May 11th Newsletter – Coronavirus Response

Our latest newsletter is positively jammed packed with information about the GOOD you are doing in our community.

Our Latest News:

Volunteer Opportunity Rosman Elementary

LTC Volunteer Opportunity: Help monitor kids as they shop, help with checkout at the Rosman Elementary book fair. Days and Times: October 11-15thMonday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday  8:00-11:30     AND  Thursday, Friday 12:00-2:45 Volunteers can contact Crystal Whitman to coordinate. Crystal WhitmanInstructional CoachRosman Elementary Schoolcwhitman@tcsnc.org(828) 862-4431

MountainCare, INC

MountainCare Adult Day in Transylvania County has existed for more than 26 years; first as KOALA, then as part of CarePartners, and now as part of MountainCare. MountainCare provides a safe and enjoyable environment for those who require specialized support during the day but wish to remain living at home. MountainCare’s programing reduces the burden…

Meals on Wheels

Lake Toxaway Charities approved grant requests in 2020 & 2021 to fund Meals on Wheels programming. Meals on Wheels delivers hot lunches daily to the homes of house-bound seniors in the upper part of Transylvania County.  Volunteers make these deliveries to recipients who are pre-enrolled with the program manager.  Other funding is provided by the…

Jameson’s Joy Memorial Service Foundation

Jameson’s Joy recognizes the importance of parents being involved in the lives of their children, and how the lack of a father figure hurts many children. Jameson’s parents, both teachers, see daily the positive effects on children that loving mother and father figures in the home provide. Due to a passion for creating opportunities for…

Through the Trees

Through the Trees assists community members obtain internet access in homes or businesses through rural broadband expansion and hotspot deployment. More than ever, people are reliant on internet access for basic necessities, but driving to free WiFi is not always feasible. Through the Trees helps remove barriers and support those in need. There are three…

St Baldricks Foundation of Transylvania County

St Baldricks Foundation is a private nonprofit raising money for childhood cancer research, has been in operation since 2005; all fundraising is accomplished by donations and volunteer event organizers (VEO). St Baldricks holds fundraisers, such as head shaving events to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer research; 76 cents of every dollar goes directly…

Transylvania County Farmer’s Market

The mission of the Transylvania Farmers Market is to encourage and promote local agriculture, horticulture, value-added, and craft industries in Transylvania County, North Carolina; to provide producers a site to market their goods directly to residents and visitors; to provide consumers a market to obtain quality goods directly from local producers; to promote health, wellness,…

Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas

The mission of the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas (VHMC) is to honor our nation’s veterans, to educate the public about our country’s military history and the contribution of our servicemen and women, and to preserve important and unique historic artifacts. The VHMC reflects a love of country and gratitude to those who serve…

Handshake America

The Handshake America Scholarship Program consists of eight scheduled sessions between the Students and their Handshake Coaches over the course of a year.  The sessions are mostly workshop-type group discussions focusing on the Handshake 5Practices:  Perseverance, Passion, People, Positivity, and Presence.  Students learn from their Handshake Coaches, peers and special guests who provide different perspectives…

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