Two Regional Schools Celebrate the Launch of Project Fit America

Heartland Foundation and students and staff from Minnie Cline Elementary School in Savannah, Missouri, and Northland Christian School in Kansas City, Missouri, recently celebrated the acquisition of indoor and outdoor exercise equipment made possible through Project Fit America.


Project Fit America (PFA) is a national nonprofit organization that creates sustainable and innovative broad-based fitness programs in schools.  Heartland Foundation has served as the regional sponsor of Project Fit America in northwest Missouri and adjacent counties in Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska since 1998.

To date, Heartland Foundation has provided funding to 62 schools for this state-of-the-art outdoor and indoor fitness equipment with games, challenges, and dynamic curriculum.  As a result, each day, more than 17,000 students in our region are being empowered to adopt lifelong healthy lifestyles.

If your community is interested in the program, please visit the Project Fit America website at to learn more and register.

Heartland Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to championing education and empowering people to build healthy and thriving communities. Founded in 1982 and leading the region’s Healthy Communities movement since 1994.

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