Get to know our new Healing for the Healer facilitator!

We recently made a few updates to the Healing for the Healer program, including bringing on Ashiya Swan as an additional facilitator.  Read on to find why she’s so excited about the retreats. What excites you about offering these retreats? What excites me the most about offering these retreats is the opportunity to create space for others to restore themselves. …

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Good News From Our Grantees

We could all use a bit of good news. Starting this month, we’ll share short stories from our grantees that highlight the good that is still occurring in our community. The stories that stood out the most were about creative approaches to delivering care during a pandemic, tales of reemerging from rock bottom, and partnering to address emerging needs.  Read …

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2020/2021 Grant Changes

We are all in a season of adjustment.   As a community, we are adjusting to a world that feels and looks differently than it did a few months back. As individuals, we are adjusting to new ways of being with one another and figuring out how to navigate this current environment. As a funder, we are also adjusting our grant …

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Census Resources and Funding

More than 260 federal programs base their state allocations on census numbers and use this data to plan for transportation, infrastructure, schools, healthcare and more. It is estimated that Tennessee will lose as much as $2,600 per person per year in federal dollars for each uncounted resident in the 2020 census. Please help us spread the word about the importance of …

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(Re)Treat Yourself! Everything You Wanted to Know About Our Self-Care Retreats

Self-care is currently having a moment – from articles and news segments on mindfulness and meditation, to journals and coloring books on store shelves. Recently, even the term self-care has become more mainstream – a positive development towards promoting the concept. At The Healing Trust, we believe it is so essential that we developed retreats that specifically focus on self-care. …

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5 Things I learned as an Intern at The Healing Trust

In many non-profit and ministry settings, employees need a diverse skill set. Working on the ground, especially in communities where resources are limited, requires wearing many hats and being prepared for the unexpected. I came to my internship at The Healing Trust as a third-year divinity school student, with experience in community organizing, chaplaincy, and congregational ministry. Although I have …

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