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BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County hosted their Days of Impact initiative on Wednesday. Mission Health employees are among those volunteering within the community. They are working to improve a cross country trail at Enka Middle School.Organizers said...
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Members of a local group rolled up their sleeves and gave back to the community on Martin Luther King Day.United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County’s volunteer center, Hands On Asheville-Buncombe, did some winter cleaning at Erwin Middle School.Volunteers...
WLOS — SWANNANOA, N.C. -- Hundreds of people are volunteering in mountain communities this week through United Way's "Days of Impact."The United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County says more than 400 people from local businesses and groups volunteered their talents through...
Homework Diners are weekly family engagement events that will take place on Tuesday evenings in the Enka Middle School cafeteria, starting November 15th.  Students and families will receive a free meal; students and families will also receive tutoring support and help with homework from...
A record 1,754 fully-stocked backpacks were distributed to local students! At an estimated $35 per bag, the worth of 2016 supply drive donations equals $61,390. That's amazing and here's a bit about how it happened. Check out the photos here - students, volunteers and lots of great school...
On July 28 BorgWarner Turbo Systems employees gave 200 fully stocked backpacks to students and staff of the Salvation Army’s Boys and Girls Club. The Boys and Girls Club is one of nine organizations that will then distribute the backpacks to area families over the course of the next few weeks...
We are excited to announce that our volunteer center, Hands On Asheville-Buncombe, launched their new website this week with help from Galaxy Digital, a local Asheville-based company. Galaxy collaborates with United Ways around the country to support community volunteer efforts using their Get...
Our offices will be closed on Friday, January 19 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. However, NC 2-1-1 will still be available 24 hours a day, just as they are 365 days a year. Hands On Asheville-Buncombe will also be coordinating the MLK Jr. Intergenerational Day of Service at...
Beth Walton covers social issues for Asheville Citizen-Times and has made a weekly commitment to service. She recently discovered what many of you already know: Hands On Asheville-Buncombe's Portable Projects offer the ultimate in flexibility. They're also an innovative and fun approach to...
Come check out United Way's president, David Bailey, who will be one of many guest celebrity servers at the Holiday Hotcakes Fundraiser for the Irene Wortham Center.The event will take place on December 6th from 8-10 am at the Applebee’s on Hendersonville Road. Tickets are $10 for adults...

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