Our children are the future of our great nation and should be fed and educated in a manner befitting of our future leaders. Adequate nutrition provides our children with the foundational blocks they need to build strong bodies and minds. This simple objective is at the core of our hearts and is the heart of our mission!”
Building Better Communities Foundation (BBC) is an American charitable nonprofit organization launched in 2012. Our mission is to address and counter the nationwide problem of childhood obesity and child food insecurity. Specifically, BBC assists children and educational institutions in challenged communities increase their access to healthy and freshly prepared foods.Read More
Obesity is the result primarily of a caloric imbalance, simply meaning that more calories are consumed versus calories that are expended. The resulting weight gain is caused by various other contributing factors including genetic, behavioral, and environmental factors. Some general facts about childhood obesity are listed below.
SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES
A healthy life style is premised on healthy eating and frequent exercise. Healthy foods are sometimes costly and difficult to obtain. Since children develop their eating habits early in life, the BBC has teamed with a number of schools in various communities to install healthy eating as the norm. The BBC's primary goal is to simply bring healthy foods into schools communities.Read More