Our Quest

Louie’s Kids is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization that raises funds to help treat childhood obesity, which afflicts 25 million American children today. Louie’s Kids works to find the best treatment options to meet the needs of each child. We find the fix that fits, one kid at a time. Founded in 2001 in Alexandria, Virginia and operated today out of Charleston, South Carolina, Louie’s Kids serves economically disadvantaged kids nationwide.

Our Mission

To empower kids to make changes, both physically and mentally, for a healthier & more productive life. To strengthen the future of the communities we serve by making children better, healthier citizens. To provide excellent stewardship to those funders who invest their time and treasure in the children we serve. To provide our employees with challenging and rewarding careers in facilitating healthy changes in children.

Latest From Our Blog

 family fitness, nutrition, behavior, & health

Don’t Drink Your Calories

Don’t Drink Your Calories

Liquid calories in just about any form —sweet tea, juice, soda and yes alcohol — are in fact “stealth calories.” Stealth because they come in undetected under the radar screen but have an impact that can be enormous. When people eat calories in the form of solid food,...



HELLO RACE CLUB FAMILIES! We are very excited to announce our next Louie's Kids Family Race Program - starting Monday April 15, 2018.  This program is similar to the past family race programs for the Cooper River Bridge Run, James Island Connector Run, and Reindeer...

Ready to Make a Change?

Louie’s Kids helps families develop a blueprint for change.