MiM NB Receives Grant to Study Physical Activity in New Bedford!

We are pleased to announce that we – in partnership with Mass in Motion Fall River & UMass Dartmouth’s Public Policy Center – have received a grant from Southcoast Health to study physical activity among residents of New Bedford and Fall River.  Led by the Public Policy Center, we will conduct A Study […] Read more »

City of New Bedford Receives Recognition at White House!


In mid-September, Kim Ferreira represented the City of New Bedford at the Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties Celebratory Event at the White House. The City was recognized as only one of 58 other communities across the country for achieving Gold Medal status in all five of the program’s areas, which […] Read more »

163 New Bike Racks Installed Throughout New Bedford

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Over the past month, the city’s Department of Public Infrastructure (DPI) installed 163 new bike racks throughout the city’s schools and parks. The city received a $20,000 grant from the Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District (SRPEDD) to install these bike racks, giving cyclists more opportunity to ride their […] Read more »

Local Schools Celebrate International Walk to School Day!

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Although the morning of October 8th was rainy, dozens of children, their parents, and teachers still walked to school to celebrate International Walk to School Day. Many schools participated, including Hathaway (our highlighted school this year), Kempton, Parker, Renaissance, Betsy B. Winslow, and Roosevelt – children exercised in groups beforehand […] Read more »

MiM Kids New Bedford Works with Local Daycares to Improve Nutrition & Physical Activity

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Since October 2012, MiM Kids New Bedford has helped over 1,000 children across five local day cares learn to eat healthier foods. Working with staff at the YMCA, Little People’s College, New Bedford Public Schools, PACE, and NorthStar Learning Center, Mass in Motion Kids New Bedford has helped staff encourage […] Read more »