Talking to Children After a School Shooting

March 30, 2023 | General News

As the news of yet another school shooting fills the media cycle, we can’t say “the unthinkable” happened because it’s happening often enough for us not to be surprised anymore. As different narratives develop around the “why,” the “how,” and what actions need to be taken to prevent such events, it’s important to also keep…


Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr’s Legacy: How We Honor His Dream

January 13, 2023 | General News

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'" Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said this to his audience in Montgomery, Alabama in 1957. Like many of his most memorable quotes, King’s words are just as significant today as they were 60 years ago. His words not only opened the nation’s…


2021 Annual Report Released

February 9, 2022 | General News

2021 was a year of obstacles and overcoming, trials and triumphs, of grace and growth. With many students learning virtually in the winter and spring of 2021, we continued to provide children with access to care from both home and school as districts navigated pandemic protocols. In the summer, we had four AmeriCorps members that…


We are hiring! Bilingual Student Services Coordinator

January 18, 2022 | General News

This Student Services Coordinator position will be exclusively focused to serve the students in Lexington School District Two, where 78% of students Healthy Learners service are Hispanic.  The Student Services Coordinator will assist the Midlands Community Manager with programmatic and administrative responsibilities and serve as a link between the student client, health care providers, parents, school…


Healthy Learners Delivers Thousands of Summer Meals

August 16, 2021 | General News

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Healthy Learners has been using the tagline, “Love is in our Mission.” We say this because the word “love” is quite literally written into our mission statement and because our love for children and the communities we serve is at the core of what we do. We let this principle guide…


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 | General News | 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…


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.…


Healthy Learners Names New Executive Director

September 24, 2019 | General News | 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 | General News | 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…