Supporting Our Grantees During the COVID-19 Pandemic

We know these are unprecedented times and understand many of you are on the front lines assisting populations without the resources to navigate this. Thank you for your continued service to our community. We are honored to be among your supporters. Starting today, we are taking the following steps to support our community and grantees through this pandemic. 1. Unrestricting …

Read More

Success with Succession Planning: 4 Steps to Take Right Now

Every year, we produce a board report on grantee outcomes. Generally, 10-15% of grantees do not meet their intended outcomes and reasons can vary. This year, however, we saw a consistent theme for outcomes not being met – staff turnover. As a result, grantees did not meet their outcomes, and more importantly, clients did not receive services during the turnover. …

Read More

(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. …

Read More

You Think You Know, But You Have No Idea: The Diary of a NICU Mom

I thought I had the answers when it came to advocating for myself and my family. I earned a Master’s degree in Social Work and worked with advocates and organizers, so I thought I knew about individual advocacy. The premature birth of my daughter, Evelyn, taught me how much I didn’t know. My husband, Max, and I were overjoyed to …

Read More

It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Our CFO

Our long- time CFO, Matt Deeb, is leaving The Trust in early May to work for a local investment firm. His career began with the then Baptist Healing Trust on March 1, 2004.  Many of you know Matt as a patient budget coach, a financial guru, and as the lone male on our staff.  Around the office, Matt is known …

Read More