Who We Are

Eat Smart, Move More York County is a collaborative, community-based coalition comprised of members striving to reduce the number of  overweight and obese residents in York County, South Carolina.

The mission of Eat Smart, Move More York County is to lead a unified movement to make the healthy choice the easy choice in York County.

The vision of Eat Smart, Move More York County is to have a York County in which healthy eating and active living are essential to the everyday culture in which we live, work, learn, pray and play.

Core Values

  • Leadership – We lead York County in obesity and chronic disease prevention efforts.
  • Collaboration/Partnership – As a York County coalition, we work with diverse partners and connect people to resources, community organizations and opportunities.
  • Sustainability – We prioritize policy, systems and environmental change (PSE) initiatives to support long-term sustainability in York County.
  • Health Equity – We believe that equitable access to healthy eating and active living options is imperative throughout York County neighborhoods and communities.
  • Adaptibility – We customize our initiatives to meet different York County community needs ranging from rapid development to slow growth.

For more detail, see:  ESMMYC_Who We Are_2018
And see our strategic framework at: ESMMYC Strategic Framework_073018

Eat Smart Move More York County (ESMMYC) is the local coalition of Eat Smart Move More South Carolina (ESMMSC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that works with community partners to create healthy eating and active living options where we live, learn, work, pray and play. The focus of ESMMSC’s work is advocacy, community action, youth engagement, and consumer awareness.