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Mission History Testimonials

Our mission is to empower Hispanic and African American girls between the ages of 9-14 and their families to adopt a healthy lifestyle by incorporating healthy food choices, daily exercise, and positive self-esteem in a supportive environment.

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  • 2005- The BOUNCE program began as a summer program to promote a healthy lifestyle in Hispanic and African American girls
  • 2006 - The BOUNCE program now includes Hispanic and African American mothers as well as their daughters. Nationally, it is one of the few programs with a strong family involvement.
  • 2009 -Due to its remarkable success, the BOUNCE program is offered as an after school program
  • 2011 - BOUNCE has expanded to include cooking demonstrations with our BOUNCE Chef to teach quick and fun ways to eat healthier.
  • 2012  BOUNCE now offers grocery shopping tours,  BOUNCE 5K Run/Walk and much more community events!!!
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"I loved the BOUNCE program.  Now my mom and I go to grocery shopping together.  We make sure to read food labels to select better healthy food choices.  We walk together 3 times a week after school.  I feel like like . . . my mother now understands me."    KD (daughter)

BOUNCE grocery shopping tours
BOUNCE grocery shopping tours

BOUNCE Giving Opportunities

BOUNCE, Educational Psychology, University of Houston, 491 Farish Hall, Houston TX 77204-5029 PH: 832-842-5921