On October 6, 2012, as part of a pledge to help patients,
families, visitors and employees live healthier lives, Children'
Mercy joined the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) and
made the Hospital Healthy Food Commitment, to be officially
launched in 2013.
The PHA is a nonprofit organization devoted to bringing public,
private and nonprofit leaders together to ensure the health of our
nation's youth by solving the childhood obesity crisis. With 17
partners, representing 155 hospitals, the Hospital Healthy Food
Commitment is the most expansive effort ever to improve nutrition
in America's hospitals.
Children's Mercy is proud to be a partner and help make it
easier for patients, families, visitors and employees to make
healthier choices at all Children's Mercy locations.
Children's Mercy has branded its internal employee campaign
"Fill Better, Feel Better" using the following English and Spanish
For information about Children's Mercy's partnership or the Fill
Better, Feel Better campaign, contact media relations at (816)