A Culture of Health Starts Here

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to recognize and respond to signs of mental health distress. It’s an experience that we recommend for all Lancaster County residents!

Visit http://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/ and click “Find a Course” to sign up for a class.

Tis the season to think about Community Supported Agriculture(CSA)

Visit our Workplace CSA page to learn more and download our provider list.

Congratulations to the Well Workplace Award winners!

Click here for full list of 2016 winners.

Lighten Up Lancaster is proud to be a partner for place with the Lancaster County Planning Commission. Join us as we advocate for health in the new county comprehensive plan, places2040.

Take the urban communities survey and share how you would make Lancaster even better.

Bring healthy food to your meetings and events.

Click here to download the Menu Makeover flyer.

Join Lighten Up and Karma Yoga for a special series of free yoga classes for beginners, focusing on body movement and modifications for men and women who are overweight and obese.

August - September 2016.

Click here to view the class flyer for more details.

Get Involved

Ways to get involved:

Events & Meetings

10/20/2016 - All-Coalition Meeting
This quarterly meeting gathers all LULC members for updates and annoucements. More details »
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Healthy Recipes


In the News


Local News

From the Horse-Shoe Trail in northern Lancaster County to the Conestoga Trail along the Susquehanna, the county has dozens of bike trails and routes.
Couple's edible sidewalk plantings have a larger goal
In 2015, City of Reading made a formal commitment to safer streets that work for everyone by passing a Complete Streets policy.

National News

Teenagers from Jacksonville, Florida are leading a nationwide charge to end childhood obesity; all with help from the United States Surgeon General.
Initiative -Bringing 50 New Soccer Fields To Underserved Neighborhoods
Eating too much saturated or trans fat can increase your risk of dying.

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Lighten Up Lancaster County Coalition is a group of concerned individuals, organizations and employers, in partnership with Lancaster General Health, who want to increase the number of children and adults in Lancaster County who are at a healthy weight.

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