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Organization - Healthy Hoops Kentucky

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Healthy Hoops Kentucky
Last updated on June 30, 2015


The mission of Healthy Hoops Kentucky is to promote asthma awareness for asthmatic children ages 7-13 and their families. Healthy Hoops Kentucky program provides the resources needed to allow children with asthma to lead healthy active lives.

Healthy Hoops Kentucky is an innovative health program in the Metro Louisville area that teaches asthmatic children between the ages of 7 and 13 and their families, how to manage asthma and live healthy lives by using basketball as a tool to encourage participants to learn how to live active lives with the disease.

The Healthy Hoops Kentucky program began in 2008 as a part of the Healthy Hoops Program based in Philadelphia PA. The Healthy Hoops Kentucky Program has been featured in local and national publications for its' innovate approach, for its' approach to asthma education and awareness. Since 2012, over 700 children have participated in various Healthy Hoops Kentucky asthma screenings and annual event.
The Healthy Hoops Kentucky program includes the Healthy Hoops Kentucky Coalition, a partnership of health providers and advocates who represent a broad spectrum of services related to children and asthma. The group meets regularly to provide input and make decisions about the event.
Coalition participants are responsible for sharing their expertise and providing support thorough their respective organizations. The Coalition is divided into subcommittees; each member participates on one or more of the following committees: clinical services, coach recruitment, community awareness, data collection, funding, media, and volunteer recruitment.

Contact person: Marcelline Coots, Program Manager, (phone), (email)

Office fax number: (502) 588-8570


 P O Box 520
Hillview, KY 40129

Web Site: http://healthyhoopsky.com
Last updated on June 30, 2015

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334 East Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202



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