Coca-Cola Invests In Healthy Living

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - HealthUnderscoring a broad commitment to health and wellness, The Coca-Cola Foundation, the company’s philanthropic arm, has awarded Chicago-based Vive en Forma with a $75,000 community grant. Vive en Forma is a non-profit organization and its mission is to help Latinos and African-Americans embrace a healthier lifestyle and live life in shape. A formal grant check was presented at the 18th Annual State Senator William Delgado “All Kids and Family Health Fair” located at Mozart Park, 3840 W. Armitage Ave. on Friday, Aug. 5.

“Coca-Cola is committed to supporting active, healthy lifestyles through product variety, nutrition education and physical activity programs,” said Lori George Billingsley, Vice President, Community Relations, Coca-Cola Refreshments. “Vive en Forma is thrilled to have received this grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation,” said Teri Latter, Director of Program Management, Brillante Multicultural Marketing Group. “This generous grant provide by Coca-Cola will allow Vive en Forma to fulfill its mission of educating and motivating the Hispanic community to achieve a healthy lifestyle.”

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