In order to highlight pockets of excellence across the country, the NNED selects a partner organization to highlight once a month. Take Flight Inc., has been selected as the Partner of the Month for February in celebration of Black History Month.
Take Flight Inc. is a nonprofit organization that serves youth, and families throughout the Washington D.C, Maryland, and Virginia areas. Their services are focused on health & wellness, mental, physical, and emotional well-being. Take Flight’s vision is to encourage future leaders to be fit both mentally and physically. To motivate them and test their risk-taking abilities to inculcate a healthy lifestyle and habits in them. This is not just an action but a on a path to run a legacy through this initiative.
The programs and services that are currently offered:
- Youth Wellness Program – It is a 12-week curriculum that focuses on getting school aged kids moving with physical fitness activities such as squat, push up, plank, and more. The instructors make these classes more engaging and interesting with their years of expertise and fun way of interaction.
- Family FitCamp – This program is designed especially for those who look to exercise and have fun together being with their family members.
- Mentoring – Take Flight’s unique mentoring approach combines intense weekly strength training workouts with challenging physical, academic, and social goal setting and achievement.
- SportsFit Online– The online program offers physical activities kids can do indoors on the agenda like online exercise videos and yoga practices for kids.
Learn more about the Take Flight Inc., and their partnership with schools and community organizations to provide fitness plan of action and wellness education, after-school programs, and active out-of-school initiatives to achieve their mission is to impact lives and empower communities through health & wellness.
View a list of previous NNED Partners of the Month.