Now Hiring: Midlands Community Manager

June 30, 2021 | General News

Healthy Learners is hiring for a Community Manager for the Midlands region. The Community Manager provides oversight and management of the local Healthy Learners program.  The Community Manager will increase community engagement of Healthy Learners through improved public relations, cultivating relationships with various stakeholders to increase and expand local program impact. The Community Manager acts as…


Tennia Walker joins Healthy Learners as AmeriCorps Program Coordinator

May 28, 2021 | Press Releases

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Healthy Learners has named Tennia Walker as the AmeriCorps program coordinator. Healthy Learners is a faith-based non-profit that works collaboratively with communities, schools, healthcare providers and families to remove health barriers to learning through screening, referral and access to medical services. In her role as AmeriCorps program coordinator, Walker provides program…


Brad Martin Joins Healthy Learners as Director of Development and Marketing

April 12, 2021 | Press Releases

BRAD MARTIN JOINS HEALTHY LEARNERS AS DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Healthy Learners, a faith-based non-profit that provides students with access to essential medical, dental and vision care so that they have the opportunity to reach their full potential, has named Brad Martin as director of development and marketing. In this…



March 11, 2021 | Press Releases

PRESS RELEASE COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Healthy Learners, a faith-based non-profit that connects school-aged children to health care providers to help remove barriers to school success, announces two new members to the Healthy Learners Board of Trustees. They are: Jocelyn A. Clarkson and Dillon Chewning. “As we guide Healthy Learners into the future, it is…


2020 Annual Report Released

February 12, 2021 | General News

We are happy to share with you the 2020 Healthy Learners Annual Report.  As we look back on last year, it is easy to focus on all that was negative. Yet through the challenges there were definitely bright spots. For Healthy Learners these bright spots were plentiful! We saw communities coming together to care for…


Aimee Clark Joins Healthy Learners As Community Manager for Upstate Region

January 28, 2021 | Press Releases

          Healthy Learners has named Aimee Clark as community manager for its Healthy Learners Upstate program, which currently covers students in Greenwood County. Healthy Learners is devoted to removing children’s Health Barriers to Learning with love and compassion. As community manager, Clark provides oversight and management of the Healthy Learners Upstate…


Staff celebrate 15 years of service

January 4, 2021 | Awards

Please join us in celebrating the following five Healthy Learners staff for reaching their 15 year milestone with our organization! Alice Balentine (Greenwood) Elaine Copeland (Greenwood) Delia Newell (Dillon) Shelley Thomas (Allendale) Gwendolyn Walker (Allendale)


Greenwood Women Care Awards $74,000 to Nonprofits

December 9, 2020 | Press Releases

Ten area nonprofits were awarded grants totaling $74,000 in late October. The grants were awarded by Greenwood Women Care (GWC), an initiative of the Greenwood County Community Foundation. This is very exciting news for an organization who has granted over $121,000 in 18 grants Greenwood County nonprofits in just two, short years. GWC Members are…


21st Annual Healthy Learners Champions for Children Golf Tournament in Memory of George Younginer Tees Off November 2

October 20, 2020 | Press Releases

21ST ANNUAL HEALTHY LEARNERS CHAMPIONS FOR CHILDREN GOLF TOURNAMENT IN MEMORY OF GEORGE YOUNGINER TEES OFF NOVEMBER 2 Scott and Jaimee O’Neal to receive 2020 Champions for Children Award at tournament COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Healthy Learners is holding its 21st annual Healthy Learners Champions for Children Golf Tournament in Memory of George Younginer on…


Virtual spelling bee raises funds for Healthy Learners

October 1, 2020 | Events

It didn’t take the business sense of an e-n-t-r-e-p-r-e-n-e-u-r for the staff at Healthy Learners to realize they had to reinvent their biggest fundraiser – a spelling bee. Healthy Learners is a local nonprofit dedicated to removing health barriers to learning. They work with school nurses, who identify health issues, contact with parents and connect…


Healthy Learners Launches New Website

September 1, 2020 | Press Releases

Healthy Learners launched its new website on September 1, 2020 The newly redesigned website features Healthy Learners’ new branding and tagline Love Is In Our Mission. The website can be viewed on desktop, tablets and all mobile devices at The new branding, tagline and website are part of the organization’s new strategic direction focusing…


Amanda Metzger Joins Healthy Learners as the New Director of Community Engagement

January 1, 2020 | General News

Healthy Learners has named Amanda Metzger as director of community engagement for the organization. In this role, Metzger is responsible for increasing community involvement of existing counties served by Healthy Learners and those targeted for program expansion, enhancing public visibility, expanding community and statewide collaborations, and cultivating relationships with current and prospective funders and contributors.…


Tom Keith Selected as the Recipient of the 2019 Healthy Learners Champion for Children Award

October 8, 2019 | Events

Healthy Learners announced Tom Keith as the recipient of the 2019 Healthy Learners Champion for Children Award. The Healthy Learners Champion for Children Award recognizes and honors an individual who has served as an advocate for children and brought attention to the needs of underserved children in the community through volunteer time, financial support and…


Healthy Learners Names New Executive Director

September 24, 2019 | Press Releases

Amy Splittgerber joins non-profit that connects children to health care The Healthy Learners Board of Trustees has selected Amy Splittgerber as the new executive director of the organization, which is a faith-based non-profit that connects school-aged children to health care providers to help remove barriers to school success. Splittgerber has more than 20 years of…


Melanie Alphin Joins Healthy Learners

August 21, 2019 | Press Releases

Just in time for back-to-school!  Melanie Alphin joins Healthy Learners as the Midlands Program Manager. Healthy Learners is pleased to announce its recent hire of Melanie Alphin, who joins the Healthy Learners team as a Program Manager for Healthy Learners Midlands. Within this role, Alphin will provide oversight and management of the Healthy Learners Midlands…


Making a Difference: The Stories of Three Healthier, Happier Students and Families

May 31, 2019 | General News


Healthy Learners announces Joanne Bamberg-Jackson as new Director of Operations

April 12, 2019 | Press Releases

Healthy Learners, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, is proud to announce that Joanne Bamberg-Jackson has been named Director of Operations. In this role, Bamberg-Jackson will lead human resources for the corporate office and other offices throughout the state. She also will oversee all procurement needs and manage budgets and cost projections…


Making a Difference: Sharing a Couple of Our Many Success Stories

December 18, 2018 | Press Releases