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Lessons During COVID Spotlight Path Toward Greater Food Equity

April 19, 2021 – Eric Galatas, Public News Service (CO) Play Audio in Browser Window People experiencing food insecurity in Colorado increased from 9% before the pandemic to nearly 40% by December 2020. (Partnership for Healthier America) DENVER — After the coronavirus pandemic shut down restaurants and emptied grocery shelves, food experts said lessons learned …

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LiveWell Welcomes Three New Board Members

LiveWell Welcomes Three New Board Members Ken Feiler Ken was President and CEO of Rose Medical Center, an HCA and HealthONE affiliated hospital, for 21 years. His healthcare experience spans more than 35 years. He holds a master’s degree in Health Care Administration and a graduate degree in Psychology. Ken’s extensive experience in the continuum …

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LiveWell Hires Vice President of Strategy & Impact

LiveWell Colorado is pleased to announce the hiring of Chris Armijo as Vice President of Strategy & Impact. The position prioritizes the alignment of LiveWell’s programming, policy, and promotional strategies to address critical barriers to health equity as identified by data and community partners throughout Colorado. The position will build upon LiveWell’s existing efforts around …

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Wheat Ridge awarded LiveWell Colorado’s highest recognition for building a healthy community

The City of Wheat Ridge has achieved Elite Status in LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. November 30, 2017 — LiveWell Colorado is proud to award Elite Status to the City of Wheat Ridge for its commitment to building a healthy community. The city achieves this milestone recognition from LiveWell’s HEAL …

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Double Up Food Bucks | Community Food Advocates

New Program Enlists SNAP Recipients & Other Community Members in Increasing Access to Healthy Foods Individuals who participate in SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program) are now helping others gain access to healthy food. This is occurring through the Community Food Advocate program, which was launched as a pilot this past summer by LiveWell Colorado. The …

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Golden awarded LiveWell Colorado’s highest recognition for building a healthy community

The City of Golden has achieved Elite Status in LiveWell’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign   GOLDEN — October 16, 2017 — LiveWell Colorado is proud to award Elite Status to the City of Golden for its commitment to building a healthy community. The City achieves this milestone recognition from LiveWell’s HEAL Cities & Towns …

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U.S. Department of Agriculture Awards $16.8 Million to help SNAP Participants Purchase Healthy Food

Colorado Receives $450,000 through LiveWell’s Double Up Food Bucks program Help us reach even more Coloradans by contributing to Double Up Food Bucks The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced the award of $16.8 million in Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) grants nationwide to encourage SNAP recipients to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables. As …

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Carbondale Achieves Elite Status in LiveWell’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign

Carbondale Awarded LiveWell Colorado’s Highest Recognition for Building a Healthy Community LiveWell Colorado is proud to award Elite Status to the Town of Carbondale for its commitment to building a healthy community. The city achieves this milestone recognition from LiveWell’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign for advancing healthy eating and active living (HEAL) policies that …

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Windsor Commits to Building a Healthy Community

The Town of Windsor Joins LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign Editor’s note: This was originally released by the Town of Windsor. The Town of Windsor Town Board voted unanimously in favor of participating in the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Campaign on Monday, July 10. A partnership between the Colorado Municipal League, LiveWell Colorado and Kaiser Permanente, the HEAL Cities …

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Colorado Springs awarded LiveWell Colorado’s highest recognition for building a healthy community

The City of Colorado Springs has achieved Elite Status in LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign LiveWell Colorado is proud to award Elite Status to the City of Colorado Springs for its commitment to building a healthy community. The city achieves this milestone recognition from LiveWell’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign for advancing healthy …

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