“A catastrophic house fire is one of those life traumas that you cannot prepare for and that occurs when you least expect it. Mine came on Christmas night. In a matter of hours, all of the trappings and creations of a life of 65 years literally “went up in smoke.” Even today, I still […]
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About Heather Korth
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Entries by Heather Korth
What was your experience as an OFP intern? My time spent interning with Our Front Porch has been filled with laughter, heartbreak, resiliency, and learning. When I started in late August 2020, I jumped right into the reality of the impact home fires have on survivors and the community. COVID-19 may have shut down the world, but […]
What have you learned during your time at Our Front Porch? The most profound sentence I have heard from a handful of clients these last seven months still resonates so deeply: “Thank you for not giving up on me.” I am learning from my clients how difficult it is to navigate after a home fire. […]
What is it like working with home fire survivors? I have come with no background in trauma recovery, so coming into Our Front Porch has been a great experience to see what ways support can be given to those in my community. This experience has been eye-opening and has shown that this is an area […]
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What was the most beneficial experience for you at OFP? I think my most beneficial experience has been working with Maggie and Heather. A lot of times, people see problems and do nothing about them. The fact that OFP started in order to address a gap in services is amazing and a great learning experience. […]
What was the most beneficial experience for you at OFP? The most beneficial experience for me was having this field placement becoming an opportunity with so many roles and duties I took on as an intern. The experience itself helped me grow, especially being able to work with this particular population of home fire survivors […]
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