Live Healthy Appalachia

livehealthykids_01Formed in 2010, Live Healthy Appalachia (LHA) is an Athens, Ohio-based nonprofit organization which aims to promote health and wellbeing in our Appalachian region. Since our inception, over 7000 individuals in the region have taken part in LHA programs promoting health and wellness. Our programs include Live Healthy Kids (LHK), which serves second and third grades in Athens and Washington Counties; The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP), which is offered in Athens County to adults; professional development opportunities including the Appalachian Health Summit and worksite wellness activities which target professionals in Southeast Ohio; and volunteer-driven community health projects, such as Shop Healthy Appalachia, Cooking Coaches, and My First 5K which take place in Athens and Hocking Counties.

Our Mission:

Promoting healthy eating and active living through community partnerships and educational opportunities.

Our Vision:

Empowered people making healthy choices.