Wholespire Richland County was awarded funds to support a local project from the Wholespire Healthy Eating and Active Living Mini-Grant. The chapter decided to focus on rural communities in Richland County. In partnership with Palmetto Conservation, it was our goal to...
Inspiring Wellness in Richland County
What We Do
Wholespire Richland County helps improve the quality of life of everyone through community-based projects that address widespread issues like food insecurity and safe places to play.
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Do you think it’s important for all communities to have the same opportunities to lead healthy lives? Become a member of our chapter and help increase access to healthy choices.
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Are you wondering where your nearest farmer’s market is located? What about a park, trail, or playground? Richland County has many healthy options to help you lead a healthier life.
Long-time school health advocate ends 40-year career
For more than 40 years, Beth Barry has played a role in the shaping of South Carolina school districts’ health and wellness initiatives, as well as in the growth of Wholespire, formerly Eat Smart Move More South Carolina, and many other state and community coalitions....
Columbia youth lead healthy changes at Pine Grove AME Church
A youth group at Pine Grove AME Church are trying to do something about the health of their community by implementing health policies and educating the congregation on the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. Through a partnership between Eat Smart Move More...
National Action Network Chapter Focuses on 29203 Community in Columbia
In Columbia, the zip code 29203 is well-known for health disparities and inequities of all kinds. That’s why many public health and health care organizations often focus their community health improvement efforts on this community. The National Action Network (NAN) of...