ACTIVATE offers programs in both youth leadership and healthy living designed to educate West Michigan residents about health of spirit, mind, and body.

These educational programs are intended to help individuals and families thrive by reducing and preventing the problems facing our community, such as childhood obesity and chronic disease, and preparing our youth for future success in leadership roles.

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Y Achievers Program

Y-Achievers builds on the strengths of our youth and their families with a focus on ensuring personal well-being in spirit, mind, and body.

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Nutrition in Action

Nutrition in Action uses a whole-school approach to promote culturally appropriate hands-on nutrition education and physical activity for students, parents, and educators.

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Michigan Harvest of the Month

Promoting the purchase and consumption of fruits and vegetables among vulnerable residents at stores in urban neighborhoods throughout West Michigan.

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Livestrong at the YMCA

A research-based physical activity and well-being program designed to help adult cancer survivors reclaim their total health.

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Healthy U

Healthy U is a year-round, interactive health and wellness education program.

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Cooking Matters

Connects kids in need with nutritious food and teaches families how to cook healthy, affordable meals.

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Believe 2 Become

A collaborative partnership with those who believe in the unlimited potential of Grand Rapids children, and expect them to succeed now and into their future.