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The Faces of HOPE is a non-profit organization whose mission is to fight and prevent obesity in children and their families.
By delivering nutrition and fitness education to those most at risk for obesity and overweight, our organization helps people to recognize and use Healthy Options for Personal Empowerment (HOPE), enabling them to make better, every day choices that create a healthier lifestyle. Best of all, our services are provided by certified professionals in the home, where habits surrounding nutrition and physical activity are typically formed.
The Faces of HOPE delivers a comprehensive fitness and nutrition program through a series of in home visits. These visits are designed to Educate family members on how to develop a fitness and nutrition plan, and Equip them with the tools needed to make sound decisions. Ultimately, this training will Empower families with critical, life-changing information to create healthy habits that last a lifetime.