Category Archives: News

Sports Legend, World, Olympic Champion Dan Gable Set For Headlock on Hunger Events April 28th and 29th

In the more than six decades that Sports Illustrated has graced news stands, libraries, homes, and lobbies around the world, they have only deemed one person among the thousands they have covered as “The Ultimate Winner”. They could have easily picked from thousands of collegiate, amateur, and professional athletes and coaches from football, basketball, baseball, track and field, golf, boxing, and dozens of other sports. But amidst the many worthy candidates for the title they picked only one. They picked … Continue reading

Andy Stanley to Speak at Keller Williams – AVL Technologies-Andrew Institute Leadercast May 5th

On Friday, May 5th Keller Williams Realty , AVL Technologies, and the Andrew Institute for Leadership and Public Service will again be bringing some of the finest voices of leadership in the world to western North Carolina for the Seventh Annual Leadercast at Biltmore Church in south Asheville. This year, the day long event will again be broadcast from Atlanta and will feature ten of the world’s most influential leaders. This year’s speakers include: Andy Stanley – Leadership Author and … Continue reading

Tyler Perry to Speak at Keller Williams – AVL Technologies-Andrew Institute Leadercast May 5th

On Friday, May 6th Keller Williams Realty , AVL Technologies, and the Andrew Institute for Leadership and Public Service will again be bringing some of the finest voices of leadership in the world to western North Carolina for the Sixth Annual Leadercast at Biltmore Baptist Church in south Asheville. This year, the day long event will again be broadcast from Atlanta and will feature ten of the world’s most influential leaders. This year’s speakers include: Tyler Perry – Director, Playwright, … Continue reading

SEVENTH ANNUAL WLOS/EBLEN SPRING CLEAN COAT DRIVE SET FOR APRIL 21st

With one of the most unusual winters on record that brought us some of some of the coldest temperatures on record as well as some of the warmest we are all looking forward to spring and and even more milder temperatures on the way. And with that many of us may be starting to think of flowers blooming, longer daylight and fresh spring air drifting through our open windows. But to many of us spring can also mean a return … Continue reading

In The News: Asheville Citizen-Times: More Families Can Apply for Heating Assistance

Asheville citizen-Times: 12/30/16 ASHEVILLE – Starting Tuesday, the Low Income Energy Assistance Program will be expanding to help more families keep warm in Buncombe County. As of Jan. 3, the program opens to households having anyone who is at least 130 percent of the poverty level, according to a news release from Eblen Charities. The program is offered through Buncombe County Health and Human Services and Eblen Charities. “We greatly appreciate the opportunity to again partner with Buncombe County and … Continue reading

In the News: ASHEVILLE CITIZEN-TIMES “A” To Eblen / Buncombe County HHS LIEAP Program

“A” to the newly expanded Low Income Energy Assistance Program. As of Tuesday, the program has been open to households with income at or below 130 percent of the poverty level, which would be $2.422 for a four-member household. The program is offered through Buncombe County Health and Human Services and Eblen Charities. Individuals and families can apply for help 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday (8 am to 7 pm on Tuesdays) at the Eblen Charities Waddell Client Service … Continue reading

Biltmore Church Donates Hundreds of Blankets to Eblen Charities

Families in our community will find the cold winter nights a bit warmer thanks to the kindness of our wonderful friends and partners at Biltmore Church, who once again joined together to donate nearly 900 blankets to Eblen Charities as the New Year began. So many that we serve through the Eblen Charities Waddell Client Service Center are ill, elderly, or have small children at home and are susceptible to the cold and the cold temperatures provide a challenge. Now, … Continue reading

EVERYBODY SMILE – EBLEN SELANT PROGRAM BEGINS 18TH YEAR

If you happen to see a lot of bright and healthy smiles beaming from elementary school children in our community these past seventeen years, chances are one reason they are smiling is that they have a lot less cavities thanks to the Eblen Dental Sealant Partnership. Beginning this Friday, hundreds of second graders will once again have a reason to smile as the Eblen Dental Sealant Partnership begins its 18th year on the campus of Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College. … Continue reading

Eblen Charities Waddell Client Service Center Expands With Eblen After Hours

This past Tuesday Eblen Charities once again broke new ground by extending its normal operating hours by keeping all client services open until 7:00 PM. As winter continues and more and more families seek assistance, the staff of Eblen Charities created an “after hours” program to make sure that those in need will be able to access all of Eblen’s services with more convenient hours. Winter, with additional heating programs, is by far the busiest time of year for the … Continue reading

In The News: Arby’s Eblen Partner to Provide Meals to Kids

Asheville citizen-times 12/14/16 ASHEVILLE – Arby’s, the Brumit Restaurant Group and Eblen Charities are helping provide meals to children who might not otherwise have food during the winter break. Arby’s JoyFULL Holidays at Home program provides groceries to children to take home during the extended holiday breaks at Thanksgiving, Christmas and during spring and summer breaks, according to a news release from Eblen. The food is given to the students as they leave for the holidays and will be comprised … Continue reading