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Every Child Deserves Nourishing Food | Support the School Food Initiative today

Every Child Deserves Nourishing Food | Support the School Food Initiative today Did you know that around 20% of children face food insecurity in Colorado? It’s hard to imagine in such a bountiful state, but the harsh reality is nearly... Read More

Everyone Deserves Access to Healthy Food | Support Double Up Food Bucks today

Everyone Deserves Access to Healthy Food | Support Double Up Food Bucks today Did you know that at least 13.6% of Colorado families face food insecurity? It’s hard to imagine in such a bountiful state, but the harsh reality is nearly... Read More

A Primer on “Lunch Shaming” in Colorado Schools

A Primer on “Lunch Shaming” in Colorado Schools Recently throughout the country an archaic policy has entered the forefront of the education and food systems lexicon riding a wave of concern and anger. This policy goes by the name of... Read More

A Statement on the Proposed Ending of DACA

LiveWell Colorado Stands with Dreamers In the definition of the American Dream, crafted by James Truslow Adams in 1931, “life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.” But right now, despite their abilities... Read More

Meet “Gangsta Gardener” Ron Finley, LiveWell’s 2017 Engage in the Change Keynote Speaker

Join us October 10 for an inspiring luncheon featuring one of L.A.’s most widely known food justice activists Armed with a shovel, some soil and seeds, Ron Finley has come to be known as the “Gangsta Gardener” and his unexpected... Read More

LiveWell’s Double Up Food Bucks Program Launches at Denver Corner Stores

LiveWell’s Double Up Food Bucks Program Launches at Denver Corner Stores A Unique Partnership is Addressing Food Insecurity in the Denver Metro Area When you walk through the door of Family Asia Market on East Colfax in Denver, one of... Read More

Q&A with Angelle Fouther

LiveWell’s Director of Communications on equity, community, & work that makes a difference Angelle Fouther joined LiveWell Colorado as director of communications earlier this year. In this role, Angelle leads communications strategies to engage LiveWell’s audiences and partners and advance its... Read More

Double Up Food Bucks Colorado Expands in Year Two

LiveWell’s Healthy Food Access Program Reaches More Low-income Families, Supports Local Farmers & Economy Editor’s note: For more information about Double Up Food Bucks Colorado—including how it works, how to get involved,  free marketing materials to help spread the word, and... Read More

LiveWell’s 2016 Annual Report: Partnering to Create a Pathway to Healthy Living

Dear Partners, I am pleased to share LiveWell Colorado’s 2016 Annual Report with you all. The stories in this report represent but a snapshot of the many ways LiveWell partnered with organizations and individuals throughout the state in 2016. Our... Read More

Finding Sustainable, Equitable Funding for Mobility Infrastructure Critical for Colorado

Addressing the growing gap between Colorado’s transportation funding and its transportation needs By Julie George, Director of Policy for LiveWell Colorado Editors Note: This article originally appeared in the “New & Next” section of Confluence – Denver How will Colorado... Read More