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Mission, Vision & Guiding Principles


Improve the lives of the children and families we serve by increasing healthy eating and active living behaviors.


Let’s Go! works to significantly decrease childhood obesity rates by increasing opportunities for healthy eating and active living where children and families live, learn, work and play.

Guiding Principles

Let’s Go! stays true to its vision and mission by following these six guiding principles:

  1. Reach communities through multiple settings where children and families live, learn, work, and play.
  2. Healthy eating and active living is for all children.
  3. Focus is on promoting healthy behaviors and developing the environments and policies to support them.
  4. Strategies are evidence-based or based on the best available evidence.
  5. Messages are positive and never stigmatize.
  6. Involvement with Let’s Go! is always voluntary.

Latest News

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More Than 1,000 Let's Go! Sites Recognized for Helping Kids Make Healthy Choices
Schools, child care programs, out-of-school programs and health care practices across Maine and the Mt. Washington Valley are working together to decrease childhood obesity, one healthy choice at a time.
MMC receives $4M gift from Lisa Gorman, children and spouses of Leon Gorman to support new medical building
The naming gift will make possible the central, open-air lobby within the planned six-story Congress Street medical building at the center of MMC’s modernization and expansion plan.
Let's Go! Recognizes 900 Sites for Creating Healthy Choices
Schools, child care programs and out-of-school programs are encouraging healthy snacks, offering more physical activity and swapping sugary drinks with water.
March is National Nutrition Month
As a mom to two boys, Bre Lynch, Registered Dietitian at Maine Medical Partners, wants to help families keep their energy up through good nutrition.