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Books in Boxes

Yancey County Literacy Council, Avery-Mitchell-Yancey Regional Library, and Graham's Children's Health Services are partnering together to put "Books in Boxes" and you can help. Yancey Transporation will deliver food boxes to Yancey families with children in need this summer.  Help send children's books with every box to nourish their minds as well as their bodies.  To help, drop a book in the box located at the Yancey County Public Library and they'll deliver it to a needy child.

2015 Relay for Life of Mitchell County Event

The 2015 Relay for Life of Mitchell County event will be held Friday, June 26th from 6:00pm-midnight at Mitchell High School.  The theme this year is "Holidays of Hope".  For more information contact Sandra Dennison, Community Manager, Relay for Life, or mobile # 828-342-4931 or Bruce Icard, Event Lead,, or 828-467-0734.

Charity House Mission Homeless Shelter Seeks Donations

Charity House Mission, a homeless shelter located at the former D&R Furniture Store, is taking donations on Saturday frojm 9:00am-5:00pm.  Furniture, clothing and household items are needed.  Proceeds from sales from items will go to run the shelter.  The Resale Store is now open from 9:00am-5:00pm daily and Saturdays.

Habitat Helping in Nepal, Donate Here

Habitat for Humanity International is assisting families affected by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake, which struck Nepal April 26th, resulting in widespread damage. The Nepali government has declared a state of emergency in the affected areas. According to Nepali police reports, more than 1,700 people have been injured and over 1,900 deaths have been confirmed. Those numbers are expected to grow as (more)

Local Food Pantries (Details)


Mitchell County Food Pantries (Details)

Needs Your Old Seed/Feed Bags

I have a small business and am trying to reach people in this area who might be feeding animals or the birds. I need your feed bags. I make handbags from these and am running out of anything to work with! Don't trash them, I can recycle them. Email

Food Ministry for the Needy of All Counties

 Paint Gap Baptist Church is doing a food ministry for the needy.  The only requirement is that you or someone you know needs food.  All counties are welcome.  Please call ahead for pickup time at 828-689-4841 or 828-206-4841.