First ladies and their causes

Published On: Apr 13 2012 09:26:20 AM PDT   Updated On: Sep 30 2012 02:22:46 PM PDT

First lady Michelle Obama worked out with trainers from "The Biggest Loser" at the White House as part of her national Let's Move! initiative. Take a look at other Presidential first ladies and the causes they have supported.

First lady Bess Truman
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U.S. Library of Congress

Bess Truman sponsored the more traditional charities and causes associated with first ladies prior to Eleanor Roosevelt, although she continued the Roosevelt fundraising efforts for the March of Dimes, which sought to eradicate infantile paralysis.

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