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Demand for PHIT America GO! Grants skyrockets

The P.E. programs in America’s elementary schools are hungry for support. And, the proof is in the large number of elementary schools which have applied for PHIT America GO! Grants. Last year, 356 applications from elementary schools were submitted. This year, 563 applications have been submitted from elementary schools in 45 states that want to [...]

KIDS in the GAME joins collaborative to combat childhood obesity

GREENVILLE, Wis., Aug. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SPARK™, the premier physical education brand of School Specialty (OTCQB:SCOO), is pleased to announce its exciting collaboration with KIDS in the GAME, ICAN Foundation and other supporting organizations including GoNoodle, Play Like A Girl and Hip Hop Public Health to counter childhood obesity through the promotion of [...]

Triathlon in your own backyard?

"The Backyard Tri -- or, to give it its full title, the Scripps Ranch Memorial Day Triathlon -- is now five years old and has been raising money for ACTIVEx Charity Challenge every year," says Jeremy Spitzberg, an ambitious San Diegan who has been running (and swimming and biking) a triathlon out of his own home for [...]

SFIA Announces Major Campaign to Increase Sports Participation

SILVER SPRING, MD – September 17, 2014 -- At the 2014 SFIA Industry Leaders Summit in Chicago, SFIA Chairman & Mizuno, USA President Bob Puccini and SFIA President & CEO Tom Cove announced the SFIA Increase Participation Plan, the biggest initiative the sports and fitness industry has launched to increase participation. Working closely with industry [...]

Honoring a life cut short with more ‘Kids in the Game’

KTVZ News featured a story about the Jack Pinto Initiative. BEND, Ore. -On Dec. 14, 2012 -- tragedy struck at Sandy Hook Elementary School, when 20 kids and six adults were shot and killed. Six-year-old Jack Pinto was one of them. "It's helpful for us to remember that not just bad things happen, there's plenty [...]

KIDS in the GAME mentioned in Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated magazine featured the story of Jack Pinto, whose life was tragically lost in the Sandy Hook tragedy on December 14th, 2012. This Pinto Family has partnered with KIDS in the GAME to honor their son's life.

ACTIVE Network suports Adaptive Sports & Recreation Association’s 27th Annual Wheelchair Camp

Bend, Oregon – September 3, 2013 - Through their partnership with KIDS in the GAME, The ACTIVE Network, Inc. (NYSE:ACTV) successfully helped to fund registration fees of 25 kids attending the Adaptive Sports & Recreation Junior Wheelchair Camp, August 6-10, 2013. At the camp, youth ages 4-18 were introduced to a variety of adaptive sports including softball, basketball, [...]