Stories & Insights

  • Community Champions for Endowment
    “The Waddells are a bridge connecting the past to the present and are always cognizant of the quality of life in Henderson County."
  • Jay Walker Memorial Golf Fund
    During his 55 years of life, Jay Walker made many friends. He was a Henderson County native and lifelong resident, a 1968 graduate of Hendersonville High School, an American Red Cross volunteer and a Vietnam veteran.
  • Cultivating Life Through Community
    Standing near rows of vegetables with the morning sun streaming down, Veterans Healing Farm Executive Director John Mahshie shares how he is a man on a mission.
  • Forward Henderson County
    What began as a grassroots effort in the late '90s has become an integral part of our community and a vital resource for Henderson County's Latinx community.
  • Sharing Anna's Hope
    After Anna's death, the Huneycutts took a brave and proactive approach to shed light on a personal issue that few are willing to discuss openly.
  • Embodying the Spirit of Philanthropy
    When asked why she gives charitably, Phyllis Rothrock quietly answers, "why not?"