December: Part III: Who We Are — Exploring Our Values

SEED Fund guaranteed for 13 years

As we wrap up 2022, it seems fitting to wrap up our final three value statements that the Harvest Board of Directors approved in September. As a reminder of the first four: We choose hope We uphold integrity beyond reproach We are committed to equity in all we do We advocate for an inclusive and […]

Harvest Foundation celebrates Project Hope grantees, announces intent for 2023 program

Project Hope 2022 Grant Recipients

Martinsville, Va. — This year’s Project Hope recipients gathered at Piedmont Arts on Dec. 7 to celebrate their upcoming projects and the 20th Anniversary of The Harvest Foundation. The Project Hope grants initiative, announced Aug. 16 on Harvest’s 20th Anniversary, not only celebrates the occasion but it’s also designed to plant seeds of hope for […]

November: Part II: Who We Are — Exploring Our Values

From the desk of Harvest President Kate Keller In September, I began a three-part series sharing Harvest’s value statements.  Earlier this fall, our board completed the strategic planning process by updating the value statements to reflect who we are today. I described the first two, We Choose Hope and We Uphold Integrity Beyond Reproach, in […]

United Way puts focus on financial stability, upward mobility

Dollars and Sense Reality Fair 2022

Martinsville, Va. —  The United Way of Henry County & Martinsville embraces flexibility as the organization looks to improve the economic outlook and stability of low-to-moderate-income individuals throughout Martinsville and Henry County. The Harvest Foundation recently invested $600,000 over three years in United Way’s “Building a Better Tomorrow” project, a continuum of unique services and […]

W. Dan Prince III Thanksgiving Eve Dinner returns to Martinsville High School

2019 W. Dan Prince III Thanksgiving Eve Dinner

Martinsville, Va. — The Harvest Youth Board is pleased to announce the return of the annual W. Dan Prince III Thanksgiving Eve Dinner. The dinner will take place on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 from 1-4 p.m. at Martinsville High School. The dinner, forced to move to a drive-through format the last two years because of […]

Mental health services expand in Martinsville, Henry County

A photo of a simulated behavioral health patient encounter

Martinsville, Va. — A new model for behavioral and mental health services provides patients of Bassett Family Practice and Ridgeway Family Health with much-needed access, even though the providers are not physically in the room. Telepsychiatry comes to Martinsville-Henry County as the need for access to psychiatric care has dramatically increased, largely due to the […]

October: Inspired to Keep Moving Forward

Level Up MHC 2022

From the desk of Harvest President Kate Keller We hosted the Level Up MHC community summit on Oct. 20 to celebrate Martinsville-Henry County and to explore potential solutions for challenges to growing MHC. I’d like to thank each and every community member who attended the summit, and those who helped plan and shape the activities […]

Cardinal News: Virginia Rural Health Association receives substance abuse grant

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Opioid Deaths

The Virginia Rural Health Association has received $1 million to address substance abuse in Franklin,  Martinsville/Henry, and Patrick counties. The association is one of 65 grantees nationwide to receive funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) – Implementation Awards. VRHA will use this funding to establish the Virginia […]

Dick and Willie Trail Project Receives ARC Power Grant

Dick & Willie Passage

RICHMOND, VA (October 28, 2022) – Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced more than $4 million in grants from the Appalachian Regional Commission’s (ARC) Partnership for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative. The funding will support workforce development, community revitalization and expanded health service efforts through economic development initiatives in the Appalachian region. “The […]