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Andrew Institute / Headlock on Hunger Presents Inaugural NWCA CEO Leadership Academy

No matter where it is- in business, education, public service, or athletics, everything rises and falls on its leadership. That has been the guiding premise for the past decade of the Andrew Institute Institute for Leadership and Public Service that has brought world renowned leaders into our community that not only brought their thoughts, expertise, and encouragement to established and aspiring leaders but focuses on the most important part of leadership – serving others. This Saturday, the Andrew Institute for … Continue reading

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

It has only been a month since the first bell rang to begin the 2018-2019 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 the Shoe Fits Program (in partnership with the Asheville Tourists Children’s … Continue reading

FOURTH ANNUAL ASHEVILLE RUNNING EXPERIENCE TO BENEFIT EBLEN CHARITIES SEPTEMBER 21-22nd

The most unique and exciting running event that the mountains of western North Carolina has ever seen returns for the fourth year to benefit the children, adults, and families in need in our community. On September 21-23 the Asheville Running Experience once again takes to the streets with a variety of running and playing options for hundreds of local and visiting runners. The event was created to represent what it is to live and run in Asheville with options on … Continue reading

Ingles Markets Launch Eblen Pumpkin Campaign at Outback Steakhouse This Wednesday

With schools in session and summer gone, you know it will not be long until the Ingle’s / Eblen Pumpkin Campaign will again brighten the halls of our local schools and the windows and registers of Ingle’s Markets. This Wednesday, September 19th, the 2017 Ingle’s Pumpkin Campaign will begin with the kick-off luncheon hosted by Brian Dockery and his staff at Outback Steakhouse beginning at 11:30 am. Hundreds of educators and community leaders will join Eblen to hear about Eblen’s … Continue reading

JOIN EBLEN IN TOUCHING THOSE IN NEED BY DESIGNATING YOUR UNITED WAY GIFT

As United Way Readies the 2018 Campaign, Eblen Supporters Can Give Through Local Employee Giving Campaigns Since Eblen Charities began more than two and a half decades ago with a simple idea and $400 received from a yard sale, it has grown to assist more than a hundred plus thousand children, adults, and families each year with medication, medical supplies, housing, travel to hospitals, food, heating assistance, water, utility assistance, and other emergency aid. In these troubled times, Eblen has … Continue reading

“The Walk” Kick-Off at Outback Steakhouse This Wednesday

How far would you go to help someone in need? If you are familiar with Eblen Charities these past years you are no doubt familiar with this question that we pose to our community each year as fall nears. There is little doubt that most everyone would go to extraordinary lengths to help those in times of need. But once again we are not asking for extraordinary lengths, all we are asking for is just six miles. If three or … Continue reading

AVADIM LIFE SCIENCE / HEATH SHULER FALL GOLF INVITATIONAL SET FOR OCT 23rd

This fall one of Eblen Charities’ signature events will once again grow to a new level as our community comes together to reach out to those in need. On October 23rd, Eblen Charities will again welcome our long-time friends and partners Avadim Technologies as they join the Heath Shuler Fall Golf Invitational as the title sponsor to continue their outreach to the community that they serve as well. Throughout his storied career, Heath has been acknowledged as one of the … Continue reading

INGLES / EBLEN TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH A GREAT START

Long before dawn last Wednesday, hundreds of families began lining up at the Ingles Toy Store at Westgate Shopping Center waiting for the doors to open. As some of the children stretched out on the walkway with their blankets and pillows, the staff, some board members, and volunteers of Eblen Charities set up the final details to be ready for what would become one of the busiest days in Eblen Charities history. These wonderful families were not in line in … Continue reading

Eblen Charities Food Pantry Established for Graduate students at WCU’s Biltmore Park Instructional Site

Western Carolina University and Eblen Charities have joined together to create a food pantry at WCU’s Biltmore Park instructional site, intended for a rarely considered clientele ― graduate students. “WCU cares about student success and that their needs are being met, whether in the classroom or at home,” said Lane Perry, director of WCU’s Center for Service Learning, which is leading the university’s efforts. “We have to take into account aspects of wellness, such as proper diet and ready access … Continue reading

Tools for Schools – Distribution Wednesday, August 22nd – New Immunization Program Set to Launch for Second Year at Distribution

The second and most exciting part of the Ingles / Eblen Tools for Schools program is set for this Wednesday August 22nd as we will begin distributing the school supplies we collected last Wednesday and will continue to collect throughout the year. Beginning at 9:00 AM this Wednesday we will open the doors at the Ingles Toy Store (Bon Marche) in the Westgate Shopping Center to hundreds of families seeking help so their children can start the new school year … Continue reading