BREAKING THE CYCLE OF OBESITY
Educate • Equip • Empower
  • Thank you to Altria

    Thank you Altria for support our efforts of combating childhood obesity. The families we serve appreciate all your support.

    Thank you to Altria
  • Altria visit

    Faces of HOPE CEO Jeannette Cordor personally thanks some of the staff at Altria for supporting the mission to combat pediatric obesity.

    Altria visit
  • Welcome To The Faces Of Hope!

    We work everyday to end the epidemic of childhood obesity. Our entire staff greatly appreciates your time and interest as you explore this site and our work. We hope you will find the information provided useful. You can learn more about our mission, philosophy, goals, vision and core values here.

    Welcome To The Faces Of Hope!
  • Our Sponsors: ACECF

    We’d like to thank our sponsors for making all the work we do here possible. Read more about ACECF, and our other wonderful sponsors below. Without their help FoH would not be possible.

    Our Sponsors: ACECF
  • Our Sponsors: Jenkins Foundation

    We’d like to thank our sponsors for making all the work we do here possible. Read more about the Jenkins Foundation, and our other wonderful sponsors below. Without their help FoH would not be possible.

    Our Sponsors: Jenkins Foundation
  • Our Sponsors: Bon Secours

    We’d like to thank our sponsors for making all the work we do here possible. Read more about Bon Secours, and our other wonderful sponsors below. Without their help FoH would not be possible.

    Our Sponsors: Bon Secours
  • Faces of HOPE Food Market Week

    Families get an opportunity to shop for healthy options at no cost. Faces of HOPE partners with the Central Virginia food bank.

    Faces of HOPE Food Market Week
  • Back to School Bash

    Thank you Bon Secours Tunstall W. for support for our Back to School Bash. Tunstall, a Bon Secours employee and long supporter of Faces of HOPE, rallies employees to join her in this cause.  

    Back to School Bash
  • Nutrition Philosophy

    The key to healthy living and weight loss is fueling your body with nutrients that will nourish your body. This is done by adding more fresh fruits and vegetables as well as whole grains into your diet while cutting back and eliminating foods that are highly processed as well as high in fat, sugar and… Read More

    Nutrition Philosophy
  • Fitness Programs

    Want to feel better, have more energy and perhaps even live longer? Look no further than exercise. The health benefits of regular exercise and physical activity are hard to ignore. And the benefits of exercise are yours for the taking, regardless of your age, sex or physical ability. Regular physical activity is one of the… Read More

    Fitness Programs
  • Behavioral Health

    Our Behavioral Health Lifestyle Coaching is to empower families to cope with stressors in everyday life. We offer healthy alternatives and provide tools for ways to cope with the stress that may not be working for the family unit anymore. Behavioral Health counselors reach these objectives through individual, group and family meetings. Additionally, a Behavioral… Read More

    Behavioral Health

The New England Journal of Medicine states:

“For the first time in two centuries, the current generation of children in America may have shorter life expectancies than their parents, according to a new report, which contends that the rapid rise in childhood obesity, if left unchecked, could shorten life spans by as much as five years."
"17% (or 12.5 million) children and adolescents are obese." "VA has a 31% rate of obese children. The National average is 31.6%"
"83% of young people say they are “just about the right weight” or “slightly overweight.”
"Obesity is the second leading cause of preventable deaths in the United States"