Two Days Down!

For each $50k raised before March 24, WDET will knock off one day of on-air fundraising. Give now to help reduce interruptions during the programs you love.
$22.4k to go
Listeners have already stepped up to knock off 2 days of on-air fundraising. There is only $22.4k left to knock off a third day!


New Report: Just 13 Percent of Kids in SE Michigan Get Enough Activity

Marissa Gawel/WDET

How important is it to you that your kids are physically active every day? Do you insist that they pick and practice a sport, no matter how good or competitive they may be?

A new report from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation shows physical activity is important to the vast majority of parents in southeast Michigan, but only 13 percent of youth in the region are physically active an hour or more each day.

There’s a lot of reasons for it,” Wilson Foundation President & CEO Dave Egner tells Detroit Today host Stephen Henderson. 

It’s a coming health crisis,” he says.

Click on the audio player above to hear the full conversation.

Image credit: Bre'Anna Tinsley/ WDET

About the Author

Detroit Today

Dynamic and diverse voices. News, politics, community and the issues that define our region. Hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Stephen Henderson, Detroit Today brings you fresh and perceptive views weekdays at 9 am and 7 pm.  

We want to hear from you.
Share your thoughts and opinions: