Tapestry Eating Disorder Program Presents: Healing Through The Arts: Silent Auction & Reception

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| By Lisa Parham | And this is why…

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Stand Down

As Leanna Sain and her husband celebrated their anniversary in Savannah, Georgia, she was willfully not seeking a writing project. Then, while waiting for a tour bus one morning, a man came “bebopping” down the street speaking in a strange …

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Redefining the History, Color of Appalachian Poverty with OpenDoors of Asheville’s Jasmine Middleton

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| By Lauren Stepp | The War on Poverty might just be the longest battle these mountains have ever faced. Officially declared by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964, the campaign has featured artilleries of federal aid and failed bootstrapping …

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OpenDoors of Asheville to Host 8th Annual Fundraiser “Art Affair 2017: Urban Canvas”

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The gala and art auction at the newly revitalized location of Wedge Brewery and 12Bones directly supports initiatives to help local youth break the cycle of multigenerational poverty.

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Hope Chest Presents: A Celebration of Hope!

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The Hope Chest for Women is excited to announce the Fourth Annual Here’s Hope Luncheon and Fashion Show.

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Farm To School: Coming Together

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Who grows your food? Many more children today know the answer to that question. One reason more children are tuned in to where their food comes from is the growing farm-to-school movement. This movement has grown by leaps and bounds, …

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Benefit Concert for Mission Foundation’s “Ladies Night Out”

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“The Greatest Show on Earth” is coming to Asheville at the Diana Wortham Theatre, Saturday, September 3rd at 7:00pm

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Children’s Champion Marian Wright Edelman Coming to Asheville

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Advocate Will Be the Keynote for Pisgah Legal Services’ Annual Poverty Forum

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Sarah: Gift and Giver

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“Letter” to the Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County

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Scaling Your Woman-Owned Business: Local Tools for Putting Your Company on the Fast-Track

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Being a female entrepreneur in Western North Carolina presents its own set of unique challenges and benefits. At a recent Mompreneur Gathering, held in September at the Lenoir-Rhyne University Center for Graduate Studies, more than forty women entrepreneurs and mompreneurs …

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Mental Health Month 2016

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During the month of May, NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) and participants across the country are bringing awareness to mental health. Each year we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for equal care. Each year, the …

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You Can do Anything: Build a roof or bake a pie with Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build program

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| By Greta Bush | My grandfather and I were crouched on our knees on the roof of the chicken coop we were building, his rough, stained farm hands guiding my four-year-old fingers around a heavy hammer. He held a …

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Lunch On Us!

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| By JeanAnn Taylor | Never underestimate the power of compassion when two caring organizations collaborate. The synergy between the Asheville Quilt Guild and Meals on Wheels recently brought love and joy to hundreds of homebound men and women.

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Color Me Goodwill … the Back Story

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| By Sandie Rhodes | Every upcycling designer and thrifty shopper already knows Goodwill retail stores are the place to go for bargains and “special “finds.” But what many don’t know is that Goodwill of Northwest NC has three Workforce …

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