Agape Childrens Museum – Healthy

2020 Healthy Kids Coalition Fund

2020-06-29 13:02:29

Legal-name: Agape Children’s Museum

Previous-name:

Address: 613 W. 37thh Street

City: Long Beach

State: CA

Zip: 90806

Tax-id: 27-3292471

Organizational-status: 501(c)(3)

Website: https://agapechildrensmuseum.org/

Officer-firstname: Vaughn

Officer-lastname: Pitts

Officer-title: M. Ed., Founder and CEO

Mission: To provide a hands on learning environment that promotes the overall health and well-being of children and their families.

Budget: 7,000.00

ContactFirstName: Vaughn

ContactLastName: Pitts

Title: Founder and CEO

Primary-phone: 562-400-7174

Secondary-phone:

Email-765: Ve_pitts@yahoo.com

Grantpurpose: The Grant will address basic healthcare needs for underserved children residing in Greater Long Beach through the Museum’s Healthy Family Initiatives held throughout 2020-2021.

New-existing: New

Total-cost: 1000.00

Grant-amount: 1000.00

How-many-individuals: 500

What-is-project: The Healthy Kids Project will be a 18 Month Campaign designed in “Empowering Kids for a Healthier Lifestyle” and will be presented with various community partnerships and designed and implemented by Agape Children’s Museum. The Museum hosts numerous health related programs to thousands of Long Beach’s most vulnerable Children and Families as well as serving families in the greater South Bay cities. In response to the widespread local, state and national concern about children’s health Agape Children’s Museum has begun a Healthy Lifestyle Initiative that aims to improve the health and wellness of children and their families through programs, exhibits, partnerships, outreaches, training, publications and community events. Agape Children’s Museum has and continues to communicate with local school districts, local businesses and faith-based communities in addressing the importance of adopting and making healthy lifestyle choices. We believe that engaging people of all ethnicities and socio-economic status is paramount to building healthy and safe communities.

How-will-you-succeed: The Healthy Kids Project will be a 18 Month Campaign designed in “Empowering Kids for a Healthier Lifestyle” and will be presented with various community partnerships and designed and implemented by Agape Children’s Museum. The Museum hosts numerous health related programs to thousands of Long Beach’s most vulnerable Children and Families as well as serving families in the greater South Bay cities. In response to the widespread local, state and national concern about children’s health Agape Children’s Museum has begun a Healthy Lifestyle Initiative that aims to improve the health and wellness of children and their families through programs, exhibits, partnerships, outreaches, training, publications and community events. Agape Children’s Museum has and continues to communicate with local school districts, local businesses and faith-based communities in addressing the importance of adopting and making healthy lifestyle choices. We believe that engaging people of all ethnicities and socio-economic status is paramount to building healthy and safe communities.

Who-are-you: Agape Children’s Museum is committed to providing health, arts and literacy educational opportunities to Long Beach and surrounding South bay area Public and Private schools, Libraries and Communities. Since our inception in 2011 and through our school, community, and museum without walls programming, Agape has impacted the lives of thousands of children and their families with hands-on art, literacy and health learning experiences. Agape is a special museum that teaches kids about health, fitness and nutrition
Every fall the Museum hosts its Annual Family Health Festival connecting individuals and families with organizations and opportunities that offer ways to support and nurture a healthy lifestyle. Family Health Festival is our premier annual wellness event that promotes health awareness and provides a forum to showcase the many opportunities and ways an individual and family can take responsibility for their health and wellness. Agape Children’s Museum has hosted and conducted additional events focused on children with various disabilities and we have collaborated and partnered with the community’s local libraries, schools, health providers and faith-based entities to empower and educate families on health and wellness resources. The program will also address such issues as: health education, nutrition, fitness, hygiene, safety, childhood illnesses, obesity, early childhood development and the role of children’s play in health.

File-1571593464548-ACM-GOVERNIG-BOARD-AND-STAFF.pdf

File-6631593464548-ACM-HEALTHY-KIDS-COALITION-BUDGET.pdf

File-731593464548-LBCF-Healthy-Kids-Coalition-Project.pdf