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CEO Jim King speaking at a podium to a group of people seated at the Bellefonte Hospital and Recovery Center

Celebrating the Opening of Bellefonte Hospital and Recovery Center

March 26, 2024

On March 19, Fahe CEO Jim King joined Governor Andy Beshear, Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) Founder and CEO Tim Robinson, community leaders, and industry partners in Ashland to celebrate both the

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From College Campus to Kentucky’s Largest Recovery Center—Finding New Purpose in Second Chances

July 30, 2021

As Crown Recovery Center Opens, Fahe is Building Renewed Opportunity for More Than Just Vacant Classrooms It was a discouraging day in 2016 when Washington County, Kentucky lost one of its most

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Appalachian mountain scape with a houses on the hills below.

How the Fahe Network is Responding to COVID-19, Part 3

May 29, 2020

Though many communities in the country are beginning to open back up, we still face the economic ramifications of the pandemic as well as the threat of another wave, especially in rural areas that

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How the Fahe Network is Responding to COVID-19, Part 2

May 15, 2020

Many Members of the Fahe Network were founded in times of crisis, such as during the beginning of the War on Poverty, so they understand not only how to serve their communities in the best of times,

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How the Fahe Network is Responding to COVID-19 Part 1

May 13, 2020

Across Appalachia, Fahe Members are first responders to the housing, food, and financial needs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Innovation and adaptability are core qualities of the Fahe

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Celebrating Nearly Four Decades of Partnership with the Sisters of Mercy

March 25, 2020

Fahe is able to celebrate 40 years of Building the American Dream thanks to the support from great partners we’ve made along the way. The Sisters of Mercy were one of Fahe’s first major

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Dwain Neeley

Meet Fahe’s Vice President of Community Lending, Dwain Neeley

March 6, 2020

Dwain Neeley, Fahe’s Vice President of Community Lending, has served with our organization since the fall of 2018.  Dwain comes from a background of 22 years of service in the United States

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To Eliminate Persistent Poverty, We Require Real Investment to Match the Existing Capacity

December 6, 2019

It used to be no one seemed to take much notice of rural parts of our country.  I’ve noticed that in the past few years that has changed, but the attention has not all been positive.  In

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A Reliable Financial Alternative to Predatory Lending in Rural Kentucky

March 21, 2018

“Good things happen when people have affordable options”, stated Mae Humiston, CDFI Manager of Redbud Financial Alternatives.   Redbud is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI)

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USDA Visit Oct 2016

Fahe Awarded $50 Million to Invest in Appalachia from Uplift America Fund

October 12, 2016

Fahe is on a mission to eliminate persistent poverty in Appalachia.  One of the ways Fahe accomplishes this goal is through the development of much needed infrastructure that addresses key issues

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