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Eblen Charities


Contact: Mary Ann McMinn, Volunteer Coordinator

Mailing Address: 50 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806

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Fax Number: 828-255-3775

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Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M-F

Location: Follow the signs from Cullowhee to Asheville. Take I-240 West to the Westgate exit. The road turns into Resort Drive. The building has a blue awning over the door.

Agency Description: The Eblen Charities exist to reach out to the many children, adults, and families in western NC who are battling the effects of illnesses, disabilities, and situations that make obtaining the basic essentials of life more challenging. Eblen fosters such programs as Emergency Food and Shelter, Emergency Assistance, Eblen Energy Project, Crisis Intervention Program, Project Share, Eblen Children's Vision Program, The MANNA/Eblen Grocery Program, the Buncombe County Drug Treatment Court, and a host of other worthy ventures.

Training: Received on-site.

Time Commitment: Customary Monday through Friday work days. Some programs within Eblen are event driven, and may require volunteers on weekends.

Skills, Experience, and Special Requirements: Persons who are committed to assisting in serving the needs of the community.

Volunteer Involvement: Volunteers may assist with organizing major fundraising events, talking to clients on the phone, and visiting schools with such programs as Food For Thought. They may also be assigned to assist with one of the many programs listed in the agency information.

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