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“Brown Bag” for Healthy Kids 2017

Fit for Kids appreciated your creativity in implementing the challenge and enthusiasm in raising funds for Healthy Kids. Brown bagging Lunch, having a Casual Day, or donating at a Leadership Meeting were all great strategies!  Every company, large or small, helped fight Childhood Obesity in Kane County!  250 individuals participated, 100 more than last year.…read more

2016 International Walk to School Day

The Making Kane County Fit for Kids Funders’ Consortium invites you to participate in 2016 Walk to School Day activities. For more information, download the registration form or view the event page.

Thank you to everyone that participated in the Spring Brown Bag for Healthy Kids fundraising event.  We are starting to organize a follow up for the fall, let us know if your company would like to get involved.  It is very simple, employees can “brown bag” their lunch on a designated day and make a…read more

Meet the Council-Laura Barr

Laura L Barr, Nutrition & Wellness educator for University of Illinois Extension – DuPage/Kane/Kendall Unit enjoys riding bikes, horses and motorcycles. She eats her greens and beans…just walking the talk folks.‪#‎MeetTheCouncil ‬

American Diabetes Association Alert Day

March 22nd is American Diabetes Association Alert Day® We encourage you to take the quick online type 2 Diabetes Risk Test. You’ll be asked to answer simple questions about your weight, age, family history, and other potential risk factors for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. It’s that simple, and it’s anonymous. The American Diabetes Association…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 info@makingkanefitforkids.org for more details. 

Elgin Harvest Market Offering Link Double Value

Starting on June 6, 2013, shoppers paying with Link/EBT cards are eligible for up to $20 in matching funds per week at the Downtown Elgin Harvest Market, thanks to a grant from BMO Harris.