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HIGHTS builds tiny home to support programs

HIGHTS (Helping Inspire Gifts of Hope, Trust and Service) works with communities’ most at-risk youth to provide meaningful service opportunities, adventure activities, job training and essential mental health services in Jackson, Haywood, Macon and Swain counties. HIGHTS goal is to develop essential life skills and instill feelings of community belongingness in our clients.

HIGHTS received an award from the Nantahala Health Foundation to build a tiny home on a trailer this spring. The build will be finished out with the help of HIGHTS clients to provide job training skills and an introduction to a career in construction. HIGHTS plans to sell the tiny home and quickly begin another build to continue providing job training and support for HIGHTS programs.

HIGHTS recently received an additional $500 from America’s Home Place — Franklin office to support the build. To learn more about HIGHTS, visit If you would like to inquire about purchasing the tiny home or are interested in partnering with HIGHTS, contact Paul Heckert, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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