December: Spreading joy all year long

As they say, this is the most wonderful time of the year, and for many of us, it couldn’t be truer. It’s a time of year to be with your family and friends and to enjoy great food and laughter and to make memories that build a lifetime. We all know that this isn’t true […]

November: Harvesting Hope and Making a Difference

From the desk of Harvest Foundation President Kate Keller November is the month for gratitude and giving thanks. There are so many wonderful things to be grateful for, but I’d like to lift up the 13 youth who make up the Harvest Youth Board. The HYB is one of my favorite initiatives of Harvest. It’s […]

Harvest Youth Board excited for upcoming W. Dan Prince III Thanksgiving Eve Dinner

Harvest Youth Board continues tradition of annual community meal Martinsville, Va. — The Harvest Youth Board is delighted to hold the 6th annual W. Dan Prince III Thanksgiving Eve Dinner. The dinner will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2023, from 1-4 p.m. at Martinsville High School. The free, traditional Thanksgiving meal will be available […]

October: Project Hope — Inspiring Our Community

A Guest Column from The Harvest Foundation Team  Our journey to progress and growth begins with hope — a shared hope where we all work together toward a brighter future for Martinsville-Henry County. Project Hope is part of The Harvest Foundation’s commitment to invest in community-driven programs that put the decision-making power into the hands […]

Pregnancy Care Center receives PUP grant to support program for expectant parents

The Harvest Foundation grant will grow the Earn While You Learn program Martinsville, Va. — The Pregnancy Care Center (PCC) of MHC is growing its Earn While You Learn program with a $23,200 PUP grant from The Harvest Foundation. Earn While You Learn assists expectant parents with education on how to prepare for the birth […]

Project Hope grantees awarded $91,287 in funding

Nine (9) grant recipients with projects across Martinsville-Henry County will complete projects over the next year Martinsville, Va. — The Harvest Foundation’s Project Hope grants program awarded nine recipients a total of $91,287 during today’s grantee celebration at The TAD Space in Uptown Martinsville. Kate Keller, president of The Harvest Foundation, welcomed around 50 grant […]

Drug treatment court selected for national training program

The Piedmont Adult Drug Treatment Program was one of 20 courts across the nation to receive training from the All Rise Treatment Court Institute Martinsville, Va. — Martinsville-Henry County’s Piedmont Adult Drug Treatment Court (PADTC) was one of 20 new courts selected from across the United States to receive training from the All Rise Treatment […]

September: A vital investment in Martinsville-Henry County’s future

A Guest Column from The Harvest Foundation Team We began our equity journey as an organization more than two years ago with the hope of furthering our vision and mission to serve Martinsville-Henry County. It is our vision for everyone who lives in MHC to share in the promise of a healthy, prosperous, and vibrant […]

Outdoor pickleball courts coming to Martinsville, Henry County

Pickleball players play a game at the Henry County Recreation Center

The City of Martinsville, County of Henry each received a $25,000 PUP grant to develop new outdoor pickleball courts Martinsville, Va. — Local pickleball players will have more options to enjoy the sport in Martinsville-Henry County with support from The Harvest Foundation’s PUP Small Grants Program. During today’s Pickleball Free-For-All event at the Henry County […]

Sharing Martinsville, Henry County health equity data

(MARTINSVILLE, VA) — What do current data say about the quality of life in Martinsville/Henry County? A briefing on Sept. 15 at 11:30 a.m. at New College Institute, located at 191 Fayette St, Martinsville, will reveal just that. Anyone with interest is invited to attend. The West Piedmont Health District (WPHD), The Harvest Foundation and […]