A Letter from Aubrey, Age 10

In January, we received a very special letter in the mail.

“I want to give you $10 because I like Little Middle, and I want to keep it going,” Aubrey, age 10, wrote. One of our favorite weeks of the year, Little Middle gives children aged 7-17 the chance to discover Appalachian culture and participate in dozens of hands-on arts and crafts programs. Aubrey’s contribution demonstrated this week’s profound impact on our community’s youngest members. To say we were touched is an understatement.

As with most of our programming and special events, your support makes this class week possible. We always say that every donation counts, that no amount is too small–and Aubrey’s contribution is no different.

Watch our video above to hear from Aubrey directly. We hope you’ll consider donating to the Folk School and, as Aubrey wrote, help us “go do good.”

Support the Folk School Today

By donating to our Fund-A-Need program, you help the Folk School fulfill its mission of bringing people together for experiences in learning and community life that spark self-discovery. Donation options include our annual fund, our program areas, scholarships, or specific items. We have a variety of specific needs, from painting easels and woodcarving workbenches to cooking studio shelves and golf carts.

You can browse your favorite studio/program area or check out projects and upgrades around campus at the right gift level for you. By donating, you become an enduring part of the Folk School and ensure a better experience for yourself and other learners.

Consider donating to the Folk School using the button below or call us at 1-800-FOLK-SCH (1-800-365-5724) 

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