UnitedHealthcare and Youth Service America are inviting schools and community-based nonprofit organizations across Washington to "Step into Service" by applying for HEROES grants.
HEROES is a wellness initiative designed to encourage young people to create and implement walking, running or hiking programs aimed at fighting childhood obesity.
Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to youth-led programs in Washington that include both an activity and a service component.
For more information or to apply, go to YSA.org/HEROES. The application deadline is midnight Oct. 15.