EAN Director of Operations, Dawn Klug, was recognized at the O Track Financial Education & Counseling of WNC Board Meeting today for attending her last Board Meeting for her current term. On Track WNC out going board members receive an adorable piggy bank from the Appalachian Craft Center. Congratulations to Dawn and our amazing partners at On Track Financial Education and Counseling of WNC partners!
UNICEF USA says it is targeting children impacted by Irma and is on the ground with staff and equipment for water treatment, hygiene and more within the Caribbean.
Catholic Relief Services is soliciting donations to respond to Irma and to prepare for Hurricane Jose for people in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and other Caribbean Islands.
World Vision is providing immediate supplies as well as long-term aid to families along Irma’s path. The Christian humanitarian organization says 90% of a donation goes directly to help those impacted.
The Red Cross, whose management has come under fire after a congressional report and media probes in recent years, says it has mobilized its second massive hurricane response in two weeks and is providing critical aid for Irma and Harvey victims.
Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based disaster relief group, offers a wide variety of ways to lend a hand from sending a check to donating air mileage.
Americares, which is providing emergency health care access in Texas for Harvey victims, is also partnering with health centers in Florida along Irma’s path.
GoFundMe, a crowdfunding platform, has created a landing page that aggregates all campaigns created by and for Florida victims as well as relief efforts in the Caribbean. People can donate to a direct-impact fund or create their own fundraisers.
PayPal, which operates a worldwide online payments system, has launched a disaster relief campaign and says it will waive processing costs to ensure that 100% of donations go toward the effort. The company, which is also running a campaign for Harvey, is a sponsor of a telethon called Hand in Hand – A Benefit for Hurricane Relief. It will air Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET on multiple networks and feature more than 40 celebrities.
Meet the EAN Clinical Team ~ (left to right) Janet Zander, Alice Massanari, Dawn Klug, Rob Campbell, Louise Cate and Debra Bergman. For more info on each counselor, go to about “our staff” page.
EAN is proud to announce that Janet Zander has joined our Clinical team!
Janet’s background is in community mental health and private practice with over 25 years experience working with adults, children and adolescents, in individual and group therapy. Her clinical experience includes providing crisis intervention, supervision and the treatment of depression, mood disorders, anxiety, grief/loss and trauma. Check out more information about Janet on our staff page.
Please join us in welcoming Janet to our team. Janet will be our primary counselor in our Waynesville and Sylva offices.
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