Foundation Gives $20 Million

9 years 6 months 3 weeks ago August 06, 2007 Aug 6, 2007 Monday, August 06 2007 Monday, August 06, 2007 1:13:24 PM CDT in News
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Missouri is one 17 states that will benefit from a $20 million grant designed to promote healthy eating and exercise in schools. The New Jersey-based Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is giving the money to the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. The Alliance is a partnership of The Clinton Foundation and the American Heart Association. By 2010, about 8,000 schools will be able to get in-person support for their anti-obesity programs. Missouri was picked as one of the states because of its high obesity rate.

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