RWJF News Releases
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Doubles Its Commitment to Helping All Children Grow Up at a Healthy Weight
February 5, 2015 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicates an additional $500 million to helping all children grow up at a healthy weight. Building on an earlier commitment in 2007, RWJF will have dedicated $1 billion to reversing the childhood obesity epidemic.
Study Predicts Tax on Calories in Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Would Reduce Consumption of Beverage Calories
June 2, 2014 | News Release
Calorie-based tax on sugar-sweetened beverages imposes less cost to consumers than volume-based ounce tax and would result in reduced consumption of calories.
May 21, 2014 | News Release
The RWJF-funded study is the first to examine how existing state laws align with USDA’s "Smart Snacks in School" guidelines.
February 27, 2014 | News Release
Ten of America's leading foundations announced a joint effort with the White House to help America's young men of color reach their full potential in school, work and life
NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee and RWJF to Announce Grant Benefiting Youth Agencies Affected by Superstorm Sandy
November 1, 2013 | News Release
RWJF will grant $1.5 million to be distributed by the Host Committee’s Snowflake Youth Foundation. The effort focuses on revitalizing and rebuilding venues for young people to be active and healthy.
April 16, 2013 | News Release
Foundation Leaders Pledge Action on Issues Facing Boys and Young Men of Color
January 17, 2013 | News Release
Requiring daily physical education in school could help young people be active for 23 minutes per day, according to a new study.
August 15, 2012 | News Release
Children, teens in states with strong laws gained less weight as they got older than those in states without such policies.
Most Entrees at Chain Restaurants Fail to Meet Federal Nutrition Recommendations for Adults or Children
July 20, 2012 | News Release
July 2, 2012 | News Release