Partners & Resources
TAKE 10!® proudly collaborates with many organizations on physical activity and health initiatives. Active partnerships include:
BlueCross BlueShield: TAKE 10! has been approved as an obesity and diabetes prevention program vendor for the BlueCross Blue Shield (BCBS) Association, with the potential to reach 39 BCBS Plans in the United States. Throughout its 80-year history, the BCBS has provided millions of families with top-quality, affordable health insurance.
Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation: The HWCF is a national, multi-year effort designed to help reduce childhood obesity by 2015. It is a first-of-its kind coalition that brings together more than 150 retailers, food and beverage manufacturers, restaurants, sporting goods and insurance companies, trade associations and nongovernmental organizations. The HWCF promotes ways for people achieve a healthy weight through energy balance—calories in and calories out. HWCF focuses on 3 critical areas—the marketplace, the workplace, and schools.
Let’s Move in School: The goal of Let's Move in School is to ensure that every school provides a comprehensive school physical activity program with quality physical education as the foundation so that youth will develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to be physically active for a lifetime. To celebrate Let’s Move in School during National Physical Education and Sport Week, May 1-7, register your school at the LMIS website.
Nemours Health Foundation: Nemours is one of the largest non-profit organizations devoted to children's health. Established in 1936 by philanthropist Alfred I. duPont, Nemours and their award-winning KidsHealth website, is dedicated to improving the health and spirit of children. The TAKE 10! partnership with Nemours Health and Prevention Services focuses on achieving state-mandated PA/PE policy in elementary schools in Delaware through advocacy, education, and intervention programs.
In addition to TAKE 10!, other helpful resources and external links include:
- International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI)
- ILSI Research Foundation (ILSI RF)
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- National Institutes of Health (NIH)
- United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
- Team Nutrition
- WIC Works Sharing Center
- USDA for Kids
- Teaching and Learning
- The Virtual Office of the Surgeon General
- International Food Information Council (IFIC)
- We Can!
- KidsHealth (Nemours)
- Campaign for Healthy Kids: Coordinated School Health in Tennessee