May 27, 2014

Poverty and the Elderly

Poverty is one of the many challenges facing our aging population in Appalachia. Unfortunately, many people don’t understand how much need there is for our seniors.  […]
May 6, 2014

Aging Summit

On April 30th Fahe hosted a summit on Aging in Kingsport, Tennessee.  The purpose of the summit was to get housing providers, policy makers, and service […]
March 19, 2014

Salmon Patties are the Worst Food Ever

Salmon patties are the worst food ever.  When I was 5 years old, these browned crispy flat discs made an appearance on my dinner plate every […]
March 4, 2014

An Easy Life

There is a stigma about poverty and those who suffer it.  Some believe that the impoverished don’t try hard enough, that they would rather be lazy […]
January 6, 2014

January is Poverty Awareness Month

Poverty in Appalachia is a serious problem that affects families in a disproportionate manner. Fahe joins other organizations across the country in recognizing January as Poverty […]
August 27, 2013

The Importance of Clean Water

  Straight piping is when wastewater is released from a home directly into the ground or local water supplies due to lack of access to a […]
August 8, 2013

5 Ways to Support Appalachia

There are many communities in Appalachia that can benefit from a helping hand.  If you’re looking for a way to help, below you’ll find 5 easy […]
July 3, 2013

Rebuilding Appalachia

Last week I heard Rip Rapson, President and CEO of Kresge Foundation, speak about the role of philanthropy in rebuilding Detroit (full text: Expanding Opprotunities in […]
April 22, 2013

Straight Piping causes fecal pollution

I grew up poor and remember how embarrassed I was to have friends come over and see where I lived.  The worst was a rundown 70’s […]
January 25, 2013

Remembering Appalachia

“Our journey is not complete until all our children, from the streets of Detroit to the hills of Appalachia to the quiet lanes of Newtown, know […]