The Michael Phelps Foundation (MPF) and Panasonic Corporation of North America (Panasonic) announced the expansion of the IM Program offering to Boys & Girls Clubs of America through the organization’s commitment of more than $100,000 in grants to provide social-emotional curricula as children return to Clubhouses across the nation. In support of Mental Health Awareness Month in May and increasing resources for mental health programming, MPF will provide Boys & Girls Clubs of America with the IM program’s social-emotional curriculum, IM Healthy, through a grant for Clubs with returning members. The lesson plans, created in partnership with Nemours KidsHealth.org, utilizes evidence-based practices and principles to build basic emotional skills that every child needs.
To help reach the goal of 100 Boys & Girls Clubs, MPF has partnered with technology company Panasonic to create better opportunities throughout local communities. Mr. Phelps and MPF are part of Team Panasonic, which embraces the spirit of contributing to society through purposeful action and innovation.
The Michael Phelps Foundation is focused on promoting water safety and healthy living, especially for children. Founded in 2008, MPF has provided learn-to-swim, healthy living, and goal-setting programming to more than 100,000 children and young adults around the world through strategic partnerships with the Boys & Girls Club of America, Special Olympics International, and the Level Field Fund.
This was reported by the Michael Phelps Foundation on May 13, 2020.
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