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LiveWell Colorado Springs Project Receives BUILD Health Grant

Our partners in Colorado Springs recently received a $75,000 grant from the BUILD Health Challenge, a national awards program. The grant recipient is Project ACCESS, a collaboration between LiveWell Colorado Springs, YMCA of Pikes Peak Region, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services,... Read More

LiveWell Welcomes Two New Board Members

We are thrilled to share the exciting news of two new additions to LiveWell Colorado’s board of directors: Jim García and Barbara Grogan. Both García and Grogan are prominent members of the community who will bring a unique and valuable... Read More

LiveWell Colorado: Looking Toward the Future

We have exciting news to share. In our first five years, LiveWell Colorado worked with partners across the state to make significant strides toward obesity prevention. Collectively, we increased awareness of the issue of obesity, mobilized champions and started a... Read More

Mayor Michael B. Hancock Receives 2014 LiveWell Colorado Wellness Champion Award

LiveWell Colorado is pleased to announce the new Colorado Wellness Champion Award, established to celebrate an individual who understands the long-term implications of obesity in our state and has taken an active role to create sustainable change in his or... Read More

Youth Driven Healthy Recreation Centers Collective Reaches Its Halfway Mark

Much of what influences an individual’s health happens in their community. Safety, access to healthy foods, space for physical activity and social support—from family and friends—all contribute to our health. Even so, many children are growing up in communities with... Read More

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month Spotlights Potential For Action in Colorado

Governor John Hickenlooper has proclaimed September to be National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and the Colorado Health Foundation and LiveWell Colorado have joined efforts to bring awareness to and solutions for the issue in Colorado. These organizations work together to connect... Read More

Our Next Steps for Building a Movement Behind Obesity

LiveWell Colorado (LWC) is currently immersed in an exciting and challenging transition period. Originally formed in 2009, the organization was charged with leading a convergence effort in Colorado to reduce obesity through healthy eating and active living lifestyles. The term... Read More

Welcome to LiveWell Colorado’s Blog

Welcome to LiveWell Colorado’s new blog, which we hope will engage, inform and excite you about the fight against obesity we’re leading in Colorado. As you know, obesity is a complicated issue.  Reversing our nation’s growing obesity rates is not... Read More