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((PICTURED: Beloved former NC 2-1-1 coworker Danica Spencer's son lending a hand at Fill the Bus, part of the annual School Supply Drive.))   Alleviating Need in Asheville and Buncombe County One... Read More
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 3:28pm
“Increase our diversity and equity knowledge to strengthen our behaviors, practices and values.”   This statement is one of the thirteen objectives you will find in our recently approved, three-year... Read More
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:59am
  With the first day of summer quickly approaching, the possibilities to get outside and explore in western North Carolina are endless. One practice you may not be able to enjoy in community outside... Read More
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:17pm
  Perhaps you’ve heard of the community school strategy, either through local nonprofit Children First/Communities in Schools, an organization committed to advocating for and empowering children and... Read More
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 9:22am
With only a few weeks left in the school year, Asheville and Buncombe County students will soon hear the final school bells ring before they’re off to enjoy summer. While there are plenty of simple... Read More
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 3:40pm
  As we take a moment to celebrate the mothers in our lives and community, it’s important to recognize the necessity of their health and wellbeing and the inequities that exist. From young women and... Read More
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 9:56am
This week has been incredibly difficult for our whole community, and particularly for children.   The murders and critical wounding of the members a local family as a result of family violence have... Read More
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 3:23pm
  The Coalition for Community Schools is convening the Community Schools National Forum May 2-4, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland and we're excited to be attending and presenting alongside... Read More
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 1:31pm
While volunteer work in itself provides the reward to those willing and able to offer their time and expertise to their community, it’s always heartwarming to take a moment and talk to those people... Read More
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 4:49pm
COMING SOON A NEW TEAM MEMBER We are pleased to announce that Beth Benzing will be joining our team as the new Leadership Giving Manager. In her new role, Beth will serve as the primary staff contact... Read More
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 12:55pm