The Healthy Teens Program will:

  • Support United Way’s goal to get 1.9 million more young people healthy and active by the year 2018.
  • Promote good nutrition and physical activity.
  • Increase reading and comprehension skills through the exploration of relevant, real-world information on health and well-being in USA TODAY.
  • Encourage critical thinking and problem-solving for students, resulting in healthy lifestyle decisions.
  • Cultivate an informed generation of young people empowered to make healthy choices and inspired to give, advocate and volunteer in the communities in which they live.
  • Your participation in Healthy Teens will motivate today’s youth, their families and their communities to establish healthy behavior patterns to last a lifetime!