The Washington Health Foundation funded three projects in rural areas of Washington State that addressed childhood obesity by changing policy, the environment or individual behavior. RWJF provided a matching grant.
- The Washington Health Foundation and RWJF jointly funded three projects:
- Classroom in Bloom gives schoolchildren an opportunity to plant and maintain a half-acre garden.
- Healthy Teens uses peer health educators to increase physical activity and improve the nutrition of high school students.
- Healthy Nutrition and Fun Exercise supports ongoing efforts to influence health and nutrition in eight rural communities.