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34430
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Last year, about four-hundred refugees came to Charlotte, and approximately 17,000 have come here since the mid-1990s. Refugee Support Services, a non-profit organization, helps refugees build self-sufficiency skills and address medical, financial, employment, housing, children, legal and social services.
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24433
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Dr. Michael Bleyman is the founder of the Carnivore Preservation Trust, a nonprofit organization in Pittsboro devoted to the preservation of endangered animals native to Third World rainforests.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 60 Issue 8, January 1993, p30-32, il
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24038
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The author presents arguments for why the Blue Ridge Parkway, a 469-mile road between North Carolina and Virginia, provides for a strong community. The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation has funded over 3.7 million in programs and projects centered on the Parkway.
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31626
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Youth Unlimited, Inc., a private, non-profit Christian ministry serving juvenile delinquents and troubled youths from Piedmont North Carolina, has launched a special self-help project with Lexington artist Bob Timberlake. Postcard-size reproductions of Timberlake’s paintings are framed in barn wood and sold to the public. The project is meant to give youths the discipline of work responsibilities and also produce revenues to help support the ministry.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 8 Issue 9, Sept 1976, p6-7, il, por Periodical Website
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24041
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Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project seeks to help children connect with their food through two initiatives: Growing Minds Farm to School and Growing Minds at Market. ASAP seeks to get children involved in the growing and cooking process of food in order to foster healthy eating habits from a young age.
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24082
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Eblen Charities is a non-profit organization has followed its mission, 'help people stop hurting', for twenty-two years. Ove the years, Eblen has assisted tens of thousands of families through a number of programs and events, including dental programs, housing assistance, and health assistance.
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24004
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AsheVillage Institute is a nonprofit that helps people reconnect with nature by building knowledge and skills about growing food sustainably and taking care of the environment.
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24079
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Eight piano teachers founded Asheville Area Piano Forum twenty years ago to offer more musical opportunities to students. The organization helps fill the gap left by North Carolina's diminishing funds for arts education.
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23989
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As part of Asheville and Buncombe County's 10-year plan to end homelessness, a local nonprofit organization called Homeward Bound works with Asheville-Buncombe Homeless Initiative to provide housing and support to the chronically homeless.
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28475
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One companies desire to help military veterans own more of their own companies is detailed. The talent pool of military veterans is deep, and Bunker Labs is offering a program for veterans interested in being entrepreneurs. The nonprofit supported 48 businesses in North Carolina in 2016 and is looking to impact the unemployment rate among veterans through education and mentorship.
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24037
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Bee City USA is a program under the Center for Honeybee Research, a non-profit organization in Asheville. The program seeks to protect native pollinators and raise awareness about the importance of bees, populations of which have been shrinking as a result of pesticides and lack of nearby crop diversity.
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34979
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After serving in the military and struggling to adjust to civilian life, John Mahshie started a 10-acre farm in Henderson County, North Carolina. The Veterans Healing Farm is harvested by other veterans who volunteer their time and donate every Tuesday’s crop to the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 6, November 2017, p182-190, il, por Periodical Website
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24078
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Bountiful Cities is an all-volunteer organization that works with communities to get their community gardens organized and productive. The organization teaches gardening basics and sustainable agriculture practices.
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28534
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The Asheville Tool Library lends tools to members who are unable to purchase the tools on their own or are unable to maintain their storage. The group is concerned about sustainability and making resources available to those who cannot afford them on their own. The library has common tools, semi-professional tools, and camping gear and is looking to host community workshops and classes soon.
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23997
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Cindy Threlkeld is the executive director of MANNA FoodBank; she discusses the challenges she faces in her position and how she ended up in Asheville.