Community Matters Tag

Heritage Farm in Huntington, WV, is committed to preserving the history of Appalachia in fun, interactive ways. They have a growing wildlife conservation program, including many rescued animals that are rehabilitating from illness or injury, and they seek to educate the public with the use of their Animal Ambassador program. Listen to our Community Matters Interview with Wildlife Education Director Rebekah Perry Franks: [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Rebekah-Perry-Franks-Heritage-Farm-6-3-2022.mp3"][/audio] To learn more about Heritage Farm, check out their website: HeritageFarmMuseum.com....

Hillcrest-Bruce Mission is an outreach of the United Methodist Church in Ashland KY. They offer a wide range of services to meet people's physical, educational, vocational, and spiritual needs. Listen to our Community Matters interview with Executive Director, Mike Maynard: [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Mike-Maynard-HBM-5-26-2022.mp3"][/audio] Assistance they offer: Food Housing, Daycare Clothing, Hygiene, Acquiring Glasses and Dentures Transportation Classes on Financial Planning, Cooking, and Other Independent Living Skills "Adopt a Child/Senior" Christmas Program AND MORE To find out more about Hillcrest-Bruce Mission and ways you can get involved, go to their webpage.   ____________________________________________________ [gravityform id="28" title="true" description="true"]...

Two Hearts Pregnancy Care Centers offers hope and help to women and families facing unplanned pregnancies. They have two locations, in Ashland, KY, and in Coal Grove, OH. Listen to our Community Matters Interview with Executive Director Sandy Bellomy: [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Sandy-Bellomy-Two-Hearts-PCC-4-14-2022.mp3"][/audio] To learn more about Two Hearts Pregnancy Care Centers, check out their website: http://twoheartspcc.org....

Hillcrest-Bruce Mission is an outreach of the United Methodist Church in Ashland KY. They offer a wide range of services to meet people's physical, educational, vocational, and spiritual needs. Listen to our Community Matters interview with Executive Director, Mike Maynard: [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Mike-Maynard-HBM-3-4-2022.mp3"][/audio] Assistance they offer: Food Housing, Daycare Clothing, Hygiene, Acquiring Glasses and Dentures Transportation Classes on Financial Planning, Cooking, and Other Independent Living Skills "Adopt a Child/Senior" Christmas Program AND MORE To find out more about Hillcrest-Bruce Mission and ways you can get involved, go to their webpage.   ____________________________________________________ [gravityform id="28" title="true" description="true"]...

Habitat for Humanity of the Tri-State is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian ministry, whose mission is to partner with qualified families in need, and provide them the opportunity for safe, decent, affordable housing. They serve counties in West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio. Listen to our Community Matters interview with Executive Director David Michael: [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/David-Michael-Habitat-for-Humanity-2-25-2022.mp3"][/audio] To find out more about Habitat for Humanity of the Tri-State and the services they provide, visit their webpage.   ____________________________________________________ [gravityform id="28" title="true" description="true"]...

Catlettsburg Harvest Church of God in Catlettsburg, KY, hosts a variety of food-related ministries, doing what they can to serve those who are less fortunate in the community. Ministries include: Soup Kitchen ministry on Mondays Feeding the homeless on Fridays Monthly food pantry Providing snacks to families at hospitals and doctor offices and more...

Lily's Place is a Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Center located in Huntington, WV. "With the epidemic of drug addiction in our nation exploding, we serve the tiniest victims of substance abuse, newborn babies. Lily's Place eases drug-exposed babies from their mother's drugs and gives them the best possible care available." Their mission is to provide medical care to infants suffering from Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and offer non-judgmental support, education and counseling services to families and caregivers and our community. Listen to our Community Matters interview with Director of Development, Jennifer Chapman: [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Jennifer-Chapman-Lilys-Place-2-4-2022.mp3"][/audio] To find out more about Lily's Place, the services they provide, and the ways you can get involved, go to their webpage.   ____________________________________________________ [gravityform id="28" title="true" description="true"]...

The Hillcrest Bruce Mission is an outreach of the United Methodist Church serving the Pollard Community of Ashland KY. The Mission has several programs designed to meet people's physical, educational, vocational, social, and spiritual needs throughout the year, but during the holiday season, they have several special programs they offer as well. Learn how you can participate or donate today. Listen to our Community Matters interview with Executive Director, Mike Maynard: [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Mike-Maynard-HBM-11-12-2021.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"]...

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  ...