Fuel Up to Play 60 is a for-youth, with-youth program empowering students to create healthy changes nationwide. The largest in-school wellness program was created by the National Dairy Council and National Football League in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. School grants, exciting NFL rewards, a healthy eating and physical activity “Playbook” designed to help make schools healthier places to learn and be successful, and additional resources help make the customizable program easy for any school to implement, and any student to be engaged.
· The program continues to grow and impact our nation’s youth, with 12 million students involved by participating in events, implementing Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Plays, tracking activity on FuelUpToPlay60.com and leading school-wide campaign efforts.
· The program creates real behavior change, with more than 13 million kids eating healthier and nearly 16 million kids getting more physically active.
· Nearly 115,000 adult stakeholders are enrolled in the program, and more than 45,000 schools have at least one adult actively helping to lead Fuel Up to Play 60.
· 47% of adults believe the program is having a positive impact on students’ academic performance and 40% believe the program is having a positive impact on students’ behavior.