Big Brothers Big Sisters, Ontario- Toronto
Go Girls! is designed to address the physical activity, balanced eating and positive self-image needs of girls ages 10-14 based in a group mentoring model. The main goal of Go Girls! is for girls to develop an appreciation of the benefits of an active, healthy lifestyle. The program is structured around four themes: physical activity, healthy eating, self-esteem, and communication skills.
Game On! uses a mentor approach to provide boys ages 10-14 with information and support to make informed choices about a range of healthy lifestyle practices. Through non-traditional physical activities, complemented with healthy eating support, participants will have the opportunity to become involved in lifestyle decision making and develop habits for regular physical activity.
This grant was made possible by the fundraising efforts of North York Willowdale and Toronto 137 Yonge Street GoodLife Fitness Club associates and members during the 2013 fundraising campaign.