LiveWell Greenville Hosts Early Childhood Conference!

On Saturday, February 10th, 99 early childhood teachers attended a conference to learn from national and local experts on research-based best practices on how to implement nutrition and physical activity into classroom curriculum.  Attendees were active at the conference, hopping out of their seats to move around in a fun, practical way. … 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

We are ALL LiveWell Greenville

LiveWell Greenville champions healthy eating and active living through convening community partners to impact policy, systems, and environmental changes.  Coalition partner Mill Village Farms implemented an environmental change by bringing fresh produce to both food deserts and corporate work sites, increasing access to healthy foods in neighborhoods and workplaces. … Read more

Out of School Time Networking

Register today  and join LiveWell Out of School Time partners for a Networking Session on Tuesday, December 5th from 10:00am-11:30am at Sears Shelter (120 East Park Avenue).  Topics will include discuss goal setting and action planning while using the Alliance for a Healthier Generations tools and Resources.… Read more

Healthy Workplace Award

  In partnership with the South Carolina Hospital Association, LiveWell Greenville is pleased to recognize 16 worksites as Healthy Workplaces.  These businesses prioritize health and wellness for their employees.  Congratulations to Align Life, Eastern Industrial Supplies (7 sites), City of Greenville, City of Greer, Greenville County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department, Michelin, Pelham Medical Center, Rosenfeld Einstein and The Blood Connection.… Read more

LiveWell Early Childhood Pilot

Ten early childhood care providers are participating in a pilot with LiveWell Greenville to incorporate healthier options for preschool aged children.  Many of the providers are successfully implementing their own identified goals, making simple changes with a BIG impact.  Changes include: rescheduling the day to include 120 minutes of physical activity a day, connecting with local vendors to offer healthy snacks and lunches, offering water in child decorated water bottles, removed unhealthy toys from play areas. … Read more

National Childhood Obesity Month

LiveWell is wrapping up our PICH Grant with perfect timing:during National Childhood Obesity Month. With over 40% of our youth either obese or overweight, our work focuses on making Greenville County the healthiest county in the U.S, and the Partnerships to Improve Community Health (PICH) Grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has provided us with the opportunity to pursue that goal over the past three years.… Read more

Hurricane Irma – How You Can Help the Upstate

Hurricane Irma brought in a good amount of water and wind to the Upstate this weekend. This means a lot of litter in our rivers and many disturbed or down trees. There are many ways to help, and here are a few options directly affecting local rivers and trees coming up next week.… Read more

Amazon Business – The Healthier Generation Store

LiveWell Greenville’s partnership with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation has been an exciting one. Partnering with them and including the National Afterschool Association (NAA) Standards for Healthy Eating and Physical Activity, makes choosing healthier options for after school sites that much easier.… Read more

Race 13.1 in Greenville: Save 10% by using LIVEWELL131

LiveWell Greenville Becomes Official Charity Partner of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Race 13.1 Greenville Half Marathon, 10k and 5k The inaugural BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Race 13.1 Greenville half marathon, 10k and 5k event on September 9, 2017 is proud to announce LiveWell Greenville as the Official Charity Partner for the event!… Read more