Midwest Dairy and Northwestern University athletes have teamed up to bring Fuel Up to Play 60 to Chicago area schools.
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Fuel Up to Play 60 is the key in-school program for the GENYOUth Foundation. Help us help those who deserve a fighting chance to be great learners, great students, great ambassadors and great leaders.
Fuel Up to Play 60
Fuel Up to Play 60 is a school wellness program brought to you by the National Dairy Council, Midwest Dairy Council and the National Football League, in collaboration with the United States Department of Agriculture, which encourages our youth to choose nutrient-rich foods first and get out and play at least 60 minutes each day. It has helped to make wellness part of the game plan in more than 73,000 schools across the county, including more than 12,000 schools right here in the Midwest.
Fuel Up to Play 60 is endorsed by leading health and nutrition organizations, including Action for Healthy Kids, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the School Nutrition Association. It is aligned with First Lady Michelle Obama’s platform, Let’s Move, and is complementary to other school wellness initiatives, including the USDA’s HealthierUS School Challenge. To learn more about how to join the Fuel Up to Play 60 movement, go to FuelUptoPlay60.com.
Find more Fuel Up to Play 60 Resources, including the 2013-14 Fuel Up to Play 60 Playbook, in our Materials Catalog to help your school eat healthy, be active and make a difference!
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Program Advisors of the Year
The Fuel Up to Play 60 State Program Advisor of the Year takes an active leadership role in encouraging students to eat healthy, get active and make a difference through Fuel Up to Play 60. They help their schools activate the program and earn rewards and funds, engage and empower students to implement Fuel Up to Play 60 and encourage others in their schools to get involved.
Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassadors demonstrate a passion for taking control of their health and wellness, and encouraging their fellow students to do the same.