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How to Help Feed-A-Child WNC

Feed-A-Child Yancey provides  healthy snacks to kids who are on free or reduced lunches during the school week but then have little or nothing to eat over the weekends. They package the snacks in grocery-type bags and...Read More

Area Resident In Need of Life-Saving Transplant

With the cost of a life-saving transplant often exceeding $800,000, most transplant patients are unable to shoulder that financial burden. COTA is a national 501(c)3 charity dedicated to organizing and guiding communities in raising funds for transplant-related...Read More

Local Family Needs Help

The family of Dickie Geouge of Blue Rock has had 2 family members –son and then mother—pass away within days of each other.  A GoFundMe account has been created to help Dickie Geouge, a strong, proud mountain...Read More

Ways to Help Tornado Victims

Storms devastated Alabama and South Georgia Communities on Sunday evening March 3rd. Dozens were killed in Lee County Alabama where the tornado touched down.  Many families lost everything. If you would like to help, select a link...Read More, a web resource that provides information about substance abuse, mental illness, and eating disorders. This website recently created a comprehensive guide entitled “How to Begin a Career in Behavioral Health Care.” For more information....Read More

Habitat for Humanity Needs Volunteers

Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers for its Habitat Store in Spruce Pine, 4 to 8 hours a day, 1 to 5 days a week.  The days needed are Tuesday through Saturday.  Anyone retired, out of work, school...Read More

Mountain Regional Medical Corps Needs Volunteers

The Mountain Regional Medical Reserve Corps is seeking active and retired physicians, nurses, pharmacists and support staff who are interested in health issues to volunteer for local and state emergencies, disasters, and public health events. Medical personnel...Read More

Addiction Counseling

For families in need of drug and alcohol addiction counseling, Narconon Arrowhead can help. Narconon offers free counseling, assessments, and referrals to centers nationwide. Please call toll-free 1-800-468-6933 or log onto their website at More

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

“Grandparents Raising Grandchildren”, an educational and support group will meet the third Tuesday of each month at 1:00p.m. at the Yancey County Senior Center, 10 Swiss Avenue. Call 682-6011 for more information. The group will be led by...Read More

Cleaning for a Reason

If you know any woman currently undergoing chemotherapy, please pass the word that there is a cleaning service that provides FREE housecleaning – once per month for 4 months while she is in treatment. All she has...Read More

Full Gospel Food Pantry

The Full Gospel Food Pantry at South Toe Old Presbyterian Church will be open on Saturdays from 9:00am-12:00pm for those in need of food.  South Toe Old Presbyterian Church is located just past South Toe School Road....Read More

Memory Loss Support Group

A monthly support group for caregivers of loved ones with memory loss is held the first Friday of each month from 1-3pm in the Hospice of the Blue Ridge building at 236 Hospital Drive in Spruce Pine,...Read More

Celebrate Recovery

Bear Creek Baptist Church welcomes you to Celebrate Recovery Thursdays at 7:00pm; offering hope and help from addiction through Christ.  Bear Creek Baptist Church is located at 327 Bear Creek Church Road in Bakersville. For directions or...Read More

Domestic Violence Support Groups

Mitchell County Safeplace has a support group for victims of domestic violence, rape and sexual assault.  If you’d like more information call 765-4044. The Family Violence Coalition of Yancey County offers a support group for victims of...Read More

SafePlace Fresh Start Program

SafePlace is working with local agencies to improve lives of the underemployed and homemakers who have lost financial support through divorce or death of a parent or spouse through their Fresh Start Program.  This program offers job...Read More

Meals on Wheels Needs Volunteers

The Yancey County Meals on Wheels program needs volunteers to deliver meals to Yancey County shut-ins, any weekday from 10:30am-noon.  If you’d like to volunteer, call the Yancey County Senior Center at 682-6011....Read More

PALS Opens Space for the Homeless

The Peoples’ Alternative Living Sanctuary now has a space for men and their children as well as one for women and their children. Ernie, the Lector for 11:30 Sunday mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Burnsville...Read More

Call 2-1-1: There’s Always an Answer

Wouldn’t it be great if there was one place to call when you needed help? United Way thinks so. That’s why we run the NC 2-1-1 Asheville Call Center.  When you need help or information for yourself,...Read More

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...Read More