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To learn more about CATCH Healthy Habits, contact Laura Balis, program coordinator:
lbalis@pcoa.org or 520-305-3414

CATCH Healthy Habits in Tucson

CATCH Healthy Habits is a unique intergenerational physical activity and nutrition program that benefits two generations - kids and adults. The program combats the serious public health problem of obesity by engaging mature adults as mentors to teach healthy lifelong habits to kids in grades K - 5.

 

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You can help. Become a CATCH Healthy Habits volunteer!

You can help combat obesity in children grades K-5.  CATCH Healthy Habits is seeking active adult volunteers as mentors in a series of twelve one-hour sessions, in area summer and after-school programs.  Each session includes a healthy snack, an interactive nutrition lesson, and fun games and exercises.

As a volunteer, you can promote healthy habits for kids and also gain that experience for yourself!

Spring 2014 Sites:

 
Lineweaver Elementary School, 461 S. Bryant Avenue (Broadway & Columbus)

Marshall Elementary School, 9066 E. 29th Street (29th & Harrison)

Holmes Tuttle Clubhouse, 2585 E. 36th Street (36th & Country Club)

Steve Daru Clubhouse, 1375 N. El Rio Drive (Speedway & Silverbell)

Santa Rosa Branch Library, 1075 S. 10th Avenue (22nd St. & 10th Ave.)
 
 
To learn more, contact Laura Balis, Program Coordinator, at lbalis@pcoa.org or 520-305-3414 to sign up for training or for more information. Come join the fun and make a difference for children in our community!

 

What people are saying

"Our kids have really been conscious about their healthy habits.  A group of students is even putting together a Fit Club. 

It has been easier to initiate snack improvements and our staff has been more conscious of what we are serving at special events and cooking projects. 

All in all, CATCH Healthy Habits has increased the awareness and healthy habits of our students, staff and families.  Thank you very much for this opportunity!"

- Karen Berry, Tucson Unified School District



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