Community Nights (Featuring Homework Diners)

 

 

AAAACommunity Nights (featuring Homework Diners) offer students and their families a nutritious meal, homework help, and access to a wide variety of community resources. This unique family engagement strategy builds connections between parents, teachers, students, and community resources.

You’re Invited

Community Nights happen weekly at 7 schools and are open to all families with a K-12 student in the surrounding school district (preK-8th grade students must attend with an adult family member). We invite you to join us for the Community Nights listed below (click a school tab below to see dates and times). 

 

Attend a Community Night Near You

Asheville Middle          11.15.22  |  11.29.22  |  12.13.22    
Tuesdays  |  5:00-6:30 pm


 

Asheville High          11.9.22  |  11.16.22  |  11.30.22  |  12.7.22  |  12.14.22
Wednesdays  |  5:30-7:00 pm


 

Enka Middle          11.7.22  |  11.28.22  |  12.12.22
Mondays  |  5:30-7:00 pm


 

Erwin Middle          11.14.22  |  11.28.22  |  12.12.22
Mondays  |  5:30-7:00 pm


 

Owen Middle          11.10.22  |  11.17.22  |  12.1.22  |  12.8.22  |  12.15.22
Thursdays  |  5:30-7:00 pm


 

Dates and times to be determined


 

Reynolds Middle          11.16.22  |  11.30.22  |  12.14.22
Wednesdays  |  5:00-6:30 pm


 

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Integrating Community Partners

Working in collaboration with our United for Youth Network partners, our organization is embedding as many community-building elements into Community Night offerings as possible.

We collectively do this by:

  • Contracting with local providers to serve families a healthy meal.
  • Providing stipends for local teachers who are interested in providing homework help/tutoring for students outside of the classroom.
  • Providing homework help/tutoring for parents so they learn how to better help their kids at home.
  • Partnering with local service providers and businesses like OnTrack Financial Education and Self Help Credit Union to provide classes around budgeting, financial planning, and homeownership.
  • Enlisting help from local health providers to share preventative education programs and health screenings.

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Get Involved

VOLUNTEER: 
Our Community Schools are looking for volunteers to support students and families via a wide variety of opportunities. Learn more through United Way's volunteer center, Hands on Asheville-Buncombe.

ENGAGEMENT MARKETS:
Established as a means of fighting food insecurity, we are proud to partner with Buncombe County Government to offer no-contact food box pickup outside of Community Nights.

These occur once a month at Enka, Erwin, and Asheville Middle Schools. Learn more about volunteering at a market. Explore an updated list of meal-sites throughout Buncombe County or by calling 2-1-1.

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The Value of Community Nights (Featuring Homework Diners)

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Help support this work and allow us to continue to grow this program throughout Asheville and Buncombe County schools. DONATE TODAY.

* Homework Diners are funded in part by a grant from The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina and sponsorship from Arby's Foundation and the Brumit Restaurant Group.