Lake Toxaway Charities

Weekday Children’s Program of Brevard’s First United Methodist Church – 2020 Grant Assessment

Weekday Children’s Program of Brevard’s First United Methodist Church’s mission is to provide a quality Christian child care program for children ages 1-5. Lake Toxaway Charities awarded $10,000 in 2020 for a new playground. The playground is accessible to all people and children of the community.

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Quebec Community Club – 2020 Grant

Lake Toxaway Charities granted $9,100 in 2020 to replace gravel in the club’s parking lot and upgrade two bathrooms.

Young Life Camp – 2020 Grant

Young Life is a group of staff and volunteers committed to building relationships with youth to earn their trust. Young Life employs active ministries that reach out to students at Brevard and Rosman High Schools, together with WyldLife for children at Brevard and Rosman Middle Schools…

Cindy Platt Boys and Girls Club of Transylvania County – 2020 Grant

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club is the largest youth development organization in Transylvania County, serving over 250 school-aged children and teens daily through our after-school and summer programs. Their sustainable vision is to invest in these lives, making…

Rosman High School – 2020 Grant Assessment

Lake Toxaway Charities awarded a $19,600 grant in 2020 to Rosman High School. The grant will provide for band equipment, a livestock/plant trailer, and a new parental involvement program.

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Rosman High School – 2020 Grant Assessment

Lake Toxaway Charities awarded a $19,600 grant in 2020 to Rosman High School. The grant will provide for band equipment, a livestock/plant trailer, and a new parental involvement program.

Mountain Roots – 2020 Grant Assessment

Mountain Roots is a local educational non-profit that provides discovery and outdoor learning experiences for youth, teens and their families in Transylvania County. It operates 50 weeks a year providing programs for every local public elementary school and summer day…

Neighbors in Ministry – Rise and Shine – 2020 Grant Assessment

Lake Toxaway Charities approved a $20,000 grant for the year 2020 for Rise and Shine. The grant will provide after school programs, specifically funding an after school site coordinator and college interns to assist. The grant will also fund STEAM…

Rosman Elementary School – 2020 Grant Assessment

Lake Toxaway Charities approved a $16,200 grant to Rosman Elementary School for the 2020 year. The grant will provide for an upgraded media center, Muddy Sneakers programming, new programming in the wake of COVID 19, and new library chairs.

Earthshine Mountain Programs – 2020 Grant Assessment

Earthshine Mountain Programs provides a learning environment for wildlife conservation. Lake Toxaway Charities granted $3,000 in 2020 to fund two projects aimed at involving children in conservation efforts.

Brevard College – 2020 Grant

Lake Toxaway Charities is pleased to announce that it recently awarded the college with a $7,000 grant for the 2020/21 academic year to make an education attainable for a Transylvania County student receiving financial aid. The first Lake Toxaway Charities…

4 H Club of Transylvania County – 2020 Grant

4-H is a community of young people across America, learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills while pursuing a variety of interests.  Programs are led by Youth Development Extension Agents and qualified volunteers.  A new 4-H club, named Backwoods Broadheads 4-H…

Mountain School of Strings – 2020 Grant

Mountain School of Strings is a non-profit music organization committed to providing affordable after-school strings classes for all who are interested. Their curriculum challenges students to play music from classical to traditional mountain tunes. Research indicates that music education gives…

Mountain Roots – 2020 Grant Assessment

Mountain Roots is a local educational non-profit that provides discovery and outdoor learning experiences for youth, teens and their families in Transylvania County. It operates 50 weeks a year providing programs for every local public elementary school and summer day camps for children, as well as leadership and group development retreats and workshops for community groups and schools. Lake Toxaway Charities awarded a $10,000 grant in 2020 to provide for outdoor education for K-4th students in all Transylvania County Elementary Schools.

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Feed the Tiger – Tiger Impact Group

We would like to introduce you to the new AIM Initiative as part of our TIG (Tiger Impact Group) with the Rosman High School Cheerleaders. Lake Toxaway Charities is proud of our Rosman High School Cheerleaders, who are developing important…

Blue Ridge Community Health Services – 2020 Grant

Blue Ridge Community Health Services is a nonprofit, federally qualified health center, providing quality healthcare, including dental and mental, accessible and affordable for all. In 2020, Lake Toxaway Charities granted $32,460 to make a single payment on a loan.

Isaac Homes Youth Shelter – 2020 Grant

The mission of the Isaac Homes Youth Shelter is to provide basic needs and build capacity for a supervised drop-in center for homeless youth. Lake Toxaway Charities is pleased to support this mission with a $5,500 grant awarded in 2020.

Mediation Center – 2020 Grant

The mission of the Mediation Center is to create opportunity from conflict. The Mediation Center provides conflict resolution services to help people move through difficult and stressful times and resolve conflict without violence and abuse. For adults, they provide community and family mediation services to resolve disputes between neighbors, family members, co-workers, and others. Lake Toxaway Charities approved a $5,000 grant request in 2020 to help with these efforts.

Hunger Coalition of Transylvania County – 2020 Grant

The generous grants that we have received from Lake Toxaway Charities have helped underwrite our general budget each year. The additional funds and Covid-related grants that we’ve received during these past few months could thus be used directly for providing foods to the increased numbers of people who have benefited from our distributions.

The Salvation Army – 2020 Grant

In 2020, Lake Toxaway Charities approved a grant request to the Salvation Army for $15,000 to continue providing heating oil, propane, food, rent and utilities for needy families in Transylvania County.

New Adventure Learning Center

New Adventure Learning Center is a full time child care center for special needs children. Lake Toxaway Charities approved a $3,775 grant in 2020 to purchase materials for classrooms, install new carpet, and bicycles.

Blue Ridge Mountain Health Project

Blue Ridge Mountains Health Project, better known as the Blue Ridge Free Dental Clinic is the only non-profit provider of free comprehensive dental care in Western North Carolina. With a focus on restoration and prevention, the Clinic’s staff dentist and…

The Haven – 2020 Grant

Lake Toxaway Charities approved a $19,874 grant request to the Haven in 2020 to assist homeless families and individuals in crisis.

T.C. Henderson – 2020 Grant Assessment

Lake Toxaway Charities approved a $12,034 grant to T.C. Henderson in 2020. The grant will help children add books to their home libraries or start to build one. The grant will also supply reading and math materials for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders.

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Pisgah Legal Services – 2020 Grant

For forty years Pisgah Legal Services (PLS), a non-profit law firm, has helped low-income people in Western North Carolina meet needs such as protection from domestic violence, avoiding homelessness, finding safe housing, accessing health care, and increasing income. PLS has…

Summit Charter School – 2020 Grant

Talented educators and engaged parents partner together to create an exceptional educational environment in which the Kindergarten through Grade Ten students are able to develop a level of confidence that invokes success, self-worth, and the opportunity to thrive in all…

Special Olympics – 2020 Grant Assessment

Special Olympics provides year-round sports opportunities for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes…

Gods Way Food Pantry – 2020 Grant Assessment

Gods Way Food Pantry, a rural church-based food ministry, has served Balsam Grove and surrounding communities for over fifteen years. Over 250,000 lbs of food are distributed yearly, and each month approximately 500 families in Transylvania and Jackson Counties rely…

SAFE – 2020 Grant

SAFE, Inc. of Transylvania County is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a community free from domestic and sexual abuse. They lead the community in eliminating domestic and sexual abuse through support, prevention and outreach. The SAFE team knows that…

Brevard Lions Club – 2020 Grant

Lake Toxaway Charities graciously helps the Brevard Lions Club with our primary project, which is furnishing eyeglasses and eye exams for Transylvania County residents who cannot afford them.  Brevard Lion’s Club average spending over $10,000 per year to help local children and adults improve their…

Transylvania County Habitat for Humanity – 2020 Grant

“Transylvania Habitat for Humanity is a Christian-based non-profit dedicated to building safe affordable housing for people in need in our community.  Funding from Lake Toxaway Charities has enabled Habitat for Humanity to continue our programs for area residents.” Lake Toxaway…

Change the World – 2020 Grant

Change The World Relief Org. supports Backpack Buddies, which addresses unmet needs in the community. Transylvania County Schools were recently able to add funds used to purchase food and special needs during the Coronavirus pandemic, including over-the-counter medicines for students…

Inheritance of Hope – 2020 Grant

Inheritance of Hope’s mission is to inspire hope in young families facing the loss of a parent. The 501(c)(3) charity was founded by Kristen and Deric Milligan following several years of coping with the challenges of raising three young children…

Neighbors in Ministry – Rise and Shine – 2020 Grant Assessment

Lake Toxaway Charities approved a $20,000 grant for the year 2020 for Rise and Shine. The grant will provide after school programs, specifically funding an after school site coordinator and college interns to assist. The grant will also fund STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) related field trips and STEAM education. An allowance will also be made for healthy snacks.

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Augustine Literacy Project Grant

It is the mission of Augustine Literacy Project to help improve the reading, writing and spelling abilities of low-income children and teens who struggle with literacy skills. The project trains and supports volunteer tutors who provide free, long-term, 1-to-1 instruction…

Rosman High School Weight Room Equipment

Lake Toxaway Charities recently approved a $17,487 grant request to fully fund the purchase of new weight room equipment for Rosman High and Middle School students. The equipment will help the athletic teams better prepare for competition and will give…

Rosman Elementary School – 2020 Grant Assessment

Lake Toxaway Charities approved a $16,200 grant to Rosman Elementary School for the 2020 year. The grant will provide for an upgraded media center, Muddy Sneakers programming, new programming in the wake of COVID 19, and new library chairs.

Earthshine Mountain Programs – 2020 Grant Assessment

Earthshine Mountain Programs provides a learning environment for wildlife conservation. Lake Toxaway Charities granted $3,000 in 2020 to fund two projects aimed at involving children in conservation efforts.

Feed the Tiger – Tiger Impact Group

We would like to introduce you to the new AIM Initiative as part of our TIG (Tiger Impact Group) with the Rosman High School Cheerleaders. Lake Toxaway Charities is proud of our Rosman High School Cheerleaders, who are developing important skills by establishing self esteem, personal drive for excellence, hard work, and goal setting.

Tiger Thrift Store Volunteer Opportunity -Western Carolina Community Action

Would you like to connect more directly with a Lake Toxaway Charities supported agency? The Tiger Thrift Store is in desperate need of volunteers! The Tiger Thrift store benefits Western Carolina Community Action (WCCA), a non-profit that supports the elderly of Transylvania County with Meals on Wheels and a Liquid Nutrition Program (Ensure).

A variety of opportunities are available but they would love to have someone that is comfortable running the cash register. The store is located in Rosman directly across from the High School and is open Monday-Saturday from 10 am until 2 pm with two or four hour shifts available.   The Tiger Thrift Store is following all COVID-19 prevention protocols including requiring face coverings and sanitizing

Please have any interested parties contact Loretta Sanders at Tiger Town, 828 884-9222 or at tigertown@wcca.org.

Meals on Wheels News:

Wester Carolina Community Action- Grant Approval

Lake Toxaway Charities recently approved a $15,000 grant request 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…

Do you need to declutter? Downsize? Planning a move?

The Habitat ReStore accepts donations of new and gently used items such as: art, accessories, appliances, cabinets, furniture, household & kitchen items, electronics, building materials. Sales from the Transylvania ReStore help fund Habitat’s local building program and cover administrative expenses.


Since 1984, over 67 local families with over 155 children have helped build their own homes alongside volunteers and now pay an affordable mortgage.A Habitat home not only solves the need for a family to have a decent, affordable place to live, the home is a life-changing investment in a family’s future.


Call the Habitat ReStore at 828-862-4663 to schedule a pickup of larger items or drop off your donation at the Habitat ReStore located at 690 Ecusta rd. Tues-Fri. 9:30-5:00 Sat. 9:30-5:00

Lake Toxaway Charities heavily supports Habitat for Humanity in Transylvania County financially . Please click the link below for more information our how Lake Toxaway Charities supports this wonderful organization.

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Transylvania County Habitat for Humanity – 2020 Grant

“Transylvania Habitat for Humanity is a Christian-based non-profit dedicated to building safe affordable housing for people in need in our community.  Funding from Lake Toxaway Charities has enabled Habitat for Humanity to continue our programs for area residents.” Lake Toxaway…

The Generous Spirit of Mrs. Lucy Armstrong Moltz

Mrs. Lucy Armstrong Moltz, a resident of Savannah, GA, after becoming enamored with Lake Toxaway’s cool summers, in 1913, built her Swiss style mansion on a rocky knoll along the pristine shores of Lake Toxaway, her mountain escape. Enchanted, Miss…

Sharing House needs our Help

As you clean out your closets, please consider the Sharing House – Lake Toxaway Charities is a significant financial supporter and they “touch” thousands of our neighbors in need in Transylvania County each month. Chip Brown, LTC Director, met with…