HFRAN-affiliated organizations within New York City that provide food and nutrition services to children and families.
Choosing Healthy & Active Lifestyles for Kids™ (CHALK), NewYork PresbyterianChoosing Healthy & Active Lifestyles for Kids™ (CHALK), NewYork Presbyterian Contact: Emma Hulse
Choosing Healthy & Active Lifestyles for Kids™ (CHALK) is NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Ambulatory Care Network’s obesity prevention program in collaboration with Columbia University Medical Center’s Community Pediatrics program, and the community of Northern Manhattan. The goal of CHALK is to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity in Washington Heights and Inwood, and create an environment in which healthy lifestyles are integral to the lives of all children and their families. CHALK’s focus areas are elementary schools, early childhood centers, faith based organizations, community agencies and environment, and our medical center.