A place to tell the stories of Faith in Action of the Greater Kanawha Valley.

May 17, 2019

Terry first heard about Faith in Action from the staff of WV Health Right. For more than a year, he had been

working hard on his health by participating in their direct medical care options. More recently, he had begun taking advantage of the many other health education...

April 17, 2019

When Alma gave up driving on the advice of her doctor, she struggled to find reliable transportation to her doctor. It worried her for many reasons, but mostly because she had recently been diagnosed with diabetes and was deeply concerned about losing access to regular...

April 9, 2019

This is Volunteer Appreciation Week and it's the perfect time to unveil a new feature. Welcome to the first of a monthly series called 'Volunteer Spotlight' designed to focus attention squarely on our diverse pool of incredible volunteers who make the work of Faith in...

October 16, 2018

This post is a month past due, I'm sorry to say. But the fact is, it's been such an incredibly busy time, I haven't had five minutes to sit still to write it!The good news is, I've had a whole lot more help than usual, thanks to our new part-time staff member, the love...

July 30, 2018

"I don't know what I would do without you," Erma tells us, nearly every time we drive her to a medical appointment. 

Erma has a long history of health problems, but was always able to count on her husband, the great love of her life, to get her to her treatments and off...

July 8, 2018

Beverly, shown here with her faithful companion Blue, has always had a full, busy life. She worked, traveled, and spent time with friends and family members. She has also touched the lives of countless families through babysitting. "Even the ones who have grown up, the...

June 27, 2018

A few months ago, Marion found herself in a desperate situation for transportation to a medical appointment and didn't know where to turn. She reached out to the son of an old family friend, who told her about Faith in Action of the Greater Kanawha Valley.

"Finding Fait...

April 2, 2018

Spring is - at long last! - in the air, and you know what that means: the Honey Do Crews are gearing up for another season of providing minor home repairs and maintenance for seniors in our community who need a helping hand. 

We've received several applications already...

February 9, 2018

Iva lives outside the city limits and no longer drives. "I was starting to cancel a lot of appointments because I was feeling anxious about driving to them myself. I've had some of my doctors for a long time, but I was ready to give them all up. I didn't know what else...

November 28, 2017

"There are great programs out there for seniors, but qualifying for them can be insurmountable for some seniors. They make too much money or live just far enough away not to qualify, or they do qualify but are put on a waiting list.

"We don’t care if you make $5 million...

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