How Your Support Makes a Difference

What we do for ourselves stays with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal. ~Albert Pine Grassroots efforts can make the strongest impact because it comes from personal convictions and commitments from the heart. Today as you read this blog there is a...



Because of You

The year of 2014 has been a year of remarkable progress in obesity — because of you and your support for the Obesity Action Coalition. For the first time in years, an expert panel for the FDA has voted for the approval of a new medical device for treating...



A World Free of Weight Bias: This is the Vision of the OAC – Because of YOU!

The mission of the Obesity Action Coalition is to elevate and empower individuals affected by obesity through education, advocacy and support. The third pillar of the OAC mission is perhaps the most essential component of the OAC’s work. Our advocacy and our education help drive us forward, but it...



The Power of the OAC Voice – Because of You

The mission of the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is to elevate and empower individuals through education, advocacy and support. The OAC was founded in 2005 as a patient advocacy organization to fill the void of an organization representing individuals with obesity on the local, state and federal level. But...



Giving Individuals the RIGHT Information and the BEST Education – Because of You

The mission of the Obesity Action Coalition is to elevate and empower individuals affected by obesity through education, advocacy and support. Education is the first pillar of the OAC mission, and a key component of the OAC’s vision and goals. It is our belief that individuals should have access...



The OAC Takes on the #GivingTuesday Challenge – Because of YOU!

Today is #GivingTuesday, a day where the nation traditionally is challenged to engage in charitable giving to give back to a cause near and dear to their heart. Looking back on 2014, we feel overwhelmed with gratitude for our amazing members and supporters who have helped make 2014 another...




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