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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 […]

AMY WELLNESS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION OF ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, NORA FRANK

AMY Wellness Foundation Board of Directors today announced the resignation of its Associate Director, Nora Frank. Nora was a vital member of the organization overseeing the organization’s grant program and community outreach. She has been offered a scholarship at NYU Wagner to pursue a Master’s in Public Administration with a focus of Nonprofit Management: Social […]

EVOLVING FUNDING FRAMEWORK TO BETTER SUPPORT COMMUNITY NEEDS

AMY Wellness Foundation is transforming funding framework to be more aligned with organization’s priorities when they need it most. Traditionally funding opportunities have been in cycles and based on criteria determined through a variety of ways by the Foundation. After spending the last two months hearing from community members across Avery, Mitchell, and Yancey counties, […]

Working together to provide WNC access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other products!

Nationally and globally, there are shortages of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). We realize that many of our partners in WNC are running low on inventory or need additional PPE and related products to keep their staff safe. In partnership with many innovative local companies and regional Legacy Foundations including AMY Wellness Foundation, Dogwood Health Trust […]

AMY WELLNESS FOUNDATION FOLLOWS RECOMMENDATIONS FROM NCDHHS FOLLOWING COVID-19 CONCERNS

AMY Wellness Foundation is committed to the health and well-being of our region. With great consideration, we are making changes to our upcoming event schedule following the NC Department of Human and Health Services recommendations. We have decided that it is in the best interest of our community to virtualize, postpone, or cancel all events […]

RE-IMAGINING COLLABORATION AND COLLECTIVE IMPACT

In addition to providing financial support, AMY Wellness Foundation’s is committed to empowering organizations through strategic workshops, centered around capacity building. We hope to provide organizations with the tools they need to work at their highest capacity in the most sustainable way. Organizations across our region have humbly served the needs of our communities for […]