PHW’s mini-grant program was featured in the News & Observer in June.
“‘A church is often a hub of a community,’ said Christine Pernell, program coordinator for Partners in Health and Wholeness, a program of the N.C. Council of Churches. ‘We see that more and more often, churches are not just open on Sunday morning, but open for support groups, for AA meetings, for Al-Anon, for exercise classes.’
In addition to churches being an ideal place to distribute health services and education to the community, Pernell says when people attend church, they’re often open to knowledge and self-improvement.”
Read the full article here: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/chapel-hill-news/chn-community/article80668147.html