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For Our Community Health Hub Project

Capital Campaign

Our Mission and Our Vision

The Health & Wellness Hub in Franklin will be a central location for our patients to be secure and well. With our partners, we will provide medical, dental, mental health, nutrition, and other services that our community needs to grow.

Join our Growing List of Supporters!

Help us achieve this vision! The Hub will bring necessary services under one roof to break the barriers to access to health and wellness in the western-most counties of NC. We join with our partners to serve an expanded patient and client base for primary care, mental health, dental, legal, and bilingual services. Click the Donate button below.

The Campaign is currently 48% funded. Make your contribution now!

Current funders include:

  • Dogwood Health Trust’s Impact Investing
  • US Department of Agriculture
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Company and Foundation
  • Kates Foundation
  • Nantahala Health Foundation
  • Church of the Good Shepherd
  • Generous individual donors like you!

“We know we can’t plant seeds with closed fists. To sow, we must open our hands.”
– Adolfo Perez Esquivel

Coalition Partners:

  • Blue Ridge Free Dental Clinic
  • Pisgah Legal Services
  • 30th Judicial District Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Alliance
  • El Centro Comunitario of Macon County
  • Vecinos, Anchor Organization
Growing Seeds For Health

Community Health Hub

Estimated Opening Spring 2024

The Community Health Hub will be the physical co-location of long-allied regional organizations who serve low-income, uninsured adults with services offered in English and Spanish. Vecinos is the anchor organization and will own and operate the building. The Hub will be centrally located at 19 Smoky Mountain Drive, Franklin, NC 28734, where community members can safely seek a variety of services and resources from bilingual staff who highly value cultural humility, integrated care, and respect for the patient. Staff will be cross trained in all organizations’ services to provide a streamlined user experience. Joint Steering Committee Organizations: Leaders of these organizations have committed to steer the creation and implementation of the Community Health Hub and co-locate upon the building’s opening.

Community Health Hub
Community Health Hub
Community Health Hub
  • Architectural Design & Engineering

    November 2022 - June 2023

  • Construction Documents Review & Approval of Bid Package

    June 2023 - July 2023

  • Site Construction Improvements

    August 2023 - October 2023

  • Exterior Building Modifications

    September 2023 - January 2024

  • Interior Construction Renovation

    August 2023 - May 2024

  • Owner Occupancy

    May 31, 2024

3971 Little Savannah Road, 173 HHS Building, WCU, Cullowhee, NC 28723 | Tel: 828.293.2274 | Fax: 828.293.2270 | [email protected]
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