About the Foundation


The Jared Foundation's mission is to eliminate childhood obesity. As a leader in the movement to help children learn life-long healthy diet and exercise habits, the Jared Foundation strives to raise awareness and develop programs that educate and inspire kids to live healthier, happier lives.

Jared's Old PantsThe Jared Foundation's approach includes:

  • Developing easy-to-use tools that encourage kids to exercise and eat healthy
  • Supporting parents, schools and community organizations with educational programs and materials
  • Forming strategic partnerships with influential organizations that will advance our mission through the development and application of programs that address Childhood Obesity


Established in 2004 by SUBWAY® restaurants spokesman Jared Fogle, the Jared Foundation educates children and parents about the importance of healthy nutrition and exercise. By sharing his weight challenges, which began when he was 8 years old, Jared wants to inspire children and support their families, as well as motivate communities to become involved and take action to help children.


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