Umpqua Story Project

Sharing Stories Helps Heal UCC Wounds

In November of 2015, The Hearth was given a grant by The Ford Family Foundation to develop The Umpqua Story Project. The purpose of the project is to employ a variety of narrative practices to promote healing in Douglas County in the wake of the October 1, 2015 shooting at [...]

By |2018-09-01T16:57:15+00:00Sep 27, 2016|Umpqua Story Project|

True Tales of Kindness in Wake of October 1 Tragedy at Umpqua Community College

Two weeks after the horrific shooting at Umpqua Community College in which nine were killed and nine wounded, Mark Yaconelli was contacted by The Ford Family Foundation. “In the midst of the shock and pain of the October 1, 2015 tragedy, there was this generous, creative, compassionate response by local [...]

By |2018-09-01T16:57:15+00:00Sep 22, 2016|Mark Yaconelli, News, Umpqua Story Project|