Conscious party: Give!Local blasts off

Free party at The Orange Peel to celebrate Asheville’s first Give!Local campaign

THE MISSION: To raise funds and awareness for 30 worthy local nonprofits that make a big difference where we live. To make giving simple and fun, no matter how small or large the gift.

THE METHOD: Offer contributors hundreds of fun and valuable incentives that are provided by dozens of area businesses. Make giving easy — with a simple online shopping-cart system that allows gifts from $10 to $10,000, whether to just one or to many nonprofits.

THE PARTY: Come celebrate and get to know the folks behind the 30 participating nonprofits who are improving WNC – it’s their party! The festivities will include prizes, theatrics, costumes, music, interactive activities for all ages. It’s free, family-friendly, and open to all who are interested in this fabulous community. Have an awesome time!

WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 1, from 6-10 p.m.

WHERE: The Orange Peel.

DETAILS: Admission is free. Kids and adults are invited.

Festivities will include:
• The official launch of Give!Local and its website.
• The presentation of the first ever Give!Local Julian Award to a young professional doing outstanding work for a nonprofit.
• Interactive activities for people of all ages presented by the 30 participating nonprofits.
• Fabulous prizes!
• Music by the students of Asheville Music School.

Can’t come?
Your virtual participation is welcome and encouraged through the website! Visit


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