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Jump for Joy Foundation Scores a Goal Against Obesity

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Jump for Joy Foundation Scores a Goal Against Obesity

By Joe Buda Las Vegas Informer Jump for Joy Foundation held their latest Camp J.U.M.P., Goals Against Obesity, on Sunday, August 25 at Longevity Sports Center. The event featured Jump for Joy’s first soccer-themed Camp J.U.M.P. “And we’re putting on a free soccer camp, and free nutritional seminar for parents and their children,” Branden Collinsworth, […]

Jump for Joy Foundation Presents Goals Against Obesity (photo gallery)

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Jump for Joy Foundation Presents Goals Against Obesity (photo gallery)

Photo gallery by Joe Buda Jump for Joy Foundation teamed up with Amerigroup and Longevity Sports Center to present Goals Against Obesity on Sunday, August 25. The event took place at Longevity Sports Center from noon to 3 p.m. and featured several special guests, including BMX pro and MTV personality Ricardo Laguna, as well as […]

Jump for Joy Presents GOALS AGAINST OBESITY

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Jump for Joy Presents GOALS AGAINST OBESITY

Presented by Jump for Joy and Amerigroup  LAS VEGAS (August 25th, 2013) – The Jump for Joy Foundation (J4JF) and Amerigroup, publicly funded health insurance programs in 12 states, have teamed up to present a free event, the Goals Against Obesity Camp J.U.M.P in an effort to fight childhood obesity. On Sunday, August 25th, children […]

Jump for Joy Foundation presents Tackling Obesity with Special Guests Ray Rice, Ricardo Laguna and B. Taylor

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Jump for Joy Foundation presents Tackling Obesity with Special Guests Ray Rice, Ricardo Laguna and B. Taylor

By Joe Buda Las Vegas Informer The community came out to support Jump for Joy Foundation’s third annual Tackling Obesity event on May 4, 2013 at Las Vegas Indoor Sports Center.  UNLV Rebel football players participated in this event again this year and were joined by special guests Ray Rice, Ricardo Laguna and B. Taylor. […]

Tao Cares & Jump for Joy Foundation present Dance Against Obesity

Tao Cares & Jump for Joy Foundation present Dance Against Obesity

By Anthony Alegrete Jump for Joy Foundation On Sunday, February 17 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., the Jump for Joy Foundation will be honored and proud to be partnering with Tao Las Vegas to host “Dance Against Obesity,” a Tao Cares charity event. Kids will learn about fitness and nutrition in a fun filled way. We […]

Too many hotdogs for this hotdog

Too many hotdogs for this hotdog

By Anthony Alegrete Jump for Joy Foundation According to Geralynn Cada, statistics say 53% of pets are obese. “I say it’s much higher than that. Eight out of 10 dogs I train are overweight or obese,” says Cada. A general indicator of abdominal fat level and obesity is if you cannot feel its ribs. Feeling […]

A fight a child should never have to battle

A fight a child should never have to battle

By Anthony Alegrete Jump for Joy Foundation “Cancer can take away all of my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart, and it cannot touch my soul.”  – Jim Valvano You can only imagine what it’s like to be diagnosed with stage four cancer. The anxiety and fear that ensues […]

Tap Obesity Out with Jump for Joy

Jump for Joy Foundation presented Tap Obesity Out on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at House Ryu. Jump for Joy is an organization dedicated to fighting childhood obesity and is located in Las Vegas, NV. Video recorded and edited by Joe Buda

Obvious Features That May be Telling You it is Time to Make Changes

Obvious Features That May be Telling You it is Time to Make Changes

By Heidi Masi Jump for Joy Foundation Most of us know at least one individual that embraces the fact that they attain “the belly” if you will. This individual usually jokes and laughs as they accept the idea that they are the one with big stomach. Often “the belly” is referred to as; “The Beer […]

Soaking Up Sun to Live a Healthier Life

Soaking Up Sun to Live a Healthier Life

By Heidi Masi Jump for Joy Foundation With the summer months coming into a full effect here in Las Vegas, the poolside is being filled with those who are ready to “Soak up some Sun!” Enjoying the bright, warm weather and the daily outdoor activities keep tourists and locals rushing outside for more. But other […]

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