It says everything about Asheville that the chapel and offices of the Goddess temple are across the street from the First Baptist Church.
Mother Grove Temple was established in 2008. We have a full schedule of programs including public rituals for the ancient holy days (and Earth Day), religious education for adults and children, Full Moon ceremonies, Sunday morning meditation time, and rites of passage by appointment.
We launched a new homelessness prevention program in January 2018, designed to help individuals and families stay in their rental units when they have no other housing options.
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. 276 EAST CHESTNUT STREET ASHEVILLE, NC, 28801 (828) 335-1218 CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Bounty & Soul is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a health and wellness movement in underserved communities in Buncombe and McDowell Counties. Our fresh, free food markets provide healthy, fresh produce and whole grains along with nutrition education and health and wellness resources for children, families, individuals, and seniors who struggle with food insecurity and poor health. We offer our services at five weekly markets.
Our VOICE is thrilled to announce the launch of our referral and informational textline, offered in English and Spanish, for all people who are interested in services or support after experiencing sexual trauma.
We believe that to serve our clients we must model a violence-free community that is founded in respect and equality. By providing safety, shelter, counseling and advocacy, we empower each client to create a life that is free of violence. Click here
Hey y’all! As we move into the cozy winter months and we share food, community, and give gifts to our loved ones, I ask you think about Youth OUTright! We’re out here cultivating confidence, resilience, and compassion in the youth community and support young queer and trans leaders make the change they want for the world!
Welcome to Girls on the Run! – a life-changing, non-profit program for girls in the 3rd through 8th grade. Our mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Click here to see our IMPACT STUDY
A youth development program designed to support young men through advocacy, education, and mentoring.
Discover the inspiration behind MDTMT, from how the organization was founded to its future plans to expand services to reach young men in Western NC.
Apply for your child or student to join our Men’s Development Program, where we mentor young men in our community and participate in educational advocacy.
Are you ready to take a stand and support male youth in our area? Find out how you can make a difference in a young person’s life. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reported in October 2016 that their National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) found 4.3 percent of the adult population within the United States consider themselves to be either gay, lesbian, or bisexual.
Green Opportunities’ mission it to train, support, and connect people from marginalized communities to sustainable employment pathways.
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of WNC
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America originated in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1904. Irving Westheimer, a young businessman noticed a boy foraging for his dinner in a garbage can and thought it would be possible to help him and others like him by spending time together in a one-to-one mentoring relationship. There are currently over 400 Big Brothers Big Sisters programs in the United States. The program began in Buncombe County in 1982, adding Henderson County in 1989, and expanding to serve eight Western North Carolina counties by 2009. In 2008-09, more than 700 children were enrolled in the program, and the Board of Directors has set a goal to serve over 1000 children by 2011. For more information see our Website
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