Some of the contributing factors are decreased exercise, large portion sizes, too much refined foods, not enough fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and the inability for low income families to access healthy foods.Unites States First Lady, Michelle Obama launched “Let’s Move” in February 2010 to help solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation, so that kids born today reach adulthood at a healthy weight.
The Seventh-day Adventist church in North America has joined some 50 other faith-based community organizations in supporting this national initiative to fight childhood obesity, by launching “Adventist InStep for life” to assist Adventist churches, schools, and health care organizations in tackling the challenges of childhood obesity.Beavercreek Seventh-day Adventist Church will take part and host “Let’s Move Day” on September 14, 2014. it is about bringing awareness to our community with regards to the necessity of physical activity. This event is for everyone, young and old, who would like to get moving.
Feed the Creek
We have partnered with Feed the Creek whose ongoing mission with area schools is to provide food for students on the weekends.
We would ask if you would bring food items from the “Feed the Creek” shopping list to help with this local endeavor.Shopping List for “Feed the Creek”:
- Pop top can microwavable Chef Boyardee – 7.5oz single serving
- Pop top canned Fruit – (8—9 oz)
- Non-refrigerated Pudding – (3.5 oz)
- Pop top canned Vegetables – (8.5 oz)
- Pop top canned Tuna – (3 oz)
- Pop top canned Chicken – (4.5oz)
- Vienna Sausage – (5 oz)
- Goldfish & Animal Crackers – (snack pack)
- Individually-wrapped Oatmeal – (box of 8—10 single servings)
- Cereal Bars & Granola Bars – (box of 8—10 single servings)
- 10-pack Fruit Juice – (6.75 oz)
- Cheesy Mac – (2—3 oz single serving)
- Squeezable Jam | Jelly – (20 oz)
- Peanut Butter – (18 oz)