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2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Team

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THE STORY:

About Common Threads Since 2003 in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, Common Threads has been working to provide a solution to underserved children affected by the childhood obesity crisis as well as the food insecurity epidemic. Common Threads’ offers a preventative healthcare solution for children and families by providing them with in-and-after school nutrition education and hands-on cooking skills. During the 2014-15 school year alone, Common Threads served over 40,000 kids in five cities across the United States.

About Me :-) I am the owner of Vitality Health Systems. We are a weight loss and wellness company in New Lenox Illinois. We strive to teach our clients about healthy eating habits and how to pass those habits onto the next generation. When I had the opportunity to partner with Common Threads I was thrilled to know that my donation and your donation would be going to a great cause. A $25 dollar donation puts a child through this 8 week program. Lets team up together and carry on the fight against obesity in America by supporting Common Threads!

Since 2003, Common Threads has:

• Reached 110,000 students

• Trained over 1,400 teachers

• Cooked & served 1,112,000 meals and snacks

• Provided 1,273,000 hours of cooking & nutrition education to Common Threads’ students and families Throughout the 2015-16 school year, Common Threads will serve 70,000 children across 8 cities nationwide. The organization’s model has taken them into some of the largest school districts in the country and evaluation results show that of students who are able to improve:

• 62% increased vegetable consumption

• 87% improved their attitudes towards fruits and vegetables

• 76% increased their nutrition knowledge

• 99% increased their intention to eat healthy foods

The Team: $2,746 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Steve Sidman

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$1,576

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Sarah Hossfeld

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$1,170

 

117% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Common Threads

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Lydia Nader

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Becca Fritz

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Patrick Fritz

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Davis Jaspers

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