Anthem funds program to fight childhood obesity in Louisville area

A $35,000 Anthem Foundation grant to the American Academy of Pediatrics will allow a program that fights childhood obesity in Louisville and northern Kentucky counties to continue, reports Darla Carter of the The Courier-Journal. The grant provides free YMCA memberships and fitness and nutritional guidance to families of 9 to 17-year-olds with weight issues who have been referred by member physicians.

The foundation is a philanthropic arm of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kentucky. 

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