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Philanthropy at Work: Locals receive ‘Abriendo Puertas’ program training

In early June, a group of five local advocates for Hispanic families gathered to receive training on how to deliver a program called Abriendo Puertas to parents in the community. Abriendo Puertas (opening doors) offers a series of up to 10 workshops for Spanish speaking parents on topics ranging from early childhood development to school […]

Philanthropy at Work: WAMY Community Action

Thanks to a grant partnership between AMYWF and the The High Country Charitable Foundation, Inc., WAMY served over 150 students in their Avery County After-School Program during the 2020-2021 school year. Through this program, WAMY provided a safe and enriching place for children to be after-school and provided these children and families with a variety […]

Grant Partner Highlight: Pisgah Legal Services

Philanthropy at Work: Pisgah Legal Services AMYWF has provided a Family Resilience grant to support Pisgah Legal Services’ provision of free civil legal aid to underserved, low-income victims of crime; primarily victims of domestic and sexual violence, child maltreatment, hate crimes, and elder abuse in Western North Carolina. Pisgah Legal Services expanded their Domestic and […]

Grant Partner Highlight: PATH’s CARE Program Featured in NC Medical Journal

Philanthropy at Work: Partners Aligned Toward Health’s Community Ambassador Real Equality (CARE) was featured in this month’s North Carolina Medical Journal. CARE is a partnership between local community ambassadors, Partners Aligned Toward Health, Mountain Community Health Partnership, Mountain Area Health Education Center, Yancey County Emergency Management, Pisgah Legal Services, and others to prevent the spread […]

FOUR ORGANIZATIONS, FOUR PROGRAMS, COLLABORATING TO SUPPORT FOOD SECURITY IN YANCEY COUNTY

Through grant funding from AMY Wellness Foundation (AMYWF) four non-profits, Reconciliation House, Partners Aligned Toward Health, TRACTOR Food and Farms, and Dig In Community Garden, are working together to achieve food security in Yancey County. By working together, the capacity of each organization is elevated to efficiently use resources to benefit communities in need. “We […]

AMY Wellness Foundation News Updates

Dear Friends, Over the last few months, AMY Wellness Foundation and our grant partners have been hard at work serving our mountain communities. Through our year-round funding opportunities, we have continued to partner with organizations working to improve health and wellness through innovative, collaborative, and transformative programs. We are excited to share updates from our […]

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY HEALTH PARTNERSHIP GRANTED FUNDS FOR TWO COVID-19 INITIATIVES FOR COMMUNITY

COVID-19 has had devastating impacts on health and wellness across the country and the consequences continue. One challenge for health care providers, in our region during the pandemic, has been getting patients screened for cancer. Mountain Community Health Partnership (MHCP) recognized the decreased number of patients getting screened and through a partnership with AMY Wellness […]

AMY WELLNESS FOUNDATION DELIVERS REUSEABLE FOOD BAGS TO LOCAL FOOD PARTNERS

Over the last year, organizations working in food security have seen a huge increase in demand due to the effects of COVID-19. AMY Wellness Foundation wanted to help alleviate some of the burden by providing reusable food bags to organizations working in food security. “Our local food partners have really stepped up during this pandemic […]

AMY Wellness Foundation Impact 2019-2020

Dear Friends, It is with excitement and great humility to connect with you to share updates on the important work our Foundation and grant partners have been doing over the past year. In 2019, we were established with a mission to support our rural mountain community’s health and wellness. Since then we have dedicated ourselves […]

AMY WELLNESS FOUNDATION SUPPORTS ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH YEAR-ROUND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

The AMY Wellness Foundation launched its year-round funding opportunities in May and organizations are already starting to receive support. The Foundation, so far, has received applications from organizations requesting COVID-19 Relief, Family Resilience, and Capacity Building support. “Our Foundation recognized the need to transform the funding areas and time frame in which organizations would receive […]