Aetna Foundation Helps Fight Childhood Obesity


The Girls Incorporated(R) of Greater Atlanta (Girls Inc.) for Girls Inc. Sporting Chance(R) has been awarded with a $25,000 grant from Aetna Foundation.

In line with Aetna Foundation's current giving is focus on addressing the rising rate of adult and childhood obesity in the U.S., the Sporting Chance program helps fight childhood obesity by physical activity, sports and adventure for the girls to stay healthy.

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