University Partners beginning with "H"

Appalachian State University is honored to be in partnership with many external organizations. These creative relationships provide opportunities for our students, faculty and staff to engage in mutually beneficial service, research, educational, and economic development activities throughout the region, state, country and world.

We invite you to browse a few examples of these partnerships below. Please contact us if you have a question about a particular partnership.

Browse to the University Partner by its first letter. For a comprehensive listing of human service providers in Watauga, Ashe and Avery Counties, please visit the Community Resource Directory on the University's Institute for Health and Human Services website.

Habitat for Humanity - Avery County

Low-income families and individuals

Habitat for Humanity - Watauga County

Low-income Watauga County residents

Habitat ReStore

Low-income Watauga County residents

Head Start (Zionville)


Healing Harvest Forest Foundation


Henry Blair Farm

People of all ages

High Country Friends for Life

Abandoned dogs and cats

High Country Hospice

Terminally ill with a prognosis of 6 months or less and their families, and anyone in the community that needs grief support.

High Country United Way

People of all ages.

Holston Camp & Retreat Center

Youth ages 8-17

Hope Pregnancy Resource Center

Primarily serve young women between the ages of 18 – 24 years old.

Horn in the West/Hickory Ridge Homestead

People of all ages

Horse Helpers of the High Country

Malnourished or abandoned animals (mostly horses, but some sheep and dogs.)

Hospitality House

Individuals (18 years or older) and families who are homeless.

Hunger and Health Coalition

Citizens of Watauga and surrounding counties