Faith in Action of the Greater Kanawha Valley, Inc.

Serving seniors in our community, neighbor to neighbor.

aka Faith in Action of the Greater Kanawha Valley, Inc.   |   CHARLESTON, WV   |  https://www.faithinactiongkv.com/

Mission

THE MISSION of Faith in Action of the Greater Kanawha Valley is to support the independent living of older adults in the communities we serve by lending a helping hand, neighbor to neighbor.

Ruling year info

2014

Executive Director

Jennifer Waggener

Main address

PO BOX 11623

CHARLESTON, WV 25339 USA

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EIN

46-5502293

NTEE code info

Transportation (Free or Subsidized) (P52)

Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations (P80)

Senior Centers/Services (P81)

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Transportation to medical appointments.

We provide free one-on-one transportation to medical appointments, both escorted and unescorted.

Population(s) Served
Seniors
Economically disadvantaged people

We provide free one-on-one transportation to the grocery store, shop for them, or pick up & deliver orders placed online.

Population(s) Served
Seniors
Economically disadvantaged people

We connect a volunteer with an older adult in the community via friendly phone calls. This program is intended for our care receivers who may live alone, have little or no contact with others on a daily basis, or may have a medical condition that makes them vulnerable.

Population(s) Served
Seniors
Economically disadvantaged people

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Paper surveys,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We act on the feedback we receive,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback,

Financials

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Faith in Action of the Greater Kanawha Valley, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 6/10/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Bethany Hall

Bethany Hall

Virginia Slack

Carrie Jones

David Campbell

Amy Boggs

Jay Parkins

Donna Edmondson

Catherine Gerichten

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