Letter from LiveWell Colorado CEO Gabriel Guillaume on the Importance of Health Equity
Strengthening Healthy Food Access Throughout Colorado
Introducing Double Up Food Bucks Colorado, a new program led by LiveWell Colorado, which helps provide fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables for low income families across the state. If you’d like to learn more about this program, please visit doubleupcolorado.org
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By the Numbers
of communities in Colorado lack access to healthy food retail options.
1 of 2
Colorado adults is overweight or obese.
students have access to healthier school lunches, thanks to LiveWell’s School Food Initiative.
of the municipalities joining the HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign have poverty rates above the state average.
was invested by LiveWell Colorado in 2014 in 17 communities.
1 in 4
kids in Colorado is overweight or obese.
gut checks have been performed.
school districts have been served by LiveWell’s School Food Initiative.
For every dollar spent by employers in workplace wellness programs, there was an average savings of more than $3.
local public policies were revised or adopted by LiveWell Communities in 2014.