FIRE UP YOUR FEET IS A CORE PROGRAM OF THE SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP
Available to any elementary and middle school in grades K-8 nationally, Fire Up Your Feet offers free resources, an online activity tracker, a school fundraising organizer and more, all aimed at increasing physical activity before, during and after school for students, parents, school staff and teachers.
The Safe Routes to School National Partnership’s mission is to advocate for safe walking and bicycling to and from schools, and in daily life, to improve the health and well-being of America’s children and to foster the creation of livable, sustainable communities. The National Partnership led the first Fire Up Your Feet pilot program and continues to provide core staffing and resources for the national expansion.
FIRE UP YOUR FEET ENCOURAGES FAMILIES, STUDENTS AND SCHOOLS TO WORK TOGETHER
And create active lifestyles which inspire all children to be healthy and physically active. Centered around the school day, this website provides a full range of age-appropriate resources and educational materials to encourage physical activity to, from and at school. Any school or PTA group in the country can utilize these resources. Fire Up Your Feet fundraising provides PTAs and school groups a healthy, easy choice for a school fundraisers. It inspires your family, students and teachers to get moving to raise money for the cause of fighting childhood obesity and also make a big different in your school!
Fire Up Your Feet began as a pilot program in spring 2011 thanks in part to the leadership and vision of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota.