Children selecting fresh produce in a cafeteria line

WISE SNAC Initiative

June 1, 2005

To address the epidemic of childhood obesity, the foundation launched an inititative to reduce the incidence of childhood obestiy and partnered with the Health Promotion Council (HPC) which developed the Wellness Initiative for the School Environment: Smart Nutrition and Activity Collaborative (WISE SNAC®). WISE SNAC fostered collaboration among schools and community partners, reinforced messages and created opportunities for healthy eating and physical activity. The initiative also provided professional development and capacity building opportunities for school personnel, families and organizations serving the greater North Penn community.