Partnership to support healthy lifestyle adoption in the OKC African American community
The INTEGRIS Foundation is pleased to announce it has received a $25,100 grant from the Oklahoma City Community Foundation’s Wellness Initiative program. The grant will be used to expand the footprint of INTEGRIS’ Challenge Yourself: Health & Fitness program by collaborating with the already successful INTEGRIS African American Fit Club.
“We are so pleased to have received this grant,” said Anne Clouse, vice president and executive director of the INTEGRIS Foundation. “This will allow us to reach twice as many families in need. We appreciate this meaningful gift from the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.”
The Challenge Yourself: Health & Fitness program is offered within the Oklahoma City metro area to African American men and women over a six-month period. These weekly sessions cover a variety of health topics, combined with an introduction to diverse exercise modalities such as walking, chair exercise and cardio calisthenics. The program has seen tremendous growth since its inception growing from eight to 80 participants, and this grant will continue to strengthen and expand the program’s reach in the community.
For more information contact: Sara Parcell, 405.951.5028, [email protected].