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 Youth Support Center

Isaac Homes Youth Services is in need of volunteers. If you are interested, please attend the volunteer training event on Saturday, August 27 at 10:00 am Rosman Youth Support Center81 Old Rosman Hwy.Brevard, NC 28712 . The training will give a comprehensive background on RYSC history and mission! Before volunteers begin working with our students […]

Volunteer Opportunity – Meals on Wheels

Meals On Wheels is calling for volunteers to deliver 8-10 mealsweekly to homebound seniors who live in Brevard and surroundingareas. MOW of Brevard delivers meals Monday-Friday, which includes allholidays. Our volunteers meet at Transylvania Regional Hospital at10:30am to pick up meal bags and head out to drive the routes.Generally, each driver has completed the route […]

Smart Start of Transylvania County

The power of Smart Start of Transylvania County (SSTC) is the ability to deliver outcomes via local community collaboration. In partnership with families, organizations, and individuals, Smart Start influences the well-being of children.Smart Start envisions a community in which every young child in Transylvania County is thriving and families are maximizing their health and well-being. […]

Let’s Go Boys and Girls Inc.

While all students are capable of academic achievement, too many do not have equitable access to informal STEM learning experiences that empower them towards educational and professional success in the 21st century information age. LETS GO Boys and Girls Mission: “Break the Cycle of Poverty through STEM Education andWorkforce Development”. LETS GO partners with schools […]

Lake Toxaway Community Club

Grant funding from Lake Toxaway Charities has contributed in recent years to fortifying this community gathering place with several upgrades including: expanding the children’s playground, repairs to the picnic shelter, adding additional lighting for evening activities. New plastic play structures were added for toddlers, and two climbing walls and a wooden tree house plus a tire […]

Friends of Gorges State Park

Grant Funding from Lake Toxaway Charities will be used to encourage and attract students to the Gorges State Park for on-site environmental education classes. Grades to be included are K-12. With primary focus on the western half of Transylvania County. Schools to be included are public, private, and home. Funding will help cover transportation and […]

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

For 60 years, FCA has worked to help athletes and their coaches be strong role models of influence. Here in Transylvania County, FCA has direct access into our schools to meet each student, athlete, teacher, coach, and administrators where they are. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is on the frontline serving our schools’ needs spiritually […]

Centro Comunitario Hispano Americano

El Centro Comunitario Hispano-Americano of Transylvania County (CCHA) is a Latino-led non-profit organization that serves the Hispanic community. Their purpose is to create a bridge between the Spanish and English speaking people in a community in which justice and equality are highly valued. Grant funding will offer supplemental support for El Centro’s primary educational program, […]

Anchor Baptist Church & Ministries – Food Bank

Anchor Baptist Church & Ministries has been serving the people of WNC with a food ministry since 1984. The food ministry has grown and expanded to now include a 17,500 square foot warehouse where they provide free and low-cost food available to the public 4 days a week. Grant funding will aid in operational expenses […]

Blue Ridge Community College Educational Foundation

The mission and purpose of Blue Ridge Community College Educational Foundation is to aid, strengthen, and further in every proper and useful way the work and services of Blue Ridge Community College and to provide broader educational opportunities to its students, staff, faculty, and to the residents of Henderson and Transylvania Counties. Grant funding from […]

Volunteer Opportunity – Mediation Center

Become a Volunteer Community Mediator Volunteer mediators help people in our community move through difficult and stressful conflict by having productive conversations that put relationships first. Each year, Volunteer Community Mediators facilitate conversations between hundreds of people.  When conflict is resolved peacefully, we all have a safer and more peaceful community. The model of mediation […]

Volunteer Opportunity – Rosman Elementary

Teacher Appreciation WeekMay 2nd – 6th atRosman Elementary May 2nd-6th PTO is catering lunch for the staff at RES and let them enjoy their lunches without having to watch their class in the cafeteria. WE NEED YOUR HELP TO MAKE THIS A SUCCESS! We need 4 volunteers per day to watch the students while in […]

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