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:

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…

North Toxaway Baptist Church Food Bank

The North Toxaway Baptist Church Food Bank was established in 2005 to provide for those in need in the local area, distributing food twice a month.  In 2015, the Food Bank teamed with Manna Food Bank in Asheville, paying a small delivery fee and a portion of costs for the purchased food. Volunteers from the…

The Children’s Center of Transylvania County

“The Children’s Center is an agency working to stabilize, support and improve the lives of children and families in Transylvania County. We provide space for supervised visitation for families when children are in DSS custody, one-on-one mentoring programs for improving parenting skills, emergency assistance and many school programs. We strive to stop the cycle of…

Transylvania Vocational Services

TVS provides day programming for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities with a focus on enrichment, community engagement, preparation for employment, and skills for independence.   Lake Toxaway Charities grants help TVS enhance art activities, create areas for peace and tranquility, and promote learning and engagement. Lake Toxaway Charities supported TVS in 2020 and 2021 with…

Creating a Family

This national non-profit has a local chapter in Brevard.  Its role is to support adoptive, foster and kinship families.   Foster and kinship parents (most often grandparents) are on the front line of child welfare caring for neglected and abused children.   These children are often left with both physical and emotional scars from childhood trauma….

Feedback in Support Grandparents Raising Grandkids Resource Kits

Helping Grandparents Succeed Grant Supported by the Lake Toxaway Charities The Grandparents Raising Grandkids Resource Kits have been an amazing resource for our growing population of grandparents who are now raising their grandkids. It has been so helpful for me to have something tangible to give them to make it easier for them because most…

Passport to Adventure

The Lake Toxaway Charities Committee extends its gratitude for to the community for your support of our annual Sports Day and Dinner Gala Dance. With your generous sponsorship, contributions, attendance, and participation in this endeavor, Lake Toxaway Charities is able to reach deeply into Transylvania County with generous assistance. Please enjoy this video created by…

God’s Way Food Pantry – December 12th Distribution

Over 215 people were served yesterday, December 12th, at Gods Way, a food pantry, in Balsam Grove. Lake Toxaway Charities is pleased to collaborate with God’s Way Food Pantry and their efforts to keep food on the tables of our neighbors, year around, but especially during the holidays. The generosity of Lake Toxaway Charities’ donor’s…

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