TFH Appalachia Launches Fundraising Campaign with Appalachian Artisan Thank You Gift

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TFH Appalachia Launches Fundraising Campaign with Appalachian Artisan Thank You Gift

Together for Hope Appalachia is launching a new fundraising campaign, “Friends of TFH Appalachia” ( beginning with Giving Tuesday, November 29.

With an annual gift of $120 (or more) or a recurring monthly gift of $10 (or more) donors can become a “Friend of TFH Appalachia” and receive a beautiful appreciation gift created by an Appalachian artisan–a ceramic bead oil lamp or a ceramic candle holder and beeswax candle. The bead oil lamps were created by Sarah Culbreth with Tater Knob Pottery ( in Berea, Kentucky. The candle holders were created by Kirk Banks with the Appalachian Artisan Center ( in Hindman, Kentucky. The beeswax candles were created by Jason Hughes with the Johnson County Center for the Arts ( in Mountain City, Tennessee.

Gifts to TFH Appalachia help support the work of transforming rural Appalachia in the 63 counties of persistent poverty:

  • Engaging in poverty alleviation through asset-based community development and the four priorities of hope: education, health & nutrition, housing & environment, and social enterprise.
  • Growing a coalition of non-profits, businesses, churches, and individuals that share our goals and priorities.
  • Networking through social media, email, personal contacts, and through Zoom meetings which bring together coalition members for collaboration, encouragement, and support.
  • Providing resources, support, coordination, and capacity building for our coalition members.
  • Advocating for issues of importance to poverty alleviation in Appalachia, building a network of churches and church members, and working with other advocacy organization.
  • Expanding our impact by providing additional leadership in Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee, and Ohio.

More information can be found at the website Friends of Together for Hope Appalachia.

Donate to TFH Appalachia here:

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