ABOUT US
What is Healthy Hoops® Kentucky?

Healthy Hoops® Kentucky is a special initiative that uses basketball and fun to focus on the needs of kids with asthma.

Why Attend Healthy Hoops® Kentucky?

If you’re the parent, guardian, coach, teacher, or friend of a child with asthma, you know that if left unmanaged, the disease can impact his or her ability to go to school, participate in sports, and just have fun.

Tip-Off Event

Saturday, September 9th, 2017

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Central High School
1130 W Chestnut Street
Louisville, KY 40203

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If you would like more information, please call (502) 585-8429

Healthy Hoops® Kentucky

Changing the lives of Kids with Asthma

Healthy Hoops® Kentucky is a new approach to giving kids and families the tools they need to keep asthma under control. These skills include learning how to use medications appropriately, proper nutrition, and how to monitor exercise and recreation.  And the facts speak for themselves.

Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases among children. According to Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America (AAFA):

  • 6.3 million People with asthma are under the age of 18.
  • Asthma is the third leading cause of hospital stays in children
  • Asthma causes 2 million emergency room visits each year
  • Asthma is the number one reason for missed school days
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT HEALTHY HOOPS® KENTUCKY

Parental/guardian participation is a vital component of Healthy Hoops® Kentucky.

PHOTO GALLERIES

Healthy Hoops® Kentucky throughout the years

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