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Grants available to fight youth obesity

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Vail, CO Colorado

CENTENNIAL, Colorado – Youth Service America and UnitedHealthcare are calling for applications 2012 UnitedHealth HEROES grants. To obtain an application, visit http://www.YSA.org/HEROES. Applications must be submitted online before midnight, Oct. 17, 2011. Grant recipients will be notified in December and January.

During the most recent grant cycle, UnitedHealthcare awarded $2,000 in grants to four Colorado-based youth-led organizations.

The grant program is a health literacy initiative designed to encourage young people, working with educators and youth leaders, to create and implement local hands-on programs to fight childhood obesity. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded.



A list of previous grant winners is available at http://www.ysa.org.


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