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Buncombe County Business Receives United Way Spirit of North Carolina Award
Beverly-Hanks & Associates recognized for commitment to community
Epsilon Inc., an IT outsourcing service based in Asheville, N.C., made a big impact on Erwin Middle School yesterday.
The following alert comes from "Voices for National Service"
We need your help TODAY to protect national service funding.
Over the weekend, The New York Times reported that the Corporation for National and Community Service and AmeriCorps may be among federal programs being considered for elimination in the Administration's budget. We need your help to make sure that doesn't happen.
WomanUP is an initiative of the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce focused on "women in business who wish to build a strong network of women intent on inspiring one another to achieve individual potential; supporting each other in business endeavors; and creating a legacy through mentorship".
Carolina Public Press, a local nonprofit, nonpartisan news outlet, hosted a forum on the issues of hunger, food deserts and food insecurity. You can watch the entire forum below but several of our staff members were there and we wanted to share some thoughts about the topic and issues raised at the event.
Everyone should be able to see a doctor when they need to. But for many Americans this is not possible because they do not have healthcare coverage.
"Who in this room was the class clown?"
"Who are stepparents?"
"How many of you love to dance?"
Last month we loaded up the flip charts and headed over to Montreat for our annual staff retreat. It was a great day, full of reflection on the work we accomplished in the year past, visioning for the coming year and a healthy dose of self-care to prepare us for the work ahead.
Each month at United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County, we highlight and interview one of our incredible staff members. This month we are interviewing Lisa Ross, our Donor Analytics & Administration Manager.
Why are you in nonprofit work? Lisa works in nonprofit because it is a tangible way for her to live her beliefs of being there for your neighbors and community.