Junior League of Charlotte

Physical Health Team

Go Kids Go!

Go Kids Go!, formerly called Keeping Kids in Motion, is a free community event for children ages 6-12 and their families that supports the JLC’s Healthy Child Initiative to improve the mental, dental and physical health of Charlotte’s children. The program encourages and educates children about fun ways to stay active, eating nutritious meals and leading healthy lifestyles.

 

Family HealthLink

Back-to-school health fair for children in the Charlotte community.  Event provides a wide range of free and accessible medical, dental and developmental services, promotes physical fitness through demonstration, and advocates health awareness through various healthcare agencies and area business vendor booths.

 

Big Shots:  

In partnership with the Mecklenburg county Health Department, provides convenient and accessible immunization clinics and education on vaccinations for the residents of Mecklenburg County and surrounding areas. www.co.mecklenburg.nc.us orhttp://www.meckhealth.org,

 

Give Kids a Smile:

Volunteers assist in providing preventive dental healthcare education and maintenance for children in preschool and elementary school.  Volunteers also coordinate Give Kids a Smile, a national day of free dental care to children from elementary school through high school whose families do not have the financial resources or insurance to address this need.