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Creating Life for Chronic Children thru Gardening

by Kids Need Support 2, A Nonprofit Corporation

Summary

KNS2 Healing Gardens promote the health and wellness of children by providing nutritional foods to combat health disparities while preventing childhood hunger . Mentoring undeserved, children especially those with chronic illnesses, special needs and physical disabilities.Our Handicapped accessible gardens provide a place of unity in the community for all children to be healthier, fit, educated through our various wellness programs. A safe, nurturing environment to keep kids off the streets.
$1,000.00
total goal
$1,000.00
remaining
10
days

Challenge

Poor Food quality and unmet food and fitness needs during the after-school hours, higher crime risks. Poor health education, and well being of children. Poor academics and fitness Poor social engagement in the community. Non self sufficiency and transitional living programs. Lack of social outlets that arelstigmas and barrier free for low income children.

Solution

Increased Quality of Life for Chronically Ill and special needs children Increased Food and Nutrition Fitness Classes to combat Obesity, Diabetes, and Health Disparities in Children while working with the neighbors, seniors and disabled in the community. Positive Social Outlets and Community Leadership, Barrier Free Social Settings Life Skills for Special Needs Children

Long-Term Impact

We will educate 200 children to become health educated and financially literate. Allowing children, families, seniors, and low income disabled persons to rise from poverty; which will provide for each families' health and well being. KNS2 programs offer communities the opportunities to volunteer and change the lives of children through our mentoring, youth development /volunteerism programs. Connecting with all counties to advance child health education to all communities; one child at a time

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

http:/​/​www.kidsneedsupport2.org/​?alt_id=528ca6a9-2f81-4573-818e-54833b777d21&ts=1488999550638
Kids Need Support 2 About Us
Helping Children to Live Healthier, Fit Lives
Building our Community with Special Needs
Letters of Support and Community Partnerships

Organization Information

Kids Need Support 2, A Nonprofit Corporation

Location: Colonia, NJ - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.kidsneedsupport2.org
Project Leader:
Akhila Vuntla
Director
Rahway, NJ United States
March 2017 Accelerator
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Donors: 0 (40 needed)
 
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