Established in 2009, Create Huntington is a 501 c (3) nonprofit organization serving as a grassroots support network that empowers people to effect positive change in their community. The organization strives to see our region grow more successful and inviting, innovative and thriving. Create Huntington’s current mission is to empower citizens through connections so that Huntington is appealing in its environment, successful in growing its economy and sustainable for the future. Our vision is that Huntington is a place where citizens actively identify needs and readily search for solutions to make the city a better place to live, work, and play.
Create Huntington is focused on civic improvement through citizen lead projects and support. We do this by connecting like-minded people and encouraging creative solutions to the issues around us.
• We believe the citizens of Huntington are the best power for bringing about positive change in our community.
• We work to actively engage our citizens in order to create a strong local economy and to be a better place to live.
• We value innovation, creativity, and diversity in our community and wish to see these characteristics woven into the fabric of our city.
• We wish to see Huntington grow as a regional destination and, through the efforts of our citizens, be the premier place to live, work, and play in both the Tristate and West Virginia.
Over the past eight years, Create Huntington has significantly contributed to making an impact in Huntington and positively changing the image and attitude of the City’s residents. Citizens have been engaged in meaningful discussions and numerous successful projects that have created tangible results in our community.