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

Physicians As Liaisons in Schools (PALS)

Schools in Greenville County need your help by serving on a School Wellness Committee in a new initiative in Greenville known as Physicians as Liaisons in Schools, PALS. PALS seeks to support a culture of school health matching a physician with a local school that is actively working to create a healthy environment for students and staff.… Read more

2016 LiveWell School Award Application Now Open

  LiveWell Greenville is excited to continue the LiveWell School Award to recognize schools who are creating an environment of healthy eating and active living. This LiveWell School Award application will give experienced schools a way to demonstrate their success and receive recognition, and it also will give schools who are just getting started a way to think about school health and identify goals for the school year.… Read more