership for a Healthier America in announcing...

May 04, 2010, 10:46 ET

Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation Forms Partnership With Discovery Education and Meredith Corporation to Fight Childhood Obesity

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) announced today an unprecedented, innovative alliance with leading media companies Discovery...