Target demographics: Our primary efforts are focused at reaching the three out of four women (and girls) who have eating issues, including chronic dieting, obsessive exercising, organic food obsessions, secret eating, and eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating.Those seeking Christ-centered recovery solutions.Those who love someone struggling with an eating disorder.Professionals working with eating disorders.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Contact colleges, churches and counselors and let them know about our tools.Have coffee with influential people and a) educate them on the vast numbers of people struggling with eating issues and b) let them know what we're doing.Edit, encode and upload our weekly FINDINGbalance Gathering videos.Record and produce a weekly podcast.Do a web search and compile resources for us to refer recovery-seekers to.
Geographic areas served: The World! (But primarily the US...)
Programs: www.findingbalance.com - world's largest video-on-demand website for eating and body image issues, featuring 700+ free videos, articles, books and more.
"FINDINGbalance Gathering" small group lesson program for individuals or groups seeking balance with food. Groups hosted in 10 states so far. Yours might be next! http:www.findingbalance.com/gathering
"Finding Balance with Food" 12-week curriculum for closed groups of women with eating issues. http://www.findingbalance.com/fbwf
"Hungry for Hope" premiere Christian conference for professionals and community members impacted by eating and body image issues. http://www.findingbalance.com/hfh
"More Than a Number" campaign and event to help women know their value so they can change their world. Includes a partnership with Compassion International to help shift dollars from diets to end world hunger. http://www.morethananumber.net.
More than 30,000 people visit our video-on-demand website each month.
Our True Campaign video played for more than 450,000 women during Women of Faith's 2008 season.
We have had groups hosted in California, Boston, Chicago, Nashville, Texas, England, New Zealand and more!
We have personally hosted more than 100 FINDINGbalance Gathering groups at our Franklin, TN headquarters, with more happening via our new downloadable Gathering program. Now, Gatherings are popping up in cities all over the nation!