Guest Blogger: Taylar McCoy, Our Front Porch 2017-2018 Intern While working at Our Front Porch I have been able to hone some really useful skills, but one thing seems to stick out the most. Our Front Porch has given me an outlet to truly understand the difference between sympathy and empathy. Some people see these […]
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About Heather Korth
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Entries by Heather Korth
Maggie’s Perspective As one of my favorite Phish lyrics states, “I see the path ahead of me and in a minute I’ll be free”. I am now free and living the so-called American Dream. It has been two months since I joined OFP full time and it is amazing. I work for myself, make my […]
Heather’s Perspective I can honestly say that I have been looking forward to Maggie being full time at OFP for a long time – probably even longer than she has. I knew we needed to get to this point for a thousand different reasons, but mainly because I knew I couldn’t do it alone. As […]
Part 2 Guest Blogger: Taylar McCoy, Our Front Porch 2017-2018 Intern In my most-recent blog post, I wrote about the fact that until I began working with Our Front Porch, I had no idea just how difficult it is to become totally stable after living in that type of unstable environment. The difficulties of trying […]
Part 1 Guest Blogger: Taylar McCoy, Our Front Porch 2017-2018 Intern As a child, I remember riding in the back of a friend’s parent’s car on a brisk day where our breath fogged up the windows. We were driving through the heart of the city in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As we were covered in goosebumps, we […]
Guest Blogger: Paxton Leibold, Our Front Porch 2017-2018 Intern Every person in the United States faces struggles on a daily basis. From running out gas, to losing a credit card; the human race struggles in every aspect of life. But what happens when a natural disaster hits and you lose everything you own and love? […]
Our good friend Kim, who lives near Houston, Texas talks more about volunteering with the recovery efforts and community resiliency.
In this next blog, Kim, a friend of Our Front Porch who lives near Houston, Texas shares her experience of Hurricane Harvey and how it impacted her day-to-day life, her family and her community.
Our Front Porch interviewed one of our supporters, Kat Kilpatrick, who had to evacuate for Hurricane Irma. For those of us who live in landlocked states, here is what the realities of evacuating look like. Were you prepared to evacuate and what things were most important for you to bring with you? We heard about […]
Guest Blogger: Sarah Stone, Our Front Porch Intern 2016-17 It was supposed to be a traditional Spring Break family vacation. I was in the eighth grade. My family and I had spent time on the beach, sippin’ on all-inclusive virgin strawberry daiquiris, and explored local expeditions that gave us a glimpse of Mexican culture. Little […]