Walk to School Day 2017-Thank you to our Sponsors!

Thank you to our 2017 Walk to School Day Sponsors!

Walk to School Day 2017

Making Kane County Fit for Kids invites you to participate in 2017 Walk to School Day activities. When: October 4, 2017.Who: Kane County elementary and middle schoolsWhat: $150 will be provided to the Parent-Teacher Organization at each school that participates and meets the deliverables outlined in the Registration Form   Download Walk to School Day Registration…read more

“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

Fox Valley United Way Joins Funders’ Consortium

Fit for Kids welcomes the Fox Valley United Way to the Funders’ Consortium.  We thank you for your ongoing commitment to the health and well-being of the community.  Find out more about this fantastic organization at www.uwfoxvalley.org.

Healthy Living Council of Greater Aurora’s Wellness Works 2016

Registration is now open for Wellness Works 2016, a conference for employers to learn how to successfully promote health and wellness in the workplace! Wellness Works 2016 will be September 16, 2016 11am-3pm at Prisco Community Center in Aurora. Registration fee of $25 includes lunch. To register for the conference, click here: http://tinyurl.com/WellnessWorks2016 If you are…read more

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

Farm to School in Kane County

Fit For Kids and Kane County Health Department are so excited to be working with Seven Generations Ahead to implement the Farm to School Program here in Kane County. SGA is one of 74 projects in 39 states that received support through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm to School Program, in an effort to…read more

Kane Health Counts

A new website launched on November 18, 2015 by the Kane County Health Department will provide information that allows you to see how Kane County stacks up in such topics as health, education, economics, housing and much, much more. This information will help you understand how your health relates to all of Kane’s residents.   The…read more

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 http://www.walkbiketoschool.org/ 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 info@makingkanefitforkids.org 

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 info@makingkanefitforkids.org 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 info@makingkanefitforkids.org 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