Eat. Cook. Grow. Food Access Grants

The Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation committee  approved more than $2 million in grants to 23 organizations for food access and healthy eating for youth in Georgia. Grants will work to ensure that youth understand the lifecycle of healthy eating and also support local farmers throughout the state. Here’s the first in our Eat. Cook. Grow. […]


Girls Empowering Movement: By Girls, For Girls

The Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation (AFYF) is focused on finding innovative approaches to increase time kids spend in physical activity, especially for children who are most likely to miss out or opt out of being active. Introducing GEM (Girls Empowering Movement), an initiative to improve physical activity and aerobic capacity for almost 200,000 middle school […]


Innovate Continuously – Middle School Girls Research


LMS wins $55,000 in sports gear

The new gear and sports equipment formed a veritable wall on one end of Louisville Middle’s gym. There were rows of footballs, soccer balls, basketballs, goals, jerseys, exercise equipment, cleats, rackets, nets, agility equipment like hurdles, backstops and so much more. “In total you guys are receiving over $50,000 in brand new sports equipment and […]


Gwinnett high schools prepare for opening week of new girls flag football league

Passion for football in Gwinnett County Public Schools is not only apparent in its success on the field, winning six of the last eight state championships, but also from the interest in its newly established girls flag football league. Although it is not yet an official Georgia High School Association sport, the new activity has […]