Founded in 2015, nonprofit GROW Central Florida's mission is to make a positive difference in children's lives by increasing opportunities for physical activity and healthy living.
Our vision is to help develop the healthiest children by supporting grass roots wellness initiatives. GROW is drive by their core values: Collaboration, Health, Inclusion, Leadership and Devotion
Program initiatives include supporting volunteer
led running programs in public schools, distributing shoes to children
in need, providing teachers with recess toys to promote physically
active recess periods, revitalizing playgrounds at low
resource schools, and dispersing sports balls to law enforcement
agencies to help inspire positive interactions between Central Florida cops & kids.