Our good friend Kim, who lives near Houston, Texas talks more about volunteering with the recovery efforts and community resiliency.
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About Heather Korth
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Heather Korth contributed a whooping 31 entries.
Entries by Heather Korth
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 […]
In order to share more about the two of us and why we do what we do, we decided to interview each other. We fully enjoyed giving and hearing the responses and even managed to learn a few things! ~Maggie & Heather, Founders of Our Front Porch
Guest Blogger: Carla Williams, Our Front Porch Intern 2016-17 Moving to Colorado less than 5 months ago, was nothing short of my biggest life decision. I knew University of Denver was offering me a chance to be a part of an amazing program I couldn’t pass up. Within our program, we are required to partner with […]
Guest Blogger: Sarah Stone, Our Front Porch Intern 2016-17 First of all, I can’t believe this internship is half over. I feel like just yesterday, I was completing orientation and getting the OFP 101. I took the time to reflect over the holiday break on the growth and development that I have made as well […]
Listening with compassion sounds pretty straightforward, but it is often more challenging than you think. I have had lots of practice, especially when I’m working with disaster survivors, and I still have plenty of room for improvement. I have often gone back to this Dalai Lama quote as I think it so well describes how to truly be compassionate: “Usually, […]
Guest Blogger: Sheila Babyak Vacations can be the most anticipated, fun-filled events of a lifetime. We spend all year deciding where to go, how to get there, what we’ll do, and budgeting our money to be sure it is a vacation of a lifetime! No one ever thinks that their vacation could be disrupted by […]
Here’s more from our guest blogger, Paige E. Butkus, Nourished to the Core, LLC – Holistic Nutritionist & Yoga Teacher, on how to stay healthy when dealing with stress. Work on keeping a healthy gut flora. In order to combat stress we need all of our defenses strong including our gut bacteria. The microscopic bacteria […]