Partner Engagement

 

LiveWell Greenville is committed to engaging members of our community in helping to make the healthy choice the easy choice. The Partner Engagement committee promotes development of plans that support neighborhoods across the county that provide access to physical activity and healthy food to foster healthy living through:

  •  Advocacy agenda, in collaboration with Eat Smart Move More SC, that includes support for:
    • Complete Streets Policies
    • Continued support of the SNAP program and incentives (like Healthy Bucks)
    • Support for Early Childhood and Out-of-School-Time settings that are health promoting.
  • Coordinated support of the workgroups through communications channels, annual meetings, the Wellies Celebration, and video newsletter.
  • Active engagement of local grassroots and grass tops leaders, elected officials and key partners to implement LiveWell Greenville’s Community Action Plan

For more information or to become involved, please contact Sally Wills at swills@livewellgreenville.org.

community members meeting

LiveWell Greenville provides local residents with resources to help them make healthy transportation and recreation choices.

 

LiveWell Greenville brings together local transit agencies and community partners to provide healthy and active means of transportation and recreation.

Key Partners

Bike Walk Greenville
City of Greenville
City of Greer
City of Mauldin
City of Simpsonville
City of Travelers Rest
Greenville County
Upstate Forever

Around Town Workgroup

Members of the Around Town workgroup include transit agencies and community representatives who are committed to fulfilling the goals of the Around Town Community Action Plan. The LWG Around Town Specialist and Evaluation Specialist are available to provide facilitation and technical assistance that measures the overall impact on the community. The Around Town workgroup only meets as needed based on community growth and transportation needs.

LiveWell Greenville places an emphasis on evaluation all community-based projects with the goal of developing and implementing best practices in each of our community settings. To learn more about our collaborative, multi-university evaluation team that engages researchers from multiple Social and Behavioral Health disciplines and please click here.

 

LiveWell Greenville facilitates and supports local efforts to promote healthy eating and active living through after school care and summer programs.

Key Partners

Building Opportunities in Out of School Time (BOOST)
Child Care Resource & Referral System
City of Greenville
City of Greer
Clemson University
Communities in Schools
Furman University
Greenville County Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Greenville County School District
Greenville Family Partnership
Greenville Health System
First Steps
Safe Kids
Project Host
United Way of Greenville County
YMCA of Greenville

Out of School Workgroup

Members of the Out of School workgroup include community representatives with expertise in this area who are committed to fulfilling the goals of the Out of School Community Action Plan. The LWG Out of School Specialist and Evaluation Specialist are available to provide facilitation and technical assistance that measures the overall impact on the community.

Best Practice Guidelines

The Out of School workgroup offers guidelines for best practices that support healthy eating and active living through various resources available and technical support provided by the Out of School Specialist and Evaluation Specialist.

Health & Wellness Events

The Out of School workgroup offers collaborative resources for health and wellness events held by after school and summer program providers.

LiveWell Greenville places an emphasis on evaluation all community-based projects with the goal of developing and implementing best practices in each of our community settings. To learn more about our collaborative, multi-university evaluation team that engages researchers from multiple Social and Behavioral Health disciplines and please click here.

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