Rush-Copley Foundation Joins Consortium

Rush-Copley Foundation joins the Funders’ Consortium

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Walk to School Day Participation Continues to Grow in Kane County!

                                      On October 7, 2015, 61 Kane County elementary and middle schools participated in the annual International Walk to School Day event sponsored by the Fit For Kids Funders’ Consortium, along with local sponsors: the City of…read more

The 2015 Walk to School Day Countdown Continues!

    7 days until Walk to School Day! What’s your school for the event? Check out for ideas & to see how many schools are participating around the United States! For more information of Fit For Kids Walk to School Day in Kane County email us at 

Walk to School Day 2015 Registration for Kane County

If you are a school serving Kane County elementary or middle school students, please fill out the following form and submit to By participating in the Walk to School Day event this year, the Fit For Kids Funders’ Consortium will award your school’s PTO/PTA with $100.   Thank you for helping us in Making Kane Fit…read more

Walk to School Day 2015 Registration is now OPEN!

Are you an elementary or middle school serving students in Kane County? Register today to be apart of International Walk to School Day! Email for more details. 

Healthy Living Council at the Aurora Back to School Fair

The Healthy Living Council of Greater Aurora was in attendance of the Communities in Schools Back to School Fair. The event brought more than 900 Aurora families, proving them with health information, free resources, and free backpacks for the kids. The Healthy Living Council used this opportunity to survey the community on the where they…read more

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the New Healthy Heart Exhibit at the SciTech Hands On Museum in Aurora

Carmen Kaufman, Physician Assistant with Fox Valley Cardiovascular Consultants, and Alex Pope, VP & Chief Development Office at Rush-Copley Medical Center, participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony with children at SciTech Hands On Museum in Aurora.  The event marked the opening of the new interactive Healthy Heart Exhibit.  This fun display shows children how to…read more

Let’s Move Elgin 5k!

Be sure to register for this year’s Let’s Move Elgin 5k in September! Come for the 5k walk/run, kids’ fun run, free health expo, music, & food!               For more information visit

Farmer’s Market Season is Here!

Check out our events calendar for farmer’s markets near YOU!        


The purpose of this request is to identify an individual qualified to establish and strengthen relationships to increase fund development and sponsorship cultivation for the Making Kane County Fit for Kids Funders’ Consortium. The successful candidate will enter an agreement with the Kane County Health Department, a Consortium member organization, who will provide day to day oversight for the…read more

Grant Funding Available

Funding The Kane County Health Department, in partnership with the Making Kane Fit for Kids Funders’ Consortium,  is pleased to announce the availability of grant funding to support implementation of the Fit Kids 2020 Plan to reduce childhood obesity in Kane County. The Consortium includes the United Way of Elgin, Community Foundation of the Fox…read more