RWJF News Releases
February 23, 2015 | News Release
RWJF applauds Let’s Move! for its remarkable accomplishments that have improved the health and well-being of millions of Americans.
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.
New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids Sponsored Building Healthy, Equitable Communities Conference on December 3
December 3, 2014 | News Release
Conference helped advance health equity efforts in New Jersey through environmental policies and practices.
November 19, 2014 | News Release
The 2014 Sugary Drinks FACTS report is out: the industry still spends nearly $1 billion to market to children, but some progress has been made.
October 16, 2014 | News Release
Easy-to-understand signs in stores showed calories in drinks—and how long it takes to burn the calories through exercise. The program led to teens purchasing fewer sugary beverages, even after the signs were removed.
September 17, 2014 | News Release
News release on two studies examining the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation's pledge to cut calories sold and how many calories have been purchased.
September 8, 2014 | News Release
Poll from the Pew Charitable Trusts, the American Heart Association and RWJF says the majority of parents of school-age children support strong national nutrition standards for all foods and beverages sold to students.
July 21, 2014 | News Release
Majority of K–12 students like the school meals after they were improved based on new USDA nutrition standards, a new study finds.
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.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Names Ginny Ehrlich, a Leader in Childhood Health, to Head Childhood Obesity Team
May 12, 2014 | News Release
RWJF appointed Ginny Ehrlich, an expert in childhood health, as director and senior program officer of the Childhood Obesity team, effective July 1, 2014.