Thank You, Park Heroes!

Thank you to the 65 Park Hero volunteers who spent two hours of their day to help clean up the area from Hampton Station to Poe Mill. They cleaned up litter and debris under Pete Hollis Bridge (183) in preparation for a new spur trail from the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail.… Read more

Healthy Options at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, eating meals away from home is associated with a higher body weight. This is due to many factors; for example, food prepared away from home is typically higher in calories, fat, and sodium, and tends to come in larger portion sizes.… Read more

Healthy Treats for St. Patrick’s Day

Need a snack idea for St. Patty’s day? Instead of sending your kiddos to school with sugary, artificially colored treats, make these healthy green muffins! We’ve been snacking on these all day at the LiveWell Greenville office, and trust us: you can’t even tell there’s an entire bag of spinach in the recipe.… Read more

Nutrition Solutions Joins LiveWell on the Menu

LiveWell Greenville is on a mission to “make the healthy choice the easy choice” by creating and maintaining a community that supports healthy eating and active living. We are always looking for partners who help us to achieve our mission; that’s why partnering with Nutrition Solutions was a no-brainer.… Read more

LiveWell Greenville’s Early Childhood Initiative

Over the past five years, LiveWell Greenville has partnered with many local agencies to create healthy environments for out of school time providers.  The providers involved in this partnership with LiveWell Greenville have benefited from the coalition’s technical assistance and resources to support their students in learning about and engaging in more physical activity and providing healthier foods.… Read more

11th Annual GHS Minority Health Summit

In lieu of our Spring Networking, LiveWell Greenville invites our LiveWell at Worship community to a wonderful opportunity to network and build health: 11th Annual GHS Minority Health Summit Saturday, April 8th — 10:00AM – 2:30PM TD Convention Center The keynote speaker will be Tajh Boyd, former NFL player and Clemson University quarterback. … Read more

2017 LiveWell at School Award Update

We are excited to partner with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s Healthy Schools Program to assist our schools in receiving national recognition for your success. The Alliance’s National Healthy Schools Award is a prestigious achievement that celebrates your hard work in creating a healthier school.… Read more

LiveWell Greenville Hosts Executive Summit

LiveWell at Work hosted more than 65 Greenville business executives at its first Healthy Workplace Executive Summit on Friday, February 3rd, 2017. The intention of the Healthy Workplace Executive Summit was to instill the cultural shift of conscious leadership and effect of collective impact among Greenville business owners.… Read more

New Partnership with Aramark at Bob Jones University

In the Spring 2017 semester, students and visitors at Bob Jones University’s Dining Common have some new reading materials at the table. LiveWell Greenville partnered with Aramark, BJU’s food service provider, to create messaging to promote healthy food choices in the Dining Common.… Read more

LiveWell At Worship Photovoice Project

From 2013 to 2015, the LiveWell Greenville At Worship Evaluation Team assessed and evaluated the effects of congregation-led health promotion initiatives at eight faith communities. After one year of the health promotion initiative, congregants (the majority of which were African American, female, and over 45 years old) reported the following: Significantly higher participation in physical activity at a gym Significantly lower lack of motivation for exercise Significantly fewer offerings of fried foods, baked goods, sweets, and sodas at church events Significantly fewer reports of high blood pressure diagnosis To illuminate these study results, Drs.… Read more