LiveWell Recognizes 26 Greenville County Schools

We are thrilled to recognize 26 Greenville County Schools in partnership with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation Healthy Schools Program. During the 2017/2018 School Year, the PE Teacher, or Health and Wellness Chair, completed the Healthy Schools Program evidence-based online assessment, developed an action plan, set goals and worked to meet those goals.… Read more

GHS Bike Trailer Program is LiveWell!

Greenville Health System’s Bike Skills Trailer Program was initiated 8 years ago with seed funding from LiveWell Greenville through a federal grant. A bike trailer outfitted with over 30 bikes, helmets and appropriate gear goes to Greenville County elementary schools for students to learn bike safety in action!… Read more

Parents for Healthy Kids Funding Opportunity

Despite wanting to do what’s best for students’ health, many schools lack the necessary resources to implement health and wellness practices that help students eat better and stay physically active. School Grants for Healthy Kids can help your school achieve its goal to make every kid healthy, active and ready to learn.… Read more

Advocacy Alert

Please contact your elected official to communicate your support of physical education AND physical activity in school. Why? The goal of physical education is to develop physically literate individuals who have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of physical activity.… Read more

USDA School Standards – We Need YOUR Help!

As of late November, the USDA has announced plans to weaken school nutrition standards aimed at reducing sodium and increasing whole grains. Numerous schools have made incredible progress on these areas while serving nutritious meals students enjoy. As a supporter of these positive changes, I wanted to let you know of a way to share success and have your voice heard on this matter!… Read more

Healthy Schools

Alliance for a Healthier Generation Healthy Schools Program Manager, Beth Barry, trained 18 PE teachers on the first few steps of applying for the Healthy Schools award.   LiveWell is excited to partner and transition its local award to a nationally recognized and more sustainable award process with Alliance for a Healthier Generation. … Read more

Guess who has been recognized as a School Lunch Hero?

Greenville County Schools Food and Nutrition Services Director Joe Urban has been recognized for his leadership and innovation in making healthy, delicious lunch options available for 76,000 Greenville County School students every day.  Read more about the this innovative lunch program here.… Read more

2017 Euphoria Coming Soon!

Calling all aspiring chefs! Euphoria’s 3rd Annual Healthy Lunchtime Throwdown is a kids’ cooking competition to all Greenville County Schools students between ages 8-17 (or rising seniors). Students are invited to submit original, healthy, affordable and delicious recipes online through July 15th 2017.… 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

2016 Healthy School Award Winners

LiveWell Greenville, in a partnership with Safe Kids Upstate, recently hosted its Annual Safe and Healthy School Celebration to recognize Greenville County schools taking strides to create and maintain an environment where the healthy choice is the easy choice.  This event was made possible through the generous support of Piedmont Health Foundation and The Greenville News. … Read more