Meaningful change often takes place slowly. But if done correctly the evolution of progress becomes infectious, arming younger generations with healthy eating and the confidence to continue the mission for years to come.
When famed golfer Notah Begay III started his foundation in 2005, he wanted to address the alarming rates of diabetes in Native American communities.
The Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation began with soccer activities and the inclusion of a junior golfer program. All of that has evolved into a meticulously run foundation that gets the youth active, motivated and educated.
“Our vision is that all children have the opportunity to live healthy, happy and fulfilled lives,” Cyanne Lujan, director of advancement for the NB3 Foundation, tells En Fuego.
Work that remains encompassing and immersive for the younger generation concentrates on four tenets: Physical activity, healthy nutrition, youth development, and cultural connections.
Healthy and Active Living