NB3 Foundation Announces National Health Initiatives for November 2017

Published November 2, 2017

Activities include health and fitness events, a water challenge and ways to donate.
SANTA ANA PUBELO, NEW MEXICO — The Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation is pleased to announce a number of key national initiatives that are in line with the organization’s mission: to reduce Native American childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes.
  • NB3FIT WEEK: A National Week of Native Youth Health and Fitness – November 5-11 – National Events: NB3FIT WEEK events are taking place across the country during November 5-11. Check the NB3FIT website for an event near you. The NB3FIT WEEK goals are to: engage 12,000 Native youth across the country in physical activity for a minimum of one hour during that week; promote drinking clean water; and encourage eating healthy foods. NB
  • NB3 FOUNDATION & UNITED HEALTHCARE SOCCER CLINIC– November 7 – W.D. Carroll Elementary School, Bernalillo, NM: NB3 Foundation is partnering with United Healthcare to host a day of health and fitness for over 400 students attending W.D. Carroll Elementary School in Bernalillo, NM. The day will include a soccer clinic, fitness activities, leadership skills and nutrition education. United Healthcare staff will be onsite volunteering.
  • NB3 FOUNDATION’S GIVING TUESDAY – November 1-29 – National Donation Drive: NB3 Foundation is participating in the global Giving Tuesday event that celebrates and encourages giving. NB3 Foundation’s goal is to raise $1,500 that will directly support the NB3FIT programs (soccer, golf and cross country).
For more information on any events or to request an interview, please contact April Hale, Communication Specialist, at [email protected]. Members of the press attending any event should have proper credentials.

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