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In The News:WLOS / Eblen Charities Coat Drive Give-A-Way Begins Wednesday October 25th

(Asheville, NC) With heating assistance beginning in two weeks, Eblen Charities is once again joining WLOS-TV in getting a jump on the cold weather this week with the Fifth Annual Spring Clean Coat Drive Give- A-Way beginning this Wednesday. Last April WLOS and Eblen Charities held its Spring Clean Coat Drive at Ashley Furniture Home Store and Eblen Charities last spring. Thanks to this event and all of the generous folks who brought their coats by during the 16 hour … Continue reading

AVADIM TECHNOLOGIES / HEATH SHULER FALL GOLF INVITATIONAL HITS THE LINKS THIS TUESDAY

It would be difficult to find someone that has served our community and the people of western North Carolina more than Heath Shuler. Throughout his storied career, Heath has been acknowledged as one of the top high school, collegiate, and professional football players in history. As a businessman and entrepreneur he has established numerous companies. When called upon, he set that all aside to serve as our representative in the United States Congress, bringing his leadership skills to help guide … Continue reading

Join Eblen Charities for the Belk Charity Sale November 4th

I know that not too many of us are thinking about Christmas just yet, but it is closer than we think. We are a little more than two months away from Christmas Day and with the holidays fast approaching there is no better time to get ready to begin your Christmas shopping. Eblen Charities is once again honored to be part of the Belk Charity Sale that has quickly become a holiday tradition in our community that not only rings … Continue reading

THE WALK, RUN, AND ROLL STEPS OUT THIS SATURDAY A-B TECH AGAIN HOSTS EBLEN’S PRMIER EVENT THIS SATURDAY

A-B TECH AGAIN HOSTS EBLEN’S PRMIER EVENT THIS SATURDAY October has a special meaning to all of us in our mountains. The air becomes crisp, leaves begin to turn to a bright pallet of color against the sky, and Friday nights along with Saturday and Sunday afternoons are filled with football. But October has an additional meaning to all of us that have been involved with Eblen Charities. The crisp air and bright autumn colors put us into high gear … Continue reading

Barnes & Noble Biltmore Park Donates to Start Eblen Charities Annual St. Nicholas Project

Thank you all the wonderful folks at Barnes and Noble in Biltmore Park for their generous donation of 23 boxes of toys and books for Eblen Charities St. Nicholas Project last Friday. Eblen has been partnering with them for more than three years and thanks to their “Holiday Book Drive” for the St. Nicholas Project and the Ingles Toy Store thousands of children and their families have so much more to smile about Christmas Morning.

Press Release: EBLEN CHARITIES SAINT NICHOLAS PROJECT BEGINS FAMILY REGISTRATIONS OCTOBER 9th

Press Release For Immediate Release: 10/08/17 EBLEN CHARITIES SAINT NICHOLAS PROJECT BEGINS FAMILY REGISTRATIONS OCTOBER 9th (Asheville, NC) Families in need of help in providing a memorable Christmas for their children this year can begin signing up for the Eblen Charities St. Nicholas Project this Monday, October 9th at the Eblen Charities Waddell Client Service Center at Westgate. Sign up during regular office hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. “This Christmas thousands of area children will … Continue reading

Here’s to the Crazy Ones- Remembering Steve Jobs

It has been six years this past Thursday since the world lost Steve Jobs, innovator, agitator, businessman, marketer, rebel, husband, father, and co-founder of  Apple. Inc. He changed the way millions of us communicate, listen to music, watch TV and movies, learn, and look at things in this world. He was 56 years old. Some time ago a friend told me how Eblen Charities continued to surprise her and so many others, and had for the past number of years. … Continue reading

STUDENT CLOTHING PROJECT, IF THE SHOE FITS PROGRAMS GROW AS SCHOOL BEGINS

PROGRAMS REACH MORE THAN 600 CHILDREN IN FIRST WEEKS OF SCHOOL It has only been a month since the first bell rang to begin the 2017-2018 school year. But even though school has just begun, counselors, teachers, and administrators in Buncombe County and Asheville City systems have been seeing hundreds of students returning to school in need of clothing and shoes that their families cannot afford. In the first four weeks of school, the Student Clothing Project and the If … Continue reading

With A Grateful Heart

Thank you so much for the recent donation of the snacks to our classroom teachers. We really appreciate your kindness and our children are already benefitting from this. It’s wonderful to know we have a partner within our community to help us make sure our children do not go hungry. Again, thank you so much for your generosity. What overwhelming generosity you have provided to our school. We have so many students who need a boost during the day and … Continue reading

INGLES DELIVERS AGAIN

INGLES FOOD FOR THOUGHT DELIVERS SNACKS TO AREA SCHOOLS As area schools began last month , the staff and volunteers of Eblen Charities have been working tirelessly to make sure students in our community who may not be able to afford to bring snacks to school would not be left hungry during the day. Beginning this week nearly 40,000 snacks will be delivered to area schools. Last year alone, the Food for Thought program provided more than 90,000 snacks to … Continue reading