What We Do
Our Mission: To be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Our mission drives everything we do. We are: - Working to end obesity: NC Advocacy priority includes the adoption of city-wide food and beverage vending and service standards consistent with AHA guidelines and the city of Charlotte. - Working to help control risk factors: In Charlotte, we are working to secure 1,000 pledges from area residents to reduce their sodium intake. - Equipping you to eat healthier: In 2014, our national Eating Healthy day materials were used in 180 companies, places of worship, organizations and families to raise awareness and change behaviors. - Helping to end childhood obesity: In 2014, 3,130 students participated in the NFL Play60 program in Charlotte. - Making breakthroughs: In 2012, a law was passed requiring all high school students in NC be trained in CPR before they graduate.