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Witten Encouraging Kids To Eat Healthy



    Tomorrow, Jason Witten’s SCORE Foundation, United Healthcare and the Boys & Girls Club of West Dallas will host the Top Chef Kids Challenge in an effort to fight childhood obesity through the introduction of healthy and easy cooking tips to kids around the area.

    The contest will give each of the three teams of kids 30 minutes to prepare two healthy recipes. The dishes will be judged on taste and creativity, with awards being given to the winner in each category. Witten will be on-hand as a celebrity judge, along with his wife, Michelle and Scott Flannery, CEO, United Healthcare Employer & Individual of North Texas.

    Founded in 2007, Jason Witten’s SCORE Foundation helps families in crisis, aimed at fighting domestic abuse and promoting youth health and education. In 2008, the SCORE Foundation began their SCOREKeepers program, which puts male mentors in family violence shelters across the state. In 2009, SCORE began its Play. Move. SCORE initiative, which encourages kids to be active and make healthy choices.

    “This is a great partnership between my foundation, UnitedHealthcare and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas and Greater Fort Worth,” Witten said. “The Play Move SCORE. program is a lot of fun, and it teaches young people valuable skills that are meant to last them a healthy lifetime.”

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