Support the Institute

The Appalachian Institute for Health and Wellness is dedicated to fostering a healthier and more vibrant community in the North Carolina High Country region. Your support can make a significant impact on our efforts to develop community programs and conduct vital research that benefits the well-being of our residents.

Why Donate?

1. Community Programs:

Your donations directly contribute to our programs that are free or low-cost to the community for older adults and children with disabilities in the Appalachian region. . From workshops, fitness classes, and mental health initiatives, our programs aim to empower individuals and families to lead healthier lives.

2. Access to Healthcare:

Donations enable us to provide access to essential healthcare services for those who may otherwise face barriers. By supporting the Appalachian Institute for Health and Wellness, you contribute to initiatives that improve healthcare accessibility, ensuring that everyone in our community has the opportunity to receive the care they need.

3. Research Initiatives:

Funds raised support crucial research projects aimed at understanding the unique health concerns of the Appalachian region. By contributing to our research efforts, you are helping us identify effective interventions, improve healthcare outcomes, and ultimately create a healthier future for generations to come.

4. Educational Outreach:

Your support allows us to conduct educational outreach programs, reaching schools, workplaces, and community centers. Through workshops, seminars, and awareness campaigns, we strive to educate the public on preventive healthcare measures, leading to a healthier and more informed community.

How Funds Are Used

1. Program Development:

A significant portion of the funds goes toward the development, implementation, and evaluation of community programs This includes hiring qualified professionals, supporting students in internships, and conducting outreach to ensure the success and sustainability of our initiatives.

2. Healthcare Access Initiatives:

Many of our services are offered for free or on a sliding-scale fee. We allocate resources to initiatives that improve access to healthcare services, including partnerships with healthcare providers, mobile clinics, and initiatives that address systemic barriers to healthcare access in the Appalachian region.

3. Research Expenses:

Funds are allocated to research expenses such as data collection, analysis, and dissemination. This ensures that our research initiatives are rigorous and impactful, and contribute valuable insights to the broader field of health and wellness.

4. Educational Materials:

Donations support the creation and distribution of educational materials, enabling us to reach a wider audience with essential information on health and wellness. This includes printed materials, online resources, and interactive tools to engage and educate the community.

Make a Difference - Donate Today!

Your contribution, no matter the size, plays a crucial role in building a healthier and more resilient Appalachian community. To make a donation, click the link below and join us in our mission to promote health and wellness for all.

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Thank you for your support!

The Appalachian Institute for Health and Wellness