Category Archives: Rotator

Andy Stanley to Speak at Keller Williams – Avadim Health -Andrew Institute Leadercast May 10th

On Friday, May 10th Keller Williams Realty, Avadim Health, Campbell Shatley  PLLC, 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 Ninth Annual  Leadercast at Lake Hills Church in Candler. 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 … Continue reading

EBLEN CHARITIES OPERATION PROM DRESS RETURNS IN STYLE April 6th

Springtime is certainly a welcome sight after some of the record cold days we have seen this year. But along with the warmer weather, budding flowers, and spring break comes a high school tradition that is anticipated since school began last August. Along with the warm spring breezes also comes the proms and military balls that can easily be the highlight of their academic year. But for many young women those memories will never happen for one very simple reason … Continue reading

IT’S TOURNAMENT TIME — INGLES SOUTHERN CONFERENCE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS TO LEAD THE FIGHT AGAINST CHILDREN’S HUNGER IN WNC HUNGER

The most anticipated sporting event in the south east is getting ready to tip off as the Ingles Southern Conference Basketball Tournament returns to the   U S Cellular Center starting this Thursday, March 7th and running through the championship finals on Monday March 11th.  For the fifth consecutive year, the Ingles Southern Conference Basketball Championships will be joining Eblen Charities, Arby’s, and the Brumit Restaurant Group in collecting food for the Hoops Against Hunger program. Teams throughout the conference … Continue reading

RESTAURANTS JOIN EBLEN IN HELPING IN TIMES OF NEED

Two  popular area restaurants are serving more than delicious food this month as they join Eblen in helping those in our community in times of need.  Culvers on Airport Road and all area Jersey Mike’s will be donating part of their proceeds during the month of March to help make sure that families in our community can breathe easier during difficult times.  Culvers’ Month of Giving has selected Eblen for January through March  for our Eblen Energy Project to help … Continue reading

FanFest Set to Rock Ingles Southern Conference Tournament March 8-10 for Hoops Against Hunger

Just when the fans, teams, sponsors, and supporters of the Southern Conference thought that the most anticipated sporting event of the year couldn’t get any better, well… it does – again.  The Asheville-Buncombe community will once again open its doors to the Ingles Southern Conference Basketball Championships beginning this Thursday, March 7th and running through the championship finals on Monday, March 11th. And as they say… “March Madness Begins Here.”  But once again this year Ingles Markets raises the level of excitement and entertainment … Continue reading

INGLES DELIVERS AGAIN – INGLES FOOD FOR THOUGHT DELIVERS SNACKS TO AREA SCHOOLS

As the school year continues, 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.  Each year more than 100,000 snacks are delivered to area schools in six counties to make sure that no child will be without a daily snack while their classmates were able to bring theirs from home.  The … Continue reading

SECOND ANNUAL HOOPS AGAINST HUNGER HOTEL CHALLENGE ADDS EXCITING OUTREACH TO 2019 INGLES SOCON BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

When you are hungry nothing else matters. That is a simple message that the Heroes vs Hunger programs of Eblen Charities and our wonderful partners have been sharing with our community for more than three years. In that brief time, and in partnership with Arby’s, Ingles, the Brumit Restaurant Group, Pepsi, and others, more than one million meals have been distributed to area children so they would not have to face hunger at home while away from school.  One of … Continue reading

Winter Heating Help is Still Available

As winter continues, children, adults, and families are still struggling to keep warm as the cold weather ebbs and flows through our mountains.  Eblen Charities began administering the Federal Low Income Energy Assistance Program in partnership with Buncombe County Health and Human Services Dec. 1.  LIEAP is a federally funded initiative that provides a one-time payment to help eligible households pay their heating bills.  Currently, households with someone who is 60 years old or older or having anyone who is … Continue reading

WICKED WEED / BRAD JOHNSON CELEBRITY GOLF CLASSIC SET FOR MAY 21st at WALNUT COVE

It is a wonderful story that has been told now for thirty years. And that is that is our community’s Eblen Charities started with a simple idea for a small golf tournament and turned into an organization that has touched more than a million lives of  children, adults, and families in need in western North Carolina.   And since that first ball was placed on a tee at Reems Creek Golf Club in the Spring of 1990, Eblen Charities has … Continue reading

HEADLOCK ON HUNGER EXPANDS AS STUDENT NEED FOR FOOD CONTINUES TO GROW

Eblen Charities Headlock on Hunger program has taken to the mat once again this past week as the outreach  has once again expanded to serve more students who are facing hunger at home in our community. With more and more families reaching out for food this winter, Eblen Charities Headlock on Hunger is expanding it’s outreach with Buncombe County schools  in providing food for their food closets. This past week we received a call from Lauren Ward a counselor in … Continue reading