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Volunteer Opportunities

WOMANSONG’S SPRING CONCERT “We Are One” – June 1 & 2 Get your tickets now!

Womansong, Asheville’s largest and longest-running women’s community chorus, invites you to its spring concert,  “We Are One,” at Warren Wilson Presbyterian Church on Friday, June 1st at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 2nd at 3 p.m.  CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS 

This is the inaugural concert of Womansong’s new directors, Althea Gonzalez (Artistic Director) and Amanda Carroll (Assistant Artistic Director).


MOUNTAIN TRUE – Action, Issues & Advocacy

The NC Department of Environmental Quality has extended the deadline for public feedback about North Carolina’s coal combustion residuals (CCR) rules from March 22 to April 6. The DEQ has indicated that they plan to enact their own state CCR rules in addition to the federal rules, which are at risk of being weakened by current EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. If the federal rules are weakened, we need to make sure the state CCR rules can step in to help defend our waters and our communities.


CHILDREN FIRST: Communities In Schools of Buncombe County Impact Report Released

Asheville, NC-January 30, 2018 –   Children First/Communities In Schools (CIS) of Buncombe County released an Impact Report that includes new data on how the organization continues to help remove barriers for students and families who are unable to afford basic necessities, housing and medical care, providing resources, and surrounding students with a community of support. This report can be viewed atwww.childrenfirstcisbc.org.


Hard2Recycle and Asheville GreenWorks

Waste reduction and recycling is a major component of our work. Establishing new recycling locations and educating the public about reducing our environmental footprint is one of our core missions. We organize the H2R collections and our Volunteers bring out the muscle for these events. If you would like to volunteer or become an event sponsor, click HERE. For more information call:  828-254-1776


My Sistah Taught Me That – the girl’s developmental program in Asheville

My Sistah Taught Me That (MSTMT) is a young girl’s developmental program designed to encourage, inspire, educate, and empower young girls ages 11-19 with a special focus on girls growing up in single parent homes without their father.  This program was created so young ladies in Buncombe County and surrounding areas in Western North Carolina may have the chance to be exposed to professional leaders in our community who are dedicated to providing opportunities, open dialogue, and exposure to things they wouldn’t routinely do, with the intent of helping them grow and mature.


BOUNTY & SOUL Volunteers Needed (Really !)

We are gearing up for two of our favorite annual events, the new and improved UGrow Community Dig Day which will inspire Bounty & Soul participants and the greater Black Mountain community to grow their own food AND our 3rd Annual VegOut fundraiser at Pisgah Brewing Company. More details and ways to get involved are listed below. Both are family-friendly events and will have a variety of activities for all ages. Please help us to SPREAD THE WORD and let us know if you’d like to help out. Needless to say, there are lots of places to plug in and assist to ensure these events go off without a hitch!  Bounty & Soul


REWRITING LIFE STORIES Donate to Help Asheville Children Read To Succeed!

The stories for many children born into poverty share a common outcome: a lifetime cycle of hardship. We believe that a single powerful factor – literacy – can help break that cycle. 

Read To Succeed Asheville wants all children to achieve well-being and lead productive lives. One crucial key is the ability to read proficiently, and we’re making inroads. Students are referred to us because they are unable to read at expected grade level and every year, on average, 66% of R2S students get to grade level in reading (as measured by the state DIBELS test).


FUNDING CANCELLED for HUMANE ALLIANCE Trap, Spay Return Program for Community Cats

Dear Friends, We at Brother Wolf wouldn’t normally reach out to you so soon after our year-end campaign, but we recently received some news that poses a real threat to the progress we have made together to build and sustain a true No-Kill community.  We just learned from The Humane Alliance Spay/Neuter Clinic (which is now a program of the ASPCA) that they have cancelled funding for community cat spay/neuter in Asheville and Buncombe County for groups doing high volume TNR (trap/neuter/return.)


Asheville GreenWorks

Asheville GreenWorks

Asheville GreenWorks is a volunteer based 501(c)(3) working to enhance the environment and quality of life for the citizens of Asheville and Buncombe County through awareness building, community activities and partnership. * Serving as liasion between citizens, city and county government * Over 12,000 dedicated Volunteers * Over 900 Contributing Members * Corporate, governmental and academic partnerships * Grassroots activities to increase public awareness and effect public policy
828-254-1776   Visit our website

 

 

 


CONSERVING CAROLINA

We are Conserving Carolina, formed by the consolidation of two sister organizations, Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy and Pacolet Area Conservancy. Our organizations, each with deep roots and strong histories of conserving our lands and natural resources, have united to increase conservation efforts in our area. Combining our expertise, talents and resources under a consolidated banner, we can do more for you! 


*Hands On Asheville – Volunteer Flex Projects

Flex Projects are created in collaboration with our Partner Agency, and are led by trained Hands On Volunteer Leaders. Flex Projects don’t require an ongoing commitment, giving you the chance to explore a variety of opportunities that impact our community. 

What makes our Flex Projects unique?

  • Each Flex Project is led by a trained Hands On volunteer, known as a Volunteer Leader
  • Most Flex Projects take place on evenings and weekends and last 1-3 hours
  • Flex Projects don’t require an ongoing commitment or any advance training
  • Many Flex Projects are youth/family friendly
  • Because you’ll be participating with a group of other volunteers, Flex Projects are a great way to meet new people

Check out the Flex Project Calendarand get started today!

View a List of Portable Projects 

View HandsOn Events


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