Sunday, January 31, 2010

A-Hope Needs Donations - Coffee Supplies, Soap, Shampoo and White Towels

A-Hope is a homeless day shelter located at 19 N. Ann St. in Asheville NC. The shelter provides a warm place for the homeless to come in and get a warm cup of coffee, sandwich and also a hot shower. This non-profit gets very little funding of any kind and desperately needs help in the following areas: Coffee & Coffee Supplies, coffee, creamer, sugar, cups and supplies - Bar Soap - Shampoo - White Towels - They also desperately need a set of commercial grade washer/dryers to do the vast amount of laundry that piles up daily.

Please look into you hearts and make a donation to help support their mission efforts of getting our local homeless off the street and into permanent housing. Most of these people are just like you and I & once had homes, good jobs, and food to eat. Please look deep into your heart if you are a lucky one that still has a warm bed & food today. Call Heather at A-Hope to arrange a donation (828)-252-8883 or visit their website at to learn more about their great out reach work in the Asheville community.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Calling all Santas - Help Our Local Seniors at Christmas

With the holidays fast approaching, it's time to begin collecting items for the "Santa for Seniors" project. This annual project provides individual holiday gift bags to each of the 525 elderly clients Meals On Wheels serves throughout Buncombe County. Click on the link to go to the meals on wheels site and learn how to donate to help a senior at christmas time in the Asheville Buncombe area, thanks in advance for helping our local shut-ins.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Help-Portrait takes photo's for the less fortunate

Help Portrait is a movement of photographers who are using their time, equipment and expertise to give back to those who are less fortunate this holiday season. Visit to learn more about this great cause happening in Asheville and across the country in early December 2009.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Asheville/Buncombe CROP Hunger Walk - October 11th, 2009

In communities across the U.S. friends and neighbors are putting their caring into action through the CROP Hunger Walk. By participating you can 1) Feed the Hungry, 2) You can provide disaster relief, and 3) You can shelter refugees.

For more info. check out Asheville/Buncombe CROP Hunger Walk Website:

Family Fun Day at the Ramble, Sunday Sept. 20th

Family Fun Day at the Ramble - 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday, September 20th, 2009 This event is being organized and run by the Real Estate Community as a way to raise funds as well as awareness of volunteer and advocacy opportunities through United Way. There are tons of things to take advantage of at this event -

Bike ride and a fun run

Horticulture class with Amy Fahmy and Going Green with Josh Dorfman (T.V.'s The Lazy Environmentalist),

Music by the Scenic Roots and the Caribean Cowboys - the works.

All at the Ramble.
To receive your car pass you will need to make a donation to United Way which you can do at United Way, through the Real Estate Community, or at the door. To learn more visit

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Meals on Wheels Charity Auction on Sept. 12th at Asheville Country Club

Meals on Wheels of Asheville is holding its 6th Annual Fundraiser "Plate Expectations" on Sept. 12 at The Asheville Country Club. Please consider coming to this charity auction, $50/person or $80/couple with all money going to Meals on Wheels to fund the meals that go to our elderly shut-ins here in the Asheville-Buncombe area. Call Meals on Wheels at (828)-253-5286 to buy tickets to this great event.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

ABCCM "Sharing Affair" Auction, Sat. August 8th

ABCCM is having their annual "Sharing Affair" Auction on Saturday, August 8th at New Life Community Church at 1417 Riverside Drive (2 miles north of 19/23/UNCA exit). Hundreds of local individuals and business owners have donated expensive items, services & goods for this charity auction that will benefit many in need within our great community. Preview of auction items starts at 9Am, with the actual auction beginning promptly at 10Am. Click on this link for more info or call Cheryl Wilson at (828)-259-5300 x327.