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News from PATH

Sizzlin Summer Series – Thanks for a FUN Summer

This summer was one for the books! The Sizzlin’ Summer Series had an outstanding turnout of over 850 participants. The Sizzlin' Summer series, co-sponsored by Healthy Yancey, the Town of Burnsville, and Yancey County Government, was a chance for people of...

Summer Food Update

We had a very successful 2018 Summer Food Program, and are pleased to share an update on what we accomplished: Along with our partner agencies, we made 5 deliveries over the course of the summer, serving around 120 families (including 250 children) per...

Summer Was a Busy Time for Appalachian Youth to Youth!

In July, seven Appalachian Youth to Youth members attended the Southern States Conference in Charlotte, hosted by Youth to Youth International. There, these seven youth built their knowledge and skills around substance use prevention. In addition, they met...

Appalachian Youth to Youth Win Statewide Award!

In April, members of Appalachian Youth to Youth took part in a Youth Leadership Summit in Hickory hosted by the NC Department of Justice, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. Youth coalitions from all over...

Volunteer Spotlight: Donna Banks

Donna Banks has been an integral part of the Cougar Fit Club at Mountain Heritage High School since the beginning -- handling all the work at school by recruiting, interviewing, and serving as the school liaison with members. The program could not function without...

9th Annual BFF 5K

The 9th Annual Burnsville Fit Families 5K was a Great Success! Each year, Partners Aligned Toward Health organizes the Burnsville Fit Families (BFF) 5K with the goal of uniting our community through healthy activity. The 9th Annual Burnsville Fit Families 5K, held on...

Welcoming New Faces

Ashley Pogalz joined the PATH staff as our new Administrative Assistant -- helping us manage our federal grant, preparing meeting minutes, and providing bookkeeping assistance. Already, Ashley has proven to be a valuable addition! Next month, Brianna Robinson will...

Fond Farewells

PATH Board Members play an integral role in the organization. They don't just attend board meetings -- they volunteer at our community events, provide valuable insight into the needs of the community, and even send thank you notes to donors. Over time,...

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