MOUNTAIN PEOPLE’S THEN AND NOW

A comprehensive history (1974-2023) of a vibrant community-owned and community-operated clinic network in East Tennessee composed by Caryl Carpenter 2024   I came to East Tennessee in December of 1975. The Board of Directors of Mountain People’s Health Councils (MPHC) had hired me to be their administrator. MPHC was founded in 1974. The first administrator, …

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Legacy Fund Grant Recipients

In April 2021, the SHC Legacy Fund advisors reached a milestone. After extensive research and interviews to identify grassroots groups who met our criteria for support, we awarded our first four grants of $3,000 each to four dynamic community non-profit organizations. Just a few months after the first round of grantees were awarded, the SHC …

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