National Suicide Prevention Week: September 8-14

National Suicide Prevention Week is an annual week-long campaign in the United States to inform the general public about suicide prevention and warning signs of suicide. By drawing attention to the problem of suicide, the campaign also strives to reduce the stigma...

Evergreen Foundation Provides Support for New Youth Shelter

In 1973 a 12 year old girl ran away from home. When the police found her she begged them to let her spend the night in the county jail rather than be taken home. Her home life was so bad she would choose the jail over her own home. This is only one of the many stories...

Evergreen Foundation Grant Provides Needed Supports in WNC

Evergreen Foundation Grant Provides Needed Supports in WNC Ashley Thomas (not her real name for privacy reasons) grew up in foster care, is a survivor of domestic violence, has 3 children all in Department of Social Services custody, doesn’t have a job and in the past...

Funding for WNC Disability Agencies

Evergreen Foundation Announces $493,614 in Funding for WNC Disability Agencies The Evergreen Foundation board of directors voted at their June meeting to provide $493,614 in first quarter funding to twelve agencies providing programs and services for individuals with...