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Philly Families Eat Smart

Building healthier and stronger families for the future


A recent study found that children raised by their grandparents are 34% more likely to be overweight than their peers. There are many factors involved, such as limited access to healthy foods in some neighborhoods, and a lack of safe places for children to play and exercise outdoors.


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A multi-pronged approach to improving health, Philly Families Eat Smart focuses on the health, wellness and physical fitness of our grandparent-headed families. The program’s wide range of services includes:


Proven results:


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