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2012 Khalili Foundation LA Marathon 5K Team

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BENEFITING: Khalili Foundation

ORGANIZER: Khalili Foundation

EVENT: Honda LA Marathon 2012

EVENT DATE: Mar 17, 2012

William Delgado

THE STORY:

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Khalili Foundation

The Khalili Foundation is a vibrant partnership between the Khalil Center for Bariatric Care, local organizations and businesses, and the communities of Los Angeles County. Together we will forge a new path of empowerment in the fight against childhood obesity.

Programs and Services

Through a comprehensive, year-round approach to informing and enabling children and their families to take control of their health and their lives, the Khalili Foundation aims to intervene in childhood obesity. By providing direct access to education, information and activity, we will help to foster long-term, sustainable change. 

Local School Prevention Programs – The Khalili Foundation will initiate programs in public schools throughout the Los Angeles area, most notably in disadvantaged neighborhoods. Foundation representatives will teach students and educators basic nutritional science and help them create a lifestyle plan that focuses on healthy eating and physical fitness.
 
Health Grants for Healthy Living – The Foundation will offer grants, based on need, to children who demonstrate a strong desire to maintain a healthy lifestyle.  Examples include vouchers for fresh, organic food; stipends for sports team memberships and gym memberships; and stipends for tools that enable healthy living, such as exercise equipment and fitness gear.   

Health Education Programs and Resources for Health Care Providers – The Khalili Foundation will provide curriculum, materials and lectures about early prevention practices for combating obesity to health care providers who work with children in underserved Los Angeles communities. 

Pro Bono Bariatric Surgery and Care – The Foundation will fund surgery and care, at minimal or no-cost, through the Khalili Center, selecting patients based on medical urgency and economic need.

Public Advocacy – The Foundation will also launch an advocacy campaign dedicated to educating the general public about basic nutrition, food labeling and physical fitness—and how to create healthy lifestyle changes.

 

The Team: $6,822 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
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Khalili Foundation

Amount Raised

$1,930

 

10% Raised of $20,000 Goal

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Michele Shuman

Amount Raised

$1,540

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Stephanie Matlow

Amount Raised

$1,025

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Dawn Handler

Amount Raised

$672

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Atria MacLellan

Amount Raised

$445

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Anna Marie Martinez

Amount Raised

$365

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Michele Rosenblum

Amount Raised

$145

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Arbo Arbogast

Amount Raised

$100

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