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18 Apr, 2017, 12:00 ET New Data Shows Food and Beverage Company Health & Wellness Initiatives Reached More than 11 Million Americans in 2016

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) today released new data showing the eleven food and beverage companies participating in the...


13 Sep, 2016, 15:50 ET Latin American Commitment to a Healthy Future and Movement by Healthy Life Announce Partnership Promoting Healthy Habits in Mexico

 Today, at an event with the Mexican Minister of Health José Narro Robles, the Latin American Commitment to a Healthy Future announced the...


17 Jun, 2016, 13:30 ET New Multi-Sector Initiative, "Latin American Commitment to a Healthy Future", Launches At World Economic Forum on Latin America

Representatives of the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) today joined educators, government officials and the private sector to announce...


09 May, 2016, 10:24 ET Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation And Discovery Education Award More Than $150,000 In Prizes To Deserving Schools Nationwide As Part Of Healthy Living Initiative

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF), a broad-based not-for-profit organization whose mission is to help reduce childhood obesity, and...


22 Mar, 2016, 14:00 ET Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation Continues its Commitment to Battle Childhood Obesity

 The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) today announced its continued commitment to battle childhood obesity through grassroots...


19 Jan, 2016, 10:00 ET Lisa Gable, Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation President, Named "Top Woman in PR" by PR News

Lisa Gable, President of the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, has been named a Top Woman in PR for 2015 by PR News.  She will receive her...


25 Sep, 2014, 09:51 ET Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation's Lisa Gable Named March of Dimes 2014 Heroines of Washington Finalist

 Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation is proud to announce that Lisa Gable is a finalist for the 14th Annual Heroines of Washington.  The...


23 Sep, 2014, 18:22 ET Statement By Lisa Gable President Of The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation

 "Today the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and the American Beverage Association announced that they have made a commitment to the Clinton...


14 Nov, 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...


31 May, 2013, 13:08 ET 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...


21 May, 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...


04 May, 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...


30 Apr, 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...


19 Mar, 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...


14 Nov, 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...


09 May, 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 –...


27 Apr, 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...


11 Apr, 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...


29 Mar, 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...


16 Dec, 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...


27 Sep, 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...


21 Sep, 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 –...


30 Aug, 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...


11 Aug, 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 )...


17 May, 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...