Offering rest, renewal and re-creation to families experiencing serious life-altering illnesses incorporating nature, art, spirituality and Southern Appalachian experiences to enhance resiliency, empowerment and self-determination.
We envision a world where all families affected by serious life-altering illnesses experience freedom from daily burdens and enjoy time together as a family.
Compassion. We exercise compassion through being a still presence, acknowledging the limits of our actions and words to address another’s suffering, and realizing the limitlessness of our genuine love and concern. Empowerment. We encourage empowerment through experiences that create victors despite serious life-altering illnesses. Inner Peace. The Still Place creates an environment that nurtures inner peace and spiritual calm, despite the stresses of serious life-altering illnesses. Positive Attitude. We bring positive attitudes and spirits to create room for resiliency, renewal, and joy. Integrity. Integrity is embodied through honesty, reflection, and a humble spirit. We facilitate the integration of serious life-altering illnesses into the fabric of the lives of The Still Place community, including families, staff, volunteers, Board members, and donors.