With seed money, H.O.P.E. Coalition looks to do some good

Oct 14, 2019 -- Posted by : michelle

By Mike Christopherson
Posted Aug 14, 2019

Crookston Times - CHS, Inc. provides $2,000 contribution through its ‘Seeds of Stewardship’ initiative.

For months the mission has been established and laudable, and stakeholders and experts from a myriad of agencies and organizations have sat around tables and otherwise communicated to make sure that everyone has remained on the same page so everyone can hit the ground running at the opportune moment.

And now, with a $2,000 donation from CHS, Inc. to the H.O.P.E. Coalition (Help, Outreach, Prevention and Education), coalition members are ready to embark on their mission of suicide prevention.

“It’s our first donation and we’re very excited for that,” said Northwestern Mental Health Center CEO Shauna Reitmeier, while adding some additional contributions are in the pipeline as well. ”(The CHS, Inc. donation) is basically our seed money. Now we can get to work on trying to do some good.”

NWMHC, a non-profit agency, is the fiscal host for the H.O.P.E. Coalition, but the local, area and regional involvement goes far beyond a single agency. Read more...


Most Recent Posts

Who am I if I am not a farmer anymore?

Let’s face it, transitioning to a niche market or picking up more work is not a solution for every farmer facing hard times. Some will need to stop farming. While that may be hard, it can also be an opportunity.

Psychiatry Medication Providers Just In Time Scheduling

NWMHC is implementing what we are calling Just In Time Scheduling. The goal is for existing clients to receive a follow-up appointment within 5-7 business days from when they call.

Women in Agriculture conference focuses on self-care

Not many people like stress, but it was the center of conversation at Saturday’s Women in Agriculture Conference, hosted by Washington State University.

Holiday Self Care Strategies

For some people, the holidays are a time for joy and celebration. Then there are times when it’s not so happy during the holidays. So how do we get through the holidays if it’s one of those “not so happy” times?

After historically bad harvest, farmers invited for coffee and conversation

On the heels of a historically bad and/or difficult 2019 harvest, area farmers and their significant others were invited to “Coffee, Conversation and Community Support” events on Saturday, one in Crookston and one in East Grand Forks.

603 Bruce Street, Crookston, MN 56716
Phone (Non-Crisis): 218.281.3940 | Toll-free: 1.800.418.7326

© Northwestern Mental Health Center 2019 | Privacy of Health Information