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The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri: women building better communities.

Community Impact | Getting Fit with PHIT Kids

The Children’s Mercy PHIT Kids (Promoting Health in Teens and Kids) is a weight management program promoting health in children and teens, ages 2-17. PHIT Kids addresses childhood obesity prevention and treatment on multiple levels, including individual, family and community. This program brings families together to learn about nutrition and fitness and stay motivated to make long-term, family-based lifestyle changes. The Junior League volunteers help support the curriculum and activities with the families and have a meaningful role with our impact area in promoting childhood nutrition and fitness in Kansas City.

picture: League members workout with PHIT Kids

Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri exercise with kids through the PHIT Kids program.

picture: League members and PHIT Kids

League members volunteer with PHIT Kids program.

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