Developing a healthy eating and physical activity program to help overweight Perth Amboy High School students

The Foundation's program, New Jersey Health Initiatives, was designed to support projects in New Jersey that develop new approaches to resolving the state's health care needs, focusing on the Foundation's goal areas.The Jewish Renaissance Foundation submitted a full proposal for an obesity reduction project in the New Jersey Health Initiatives 2003 grant cycle that would involve expansion of services at its Perth Amboy High School school-based clinic. This one-year planning grant provides support for developing a program to assist adolescents in developing new lifestyles. Cultural norms will be addressed since the High School student population is 95 percent Hispanic.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $95,494.00

Awarded on: 3/29/2004

Time frame: 4/1/2004 - 3/31/2005

Grant Number: 50920


Jewish Renaissance Foundation Inc.

149 Kearny Avenue
Perth Amboy, 08862-2506


Malcolm Watts
Project Director