The numbers speak for themselves! Both low income households as well as females are increasingly dropping out of sports in comparison to their high-income and male counterparts (Project Play, Aspen Institute).
In low-income areas across the US, access to parks, recreational activities and free after-school programming is at an all-time low. In an effort to increase the number of active kids in the US, the W.H.E.N! Foundation places a focus on cultivating access for our hardest hit demographics – bridging the gap between accessible programs and the kids who need them the most.