SOME WAYS TO GET TRACTION On This Journey Back to Who We Really Are
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS believes that in each child there is a special spark that, when provided with inspiration and encouragement, will lead them to become a positive, productive citizen of our community and the world.
With just a few hours each month as a volunteer Big Brother or Big Sister, you’ll become a role model and a friend and provide your Little with the support they need to reach their full potential.
And … it’s rewarding and fun!
Mentoring works. We see it every day. We hear it in the stories our Bigs and Littles tell us and in the research studies that we read. And you can learn about it firsthand. When you mentor, you change the life of a child and make a lasting, positive impact on your community.
Pisgah Legal Services is a nonprofit organization providing comprehensive, free legal services in eight counties in western North Carolina and specialized legal services in an additional ten counties. The mission of Pisgah Legal Services is to pursue justice by providing legal assistance and advocacy to help people living with low incomes in western North Carolina meet their basic needs and improve their lives.
Pisgah Legal Services is a partner in the Asheville Buncombe Middle Grades Network, which utilizes a collective impact strategy that brings together Asheville City Schools, Buncombe County Schools, and community partners around a shared vision of creating success-ready 9th-graders and improving graduation rates. CLICK FOR MORE OPPORTUNITIES
Have you thought about volunteering in Asheville or the surrounding areas? There are countless opportunities to do so regardless of the time of year! Do you know of a group or club not listed here or one in need of updating? If so contact Asheville.com or use our submission form and we’ll add it right away.
To increase comprehensive literacy and English language skills through specialized instruction by trained tutors and access to literacy resources.
A community in which literacy is highly valued and achievable for all.
The Literacy Council of Buncombe County will provide ongoing, hands-on, and accessible tutoring for its students and the resources and training needed for its volunteers. Our donors will witness the positive impact for both the individual and the community at large