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Entries by Heather Korth
The Porch Press: Spring 2019March 15, 2019 in Uncategorized /by Heather Korth
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How to Effectively Get Out From Under Credit Card DebtMarch 13, 2019 in credit card debt, disaster stress, hardship, house fire, long term recovery /by Heather Korth
Credit card debt is unfortunately a likely outcome for people who are affected by disasters as the recovery process is long, expensive, and can put a significant financial strain on a family. Our friends at LendEDU put together this great resource on real solutions for getting out of credit card debt… it is possible! Credit […]
How to Get the Most Out of Renters InsuranceFebruary 14, 2019 in disaster, disaster stress, fire, house fire, insurance, long term recovery, our front porch, renters insurance, temporary housing /by Heather Korth
In the last blog, I discussed the nuts and bolts of renters insurance and how affordable it is… so there’s no excuse not to have it! And while renters insurance can be very helpful, if you don’t know how to use it, it can end up being a tremendous headache.
Our Front Porch’s Maggie Babyak was interviewed for this Denverite article. “Our Front Porch, a Denver-based nonprofit founded four years ago, helped train the Love INC navigators. Our Front Porch was co-founded by social worker Babyak, who said caregivers can end up feeling as traumatized as those they are trying to support. Babyak urges helpers — […]
Average Cost of Renters InsuranceJanuary 17, 2019 /1 Comment/in disaster, fire, hardship, house fire, insurance, long term recovery, support system /by Heather Korth
Guest Blogger: Jeff Gitlen, LendEDU Renters insurance is highly underrated and often overlooked. So when we came across this blog Jeff Gitlen wrote, originally published on the LendEDU blog, we just had to share his straightforward explanation and research on just how little a policy actually costs (HINT: it’s about the cost of a pizza!). […]
Our Front Porch at the Windermere Apartment Fire Disaster Assistance CenterDecember 5, 2018 in Uncategorized /by Heather Korth
This Work is HardMay 25, 2018 in colorado, Denver, disaster, disaster housing, disaster relief, disaster stress, fire, hardship, healing, high rent, homeless, house fire, long term recovery, mental health, our front porch, post-disaster housing, rebuilding, social enterprise, startup, support system, temporary housing, therapy, trauma, volunteering /by Heather Korth
Guest Blogger: Paxton Leibold, Our Front Porch 2017-2018 Intern Coming into this internship, I did not know what to expect. I had little to no clinical experience, I had never worked with the ‘short term’ homeless population nor clients who had severe trauma, and I honestly did not know how to do case management, let […]