These grants bring together students of all abilities to fight childhood obesity in their schools and communities. The program awards grants of $500 or $1,000 to help youth create and implement service-learning programs to fight childhood obesity. The application must be completed by a teacher and a unified pair of students (one with and one without an intellectual disability).

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