‘1 in 5’ Episode 4: Meet Savannah Steiger

Savannah Steiger | March 8, 2021 | Aspen Postsecondary Success for Parents, Press Releases

Savannah Steiger is originally from the small town of Apalachicola, FL, but now lives in an even smaller town – Harrington, ME. She lives “off-grid,” in the woods with her husband and their two children.

Savannah became involved with Family Futures Downeast and the Caring Community Collaborative in 2017, when she decided to return to college.

Every few weeks, Savannah hosts a local community supper where a small group (2-4 people) cooks dinner for 50-100 people.

She cares deeply about her community and wants to create a place where everyone belongs and gets what they need.

Savannah aims to become a counselor so she can help others in the ways so many have helped her.

Listen

You can read the episode transcript here.

Resources

Family Futures Downeast is a two-generation program that improves economic outcomes for low-income families in Washington County, Maine.

Post Secondary Success for Parents initiative (PSP), is a partnership between Ascend at the Aspen Institute and Imaginable Futures.

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is focused on creating grants that are geared towards developing a brighter future for millions of children at risk of poor educational, economic, social and health outcomes.

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