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People who give of their personal time to care for others are among some of the best people in the world. Here at United Way, we get to meet a lot of those folks and we try to shine a spotlight on them - in thanks for what they do but also to inspire others.Our volunteer spotlight this month is on...
Here at Hands On Asheville-Buncombe, the volunteer center of United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County, we are sifting through all the great photographs from last week's Days of Impact.To see a collection of images from last week, click here.Days of Impact are corporate volunteer service...
Lindsay Stalowy is entering her second year as a volunteer at Enka Middle School. Here's what she said about the experience:"Volunteering as a Mentor at Enka Middle School has been delightfully rewarding for me," said Stalowy. "I meet with my mentee just once a week but the...
We believe that the people in our community, the people who Give, Advocate and Volunteer, are pretty spectacular people and they deserve a bright light shone upon them.Michelle LaRocque is one of those people. Michelle has been a dedicated Hands On Volunteer Leader since 2013.  She has led...
We believe that the people in our community, the people who Give, Advocate and Volunteer, are pretty spectacular people and they deserve a bright light shone upon them.Hands On Volunteer Leader Sarah Giavedoni is one of these awesome people. She's been an active volunteer with The POP Project...
Every year our School Supply Drive gets bigger and bigger. Last year, as a result of this drive, 1,350 elementary and middle school aged children received a fully stocked backpack and extra materials were sent to local teachers. This year we reached a record setting 1,754! This is important for...
Our president, David Bailey submitted the following to the Asheville Citizen-Times Report CardAn A to the recent MLK Breakfast and specifically the remarks of their keynote speaker: Rodney Johnson. Johnson gave a personal and poignant talk about growing up in Asheville - opening the curtains to the...
Tamaria Kelly is the new Middle School Success Project Coordinator. Tamaria served as an educator for a year at The NativityMiguel Middle School of Buffalo under the AmeriCorps Builds Lives through Education (ABLE) program. She also was an intern for United Way of Buffalo and Erie County’s...
by David PresleyOver the years, Hands On Asheville-Buncombe has seen some amazing volunteers come through our doors. Hands On is the volunteer center of United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County. Clare Cook and Samantha Little are just two volunteers who have given back to the community in...
by David PresleyRecently, a local branch of Wells Fargo had its employees participated in the Forever Friend Pet Toys portable project, a volunteer opportunity managed by Hands On Asheville-Buncombe. Hands On is the volunteer center of United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County.District Manager...

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