Community Matters

The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department can assist you with a variety of services including WIC, breastfeeding, family planning, children and adolescent health, many adult services, health education, and much, much more. Listen to our Community Matters interview with Beth Qualls:  [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Beth-Qualls-HANDS-Boyd-Health-Dept-9-16-2021.mp3"][/audio] Ashland-Boyd County Health Department 2924 Holt Street, Ashland, KY   41101 Clinic: 606-324-7181 Administration: 606-329-9444 Environmental: 606-324-7141 Website: https://abchdkentucky.com ...

Field of Hope "Whether you are just beginning your journey or have been clean and sober for over 30 days and need a safe place to continue your recovery, Field of Hope can help meet your goals by meeting you where you are." Field of Hope is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization registered with the state of Ohio and the Federal Government.  Listen to our Community Matters Interview with CEO Kevin Dennis: [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Kevin-Dennis-Field-of-Hope-8-30-2021.mp3"][/audio]   Located:     11821 State Route 160, Vinton, OH 45686 Phone:       740.245.3051 Find out more at [email protected]

Backpack Buddies Changing the lives of children one weekend at a time.    Backpack Buddies is an organization dedicated to reducing the effects of childhood hunger by providing nutritious, easy-to-prepare food over the weekend to children residing in food-insecure homes in Lawrence County, Ohio. Backpack Buddies serves children and families in Lawrence County, Ohio through our Backpack Program and Emergency Food program. Children struggling with hunger come from families who are struggling too.   Listen to our Community Matters Interview with Jodie Hunt:   [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Jodie-Hunt-Backpack-Buddies-8-26-2021.mp3"][/audio] To learn more about Backpack Buddies, visit their website. Jodie Hunt, Program Coordinator Backpack Buddies PO Box 522, Ironton, Ohio 45638 740.534.3550  ...

Join Tri-State Bible College for their Appalachian Ministry Conference on Thursday, September 23rd, 2021! The Keynote speaker is author and professor Dr. Tom Cheyney. Early Bird and Pastors' Registration is open: https://buff.ly/2UQHkZV. Conference Theme: Fulfilling Your Ministry in a Post-Covid Appalachia Listen to our Community Matters Interview with President Rex Howe and Matt Chamblin:   [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/TSBC-8-13-2021.mp3"][/audio]   To learn more about Tri-State Bible College and the Appalachian Ministry Conference, check out their website https://www.tsbc.edu. You can also listen to their Podcast, Level Paths, on Apple and Google. ...

The Hillcrest Bruce Mission is an outreach of the United Methodist Church serving the Pollard Community of Ashland KY. They are adding some great new programs including Food Delivery to Senior Citizens, Women's AA Group, Prayer & Mediation Group, Kids Karate, and more. Listen to our Community Matters interview with Executive Director, Mike Maynard: [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Mike-Maynard-HBM-8-6-2021.mp3"][/audio] To find out more about Hillcrest Bruce Mission, the services they provide, and the ways you can get involved, go to their webpage. To listen to our previous Community Matters interview with Director Mike Maynard, click here.   ____________________________________________________ [gravityform id="28" title="true" description="true"]...

FaithHealth Appalachia Alternative & Holistic Health Service Mission: To be a conduit of transformation that connects community resources, hospitals, faith communities, health care facilitates, and social service programs based on truth, care, and education to improve the total wellness of Huntington. Listen to our Community Matters Interview with Executive Director, Rory Chapman:   [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Rory-Chapman-Faith-Health-Appalachia-7-22-2021.mp3"][/audio] For more information, visit their Facebook page or email them at [email protected] For information on the Save a Life Campaign (naloxone education and distribution program) go to savealifewv.org   ...

Wait No More by Focus on the Family Foster. Adopt. Support. ­­­ Did you know there are thousands of children in Kentucky in need of help? Learn about foster care and adoption, and practical ways you can support foster and adoptive families. Engage with experts who will answer your questions, and discover your role in God’s plan. Whether you are considering fostering a child, adopting, or supporting a family who does, attending one of these events will help you explore the vital part you can play in your community and for His kingdom.   Listen to our Community Matters Interview with Dr. Sharen Ford from Focus on the Family:  [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/OCA-Focus-on-the-Family-7-15-2021.mp3"][/audio]   To learn more or register for an event, visit their website at https://www.waitnomore.org/ky/...

ReBUILD Huntington "Sometimes, you have to give people the help where they are and not wait till they get to where you think they should be." Our goal at ReBUILD is to build relationships with the people in the neighborhood. Through that relationship, we can tell them about the love that Jesus has for them! NO MATTER WHAT! Our mission statement is simple "Love Like Jesus." We do this by hosting neighborhood events like cookouts, movie nights, Thanksgiving dinners, etc. In doing these, we hope to become friends with our neighbors and live in community with them. ReBUILD...

River Cities Community Church started a new ministry called Kids Helping Kids. One project this new ministry is working on is a Community Garden. Like all the Kids Helping Kids projects, the gifts of food will include a gospel component such as tracts and invitations to our worship services and special events.              The kids will help plant, cultivate, and harvest a variety of vegetables. Brief lessons will be taught from God's Word that relates to planting, sowing, watering, and the harvest to make physical connections to spiritual truths. Listen to our Community Matters Interview with Ronda Shockley: [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/River-Cities-Community-Church-7-2-2021.mp3"][/audio]   To find out more about the garden project, visit their webpage.  ...

What is The Neighborhood? The Neighborhood's aim is to provide a safe, secure, clean, and convenient one-stop center for those in need of assistance in the northeastern Kentucky region. Part of the mission’s goal is to increase employability and reduce the risk of homelessness for families in the region. With multiple nonprofits located together in a common location, The Neighborhood can facilitate access to services and help meet the needs of families served. The Neighborhood routinely serves hundreds of people daily.   Listen to our Community Matters interview with Director Todd Young: [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Todd-Young-The-Neighborhood-6-11-2021.mp3"][/audio] For more information, check out their Facebook page or visit their website.    The Neighborhood 2516 Carter Ave. Ashland, KY 41101 Phone: (606) 327-5677 ...

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