|Our Mission is to be a primary resource for boys and girls, ages 3-18, by providing positive
solutions and support through the sponsorship of educational & humanitarian programs and
events with special emphasis on youth from disadvantaged circumstances.
|The FITTMAN Bracelet is a lime green silicone gel bracelet launched in September of 2010 as a
fundraising item for the Dexter Pittman Foundation. The bracelet is part of the Success
Achieved in Future Environments "Get Lean Go Green" educational program. The program is
intended to raise money for the construction of the Dexter Pittman Youth Academy, obesity
research and raise obesity awareness. Individual bracelets sell for US $2.00 each; they can also
be purchased in sets of 20,100,500,1000. The Dexter Pittman Foundation selected the lime
green color and the FITTMAN bracelet as the international symbols of obesity awareness.
|What is Get Fit With Big Pitt?
Get Fit with Big Pitt, is a national health initiative that encourages people to come together and
help youth fight obesity. Pittman battled weight issues his entire life before coming to The
University of Texas. He has lost over 100 pounds since the end of his senior year in high
school and has dropped his body fat percentage by nearly 28 points. A former 402-pounder,
Pittman struggled to keep his self-esteem up because of cruel teasing he suffered as a child.
Now, after going through vigorous workouts and adapting admirable eating habits, Pittman
weighs 290 pounds is able to complete multiple workouts with teammates and has slimmed his
waistline by at least eight inches.
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