In Greenville County and it is now estimated that food insecurity affects almost one in five children. Local backpack food programs are one way to provide needed food to children who would otherwise not have adequate access to food during the weekends or school breaks. A backpack food program requires the cooperation and support of the entire community.
To be eligible for these mini-grants emergency food providers (e.g. food pantries, faith organizations, childcare programs, soup kitchens) must complete an online pre-approval application by 11:59pm December 4, 2020
LiveWell's Food Security Coalition completes their 2020 Greenville Food System Assessment to help inform the community food access and security needs.
On Thursday, September 19 at the Bon Secours St. Francis Wellness Arena, LiveWell Greenville hosted second annual Wellies! Close to 300 people celebrated 82 partners for adopting 1,415 healthy eating and active living policies, systems and environments impacting approximately 53,400 individuals.
Celebrate making Greenville County one of the healthiest communities to live, learn, work, play and pray. Register today to attend The Wellies: LiveWell's Second Annual Recognition Event on Thursday, September 19 from 10:30am- 12:30pm at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. This year, we invite the entire coalition and the public to recognize LiveWell Coalition Partners making the healthy choice the easy choice.
Know anyone who participates in SNAP? Uses sidewalks or the Swamp Rabbit Trail? Attends a summer camp? Register to participate and learn ways to advocate for healthy eating and active living (HEAL) on a local and state level. Many of LiveWell's coalition partners implement, utilize, and/or connect multiple services that increase access to healthy eating and active living for Greenville residents of ALL ages.
The Spartanburg County Food System Assessment and Plan has been funded by the USDA to investigate the needs of the Upstate Food System. LiveWell Greenville is proud to one of many partners across the Upstate, including Spartanburg, Greenville and Anderson Counties, diving into the needs of our community...
Learn more about health and nutrition at the last Greenville County Food Policy Council Listening Session this spring. Anyone is welcome: eaters, advocates, processors, growers, aggregators, distributors, and restaurants. The council will talk about what parts of our food system work, what parts do not, and what we might do to fill the gaps.