Bailey’s Elementary School will receive $2,000 for Biking for Fitness

By The Community Foundations for Northern Virginia
September 24, 2018

Eighth annual “Healthy Kids Grants” cycle supports 11 schools in Northern Virginia including Bailey's Elementary

The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia awarded $20,245 in Healthy Kids Grants to address the main causes of childhood obesity by supporting programs that increase physical activity and/or improve nutrition in Northern Virginia public schools.  The 2018-2019 school year is the eighth annual Healthy Kids grants cycle, with a total of $138,245 awarded to date.  

Bailey’s Elementary School will receive $2,000 for Biking for Fitness.   All students at Bailey’s Primary Elementary School will go through a school based bicycle skills, safety, and fitness program. Through PE class, they will learn how to ride a bike, stay safe while riding, and learn how to use bicycle riding as a means to stay fit and healthy for a lifetime. 

Healthy Kids Grants are made possible by grants from the Chin Family Charitable Fund and the J.O.Y. Charitable Fund, donor advised funds with the Community Foundation.   A full press release is available on their website.