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Shawnee, KS   |  https://fightglobesity.org
GuideStar Charity Check

fightGLOBESITY

EIN: 85-1118330


Mission

To help youth become healthy global citizens.

Ruling year info

2020

Principal Officer

Candice McField

Main address

PO Box 861153

Shawnee, KS 66286 USA

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EIN

85-1118330

Subject area info

Out-of-school learning

E-learning

Health

Population served info

Children

Ethnic and racial groups

NTEE code info

Education N.E.C. (B99)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

55% youth are inadequately hydrated 76% youth lack adequate daily exercise 73% youth never travel abroad Hence, 1. Childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century. 2. The health equity gap, impacted by social determinants of health, continues to widen due to systemic racism.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

fightGLOBESITY Challenges

We provide wellness solutions for 4th and 5th graders by offering PE challenges in three signature areas: Hydrate, Play, and Befriend.

fG youth(Champions) participate in monthly challenges that help them:
HYDRATE - Challenges to help youth increase their daily water intake.
PLAY - Challenges to help youth move more everyday and reduce screen time.
BEFRIEND - Challenges to help youth foster cultural awareness and friendship.

Population(s) Served
Children
Ethnic and racial groups

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Total revenue earned to support advocacy efforts

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Other - describing something else

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Ou goal is to be self-sustainable within 10 years.

Number of participants engaged in programs

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

fightGLOBESITY Challenges

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

This was during our pilot Field Day in April 2023. We plan to officially launch in the Fall of 2024.

Number of youth who demonstrate that they have developed cultural competence

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

fightGLOBESITY Challenges

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

This was during our pilot Field Day in April 2023. We plan to officially launch in the Fall of 2024.

Number of youth who demonstrate that they have developed skills and attitudes to make physical activity a habit

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

This was during our pilot Field Day in April 2023. We plan to officially launch in the Fall of 2024.

Number of youth who demonstrate that they have developed/maintained healthy eating habits

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

This was during our pilot Field Day in April 2023. We plan to officially launch in the Fall of 2024.

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Vision
To solve the problem of childhood obesity and close the health equity gap.

Mission
To help youth become healthy global citizens.

Value Proposition
Helping youth create lifestyle changes that lead to improved health outcomes, while fostering cultural awareness and friendship.

We provide wellness solutions for 4th and 5 th graders by offering PE challenges in three areas which call our signature programs: Hydrate, Play, and Befriend.

Our youth which we call, Champions, participate in monthly challenges to help them increase daily water intake, move more, and foster cultural awareness and friendship.

Our go to market strategies include:
- Expand Relationships
- Host Annual Field Days
- Create Social Enterprise Opportunities
- Recognize Outstanding fightGLOBESITY Youth: Awards Program

Our Board and Staff are highly experienced and respected professionals.

Staff:
Candice - ED - Certified Health Coach + business background
Dr. Jania Hoover - VP Teacher education/curriculum development
Titia Widener-Williams - Chief Health Officer Nurse Practitioner - medical and health expertise

Board:
Keyonna Keith Chair Non-profit Program Director non-profit experience
Cleve McCray Director Pilot Air Force Academy discipline + passion for kids + finance savvy
Kelli Foster Director PE Teacher - physical education expertise

2023 Highlights:
1. Piloted our Inaugural Field Day
2. Produced the fightGLOBESITY promo video
3. Created our Character Jesse
4. 2-Year PAVE Grant Recipient
5. Won our first pitch contest

We officially launch in the Fall of 2024.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We act on the feedback we receive

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, It is difficult to get honest feedback from the people we serve

Financials

fightGLOBESITY

Financial data

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

fightGLOBESITY

Revenue & expenses

Fiscal Year: 2023

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Revenue
Contributions, Grants, Gifts $37,290
Program Services $0
Membership Dues $0
Special Events $0
Other Revenue $0
Total Revenue $0
Expenses
Program Services $34,950
Administration $0
Fundraising $0
Payments to Affiliates $0
Other Expenses $0
Total Expenses $117

fightGLOBESITY

Balance sheet

Fiscal Year: 2023

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Assets
Total Assets $49,972
Liabilities
Total Liabilities $0
Fund balance (EOY)
Net Assets $49,972

Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Documents
Letter of Determination is not available for this organization
Form 1023/1024 is not available for this organization

Principal Officer

Candice McField

There are no officers, directors or key employees recorded for this organization

There are no highest paid employees recorded for this organization.

fightGLOBESITY

Board of directors
as of 02/26/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board of directors data
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Board chair

Keyonna Keith

Cleve McCray

Kelli Foster

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 1/27/2024

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

Disability

We do not display disability information for organizations with fewer than 15 staff.

Equity strategies

Last updated: 02/26/2024

GuideStar partnered with Equity in the Center - an organization that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems to increase racial equity - to create this section. Learn more

Data
  • We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.