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Play Like A Girl!

http://www.iplaylikeagirl.org/

Play Like a Girl is one of few national nonprofit organizations focused on preventing childhood obesity among girls and young women. The organization's mission is to help girls reach their full potential in life by empowering them to lead active, healthy lives at a young age. Play Like a Girl's innovative programs like Sporty Girls, a sports sampling program for elementary and middle school girls in Metro Nashville, leverage the collective power of women volunteers to promote sport and physical activity as a path to lifelong success. Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Nashville, Play Like a Girl has quickly become a standout organization in the women's sports landscape and strives to reach the 7.5 million girls in the U.S. between the ages of 8 and 18 who are affected by overweight and obesity.

Children & Youth Education, Sports & Recreation, Health & Wellness
Families, Low-income Communities, People with Disabilities, People with Health-Based Concerns, Immigrants, Refugees or Ethnic Groups, Military/Veterans
Nashville, TN, 37215