Address:550 Dillingham RdBarnardsville, NC 28709Map & Directions
(1 Mile Away )
Services: Provides an emergency food pantry and clothing closet Thrift store and library on site Has a community swimming pool Picnic shed, play ground, and volleyball court, & basketball court Picnic shed & resource room are available for rentals Food Pantry open Tuesday, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Big Ivy Community Holiday Events 2012:
Senior Christmas Luncheon is Sunday, December 9th at 1:00 p.m - a congregate meal is served for Seniors and family members (for Barnardsville senior residents only).
Family Christmas Gathering is Saturday, December 15th at 6:30 p.m. - Children toddler to 10 years old sit on Santa's lap and get a stuffed animal; cookies & juice served (for Barnardsville family residents only).
Hours: Food Pantry/Closing Closet: Tuesday, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.;
Thrift Store and Community Center: Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.;
Library: Tuesday, Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Available to residents of northern Buncombe County. Targets residents of Big Ivy Community (Barnardsville Fire Department District - Barnardsville, Democrat, and Dillingham)
Documents To Bring: Food Pantry/Closing Closet: Apply in person
Rental Information: Call community center
Address:450 Aiken RdWeaverville, NC 28787Map & Directions
Services: Food boxes available on a walk-in basis on Fridays at the church between 12:00 - 2:00 p.m Church-based food pantry affiliated with MANNA FoodBank Call Sonia Burleson for an emergency food need on another day of the week.
Hours: Friday, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Documents To Bring: Walk-in
Address:216 Whitson AveSwannanoa, NC 28778Map & Directions
Services: Faith Centered Ministry reaching out to the community with a home cooked meal every Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pantry is open on Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. free gourmet bread is given out and fruit and vegetables as available. The Welcome Table will have a Thanksgiving meal.
Medical Equipment Loan Closet also available at regular Wednesday meal Includes walkers; toilet seats; crutches; wheelchairs
Cholesterol and Diabetes screenings available every other month on the 2nd Wednesday See Black Mountain News for advertisements Please schedule an appointment in advance.
Hours: Meals served Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ;
Pantry open Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Anyone in Swannanoa, Black Mountain, East Asheville
Documents To Bring: Arrive during hours of operation; Please schedule an appointment for health screenings.
Address:850 Warren Wilson RdSwannanoa, NC 28778Map & Directions
Services: Hearts With Hands strives to eliminate suffering through the application of Christian principles. Their operating programs are as follows:
1. "Christmas From the Heart" - Helped almost 500 underprivileged children with Christmas
2. Sharing Heart Food Bank- serves over 500 families per month
3. Sharing Heart Regional Distribution Center- serves over 60 agencies with food per month. Last year the distribution center gave away over 2 million pounds of food absolutely free of charge.
4.GoodWill Vendor Program- Hundreds of dollars worth of clothing and household goods given to victims of disasters, housefires, and poverty.
5. Harvest of the Heart Food Drive- Local food drive collecting over 80,000 pounds of canned food for the distribution center.
6. "Koats 4 Kids" - Assisted over 700 children in western North Carolina with a warm coat.
7. "PIP Program" (Preparedness is Paramount) - Four-htheir disaster relief seminar to prepare you and ytheir family to be self-sufficient for 72 hours or more.
8. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) - Hearts With Hands, Inc. is the training arm of Buncombe County and has been awarded grant funding to teach the program to county residents.
9. "School Tools" - A local program to assist underprivileged children with school supplies.
10. "Operation GI Joe/GI Jane" - Hearts With Hands, Inc. collects and distributes care packages to their overseas troops. To date over 5,000 care packages have been distributed.
11. International Assistance Program...provide medical and economic assistance to Cuba, Honduras, and other third world countries on a routine basis. The International Assistance Program also responds to disasters throughout the world.
Address:165 S Main StMarshall, NC 28753Map & Directions
Services: Serving people who are in crisis and in need of utility, food, and prescription assistance for non-controlled substances.
Open Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Hours: Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Madison County Resident; Family must be at or below poverty level; Shut-off notice required; Food Pantry available once every 4 months; Limited financial assistance available on an annual basis; Money only distributed to service provider.
Documents To Bring: Must apply in person at church on Tuesday during hours of operation; Screening by office volunteer
Address:120 Calvary DrMarshall, NC 28753Map & Directions
Services: Provide emergency assistance with food, clothing, furniture, medical bills, prescriptions, oil, and utilities as funding allows Out of utility and heating resources until further notice Food Pantry Open Monday Food Stamp applications available on site during food pantry hours.
Hours: Food: Monday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.;
Clothing and Furniture: Monday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.;
Oil, Utilities, and Other bills: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Eligibility: Madison County residents
Documents To Bring: In person if possible; Complete application;
Call for Utility Assistance 828-649-0403
Address:23 Woodland DrBurnsville, NC 28714Map & Directions
Services: Provides a food pick up (mostly fruits and vegetables) on the 4th Friday of each month.
Must bring your own bags for the food.
Call first to confirm date and time.
Hours: Open the 4th Friday of reach month, from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., and from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Address:2902Burnsville, NC 28714Map & Directions
Services: Financial Subsidy Services include:
*Heating Fuel/Oil, Propane and wood
*Emergency Shelter (motel)
*Hot Meals (restaurant)
Physical Subsidy Services include:
*Clothing and Household Items
*Christmas Toys and Fruit
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Yancey Country residents only
Documents To Bring: Qualifying for help consists of an interview process where income and expenses are evaluated to determine eligibility.
Address:101 N Ridgeway AveBlack Mountain, NC 28711Map & Directions
Services: Provides assistance in the form of food, clothing, as well as financial help for fuel, utilities, rent, mortgage, and medical expenses. Will consider other needs on a case-by-case basis. MUST BE A RESIDENT OF SWANNANOA, BLACK MOUNTAIN, RIDGECREST, MONTREAT and portions of EAST ASHEVILLE if located in Owen School District Also provides limited assistance to homeless residents of area served or people who broke down in area served for food, lodging, car repair, and gas Can provide a written referral to ABCCM for individuals seeking help with furniture or household items Assists with Buncombe County CIP funds.
Open Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.;
GED Classes Tuesday - Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Eligibility: See description; Social Security Card, Picture ID, income verification, final notice/eviction notice and/or rental form filled out by landlord required; Food pantry limited to once a month (not turned for food if unable to present ID); Clothing once per month.
Documents To Bring: In person
Address:70 Fairview AveAsheville, NC 28803Map & Directions
Services: Wednesday, 12:15 p.m.; Clothing closet and food pantry open until resources are exhausted Sometimes has produce Serves Thanksgiving meal.
Hours: Wednesday, 12:15 p.m.; Pantry open till resources are exhausted;
Call for details for Thanksgiving meal.
Eligibility: No restrictions; Individuals and families welcome to come once a week
Documents To Bring: Walk-in on Wednesday; Short intake application; No documentation or income verification necessary; Call Larry Dotson is there is a need outside of food pantry hours.