Ammons donates to Pathways

Ammons donates to Pathways

Ammons Drive Inn and Dairy Bar on Dellwod Road in Waynesville collected the highest amount of money to donated the Haywood Pathways Center during the past month. One hundred percent of donations go directly to Pathways to help the homeless. To volunteer to place Pathways donation jars in the community,

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Homeless count goes up in Haywood

On Wednesday, Jan. 28, a group of volunteers who met at the Open Door in Waynesville were on a mission. This was the night designated for a nationwide survey to count the homeless, and Haywood volunteers wanted to be sure there was an accurate local count. Funding from grants has

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Homeless shelter receives $20,000 grant

The Fund for Haywood County has approved a $20,000 in People in Need grants for theHaywood Christian Emergency Shelter to complete building renovations of the women’s dormitory and provide staffing for the Haywood Pathways Center, which will provide emergency shelter and programs to reduce recidivism. “We are grateful for winning

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Pathways Center kitchen opens

The first meal at the Haywood Pathways Center was served Sunday, Jan. 5, a date Jeremy Parton, shelter director and kitchen coordinator, was not certain would be met. “That’s when we were scheduled to open,” Parton said, “but it would have never happened if six to seven of the guests

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#1 Flip this prison

What started out as a public policy dilemma for Haywood County Sheriff Greg Christopher in 2013 ended up as a broad-based community effort that promises to be a game changer as far as saving tax dollars and offering options for ex-offenders and those without homes. Upon taking office in March

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Help #FeedTheNeed

A warm place to sleep, three meals a day and time with family are often taken for granted by those who have them readily available each day. For guests at the Haywood Pathways Center, these basic life necessities are not so easy to come by. Without the help of the

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Volunteers needed at Haywood Pathways Center

Response to the Haywood Pathways Reader Challenge has been overwhelming, and more than $5,000 has been raised toward a $10,000 challenge grant offered by an anonymous reader of The Mountaineer. This week, the center is in need of more than just donations to help pay for construction costs. Volunteers are

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Continue to fill cornucopia

Show your thankfulness this season by helping match a Mountaineer Reader Challenge. There are outstanding bills to pay on the Haywood Pathways Center, and an anonymous reader has pledged to match all contributions up to $10,000. Send checks made out to Mountain Projects to The Mountaineer Reader Challenge, 220 N.

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