Brother Wolf Animal Rescue is readying its new sanctuary in Leicester to house companion and farmed animals. Halfway through the organization’s transition year, grand plans and fundraising continue at BWAR, while some question what they see as a realignment of the nonprofit’s mission.
With just over two weeks left in this year’s giving campaign, Give!Local has surpassed both previous years’ final totals. Direct contributions now exceed $69,000; adding in $12,000 in matching grants, this year’s total giving now exceeds $80,000. The Give!Local campaign ends Dec. 31. So where are the donations coming from? Geographically, the east side of […]
Held every other month at The Mothlight, the latest Hex dance party takes place Dec. 16 and raises funds for The Steady Collective.
Make a donation of $20 or more before Give!Local‘s Big Give Week ends at midnight Dec. 9 — and be entered to win one of seven great prizes. Asheville Salt Cave — two Salt Cave sessions Green Home Cleaning — $100 home cleaning certificate Asheville Humane Society — dog or cat adoption package LaZoom Comedy […]
Xpress presents its 2017 Asheville Innovators
Xpress presents the 2017 Asheville Innovators. Our website will feature profiles of the eight projects and organizations we selected. Our seventh profile is Kevin Mahoney.
Xpress presents the 2017 Asheville Innovators. Our website will feature profiles of the eight projects and organizations we selected. Our fifth profile is Sunil Patel.
Cleanup efforts are finally beginning at the CTS of Asheville Superfund site on Mills Gap Road, but past controversies and a lack of trust in Environmental Protection Agency officials continued to dominate the discussion during a Nov. 30 public meeting to review the impending remedial projects and address residents’ concerns.
Xpress presents the 2017 Asheville Innovators. Our website will feature profiles of the eight projects and organizations we selected. Our fourth profile is Michael Murphy and Ted Stump.
Xpress presents the 2017 Asheville Innovators. Our website will feature profiles of the eight projects and organizations we selected. Our second profile is Ron Larsen.
If dollars were votes, the environment would be the winner at the halfway point in this year’s Give!Local campaign — in large measure due to strong outreach efforts by The Collider and Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy. Mountain Xpress is sponsoring Give!Local, a two-month, end-of-year giving campaign that allows local WNC residents to donate to any […]
The Friends of the WNC Nature Center’s long-running holiday celebration returns Dec. 2 with a full day of family-friendly activities.
Warren Wilson College has partnered with the Swannanoa Correctional Center for Women to bring the innovative Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program to the correctional center. For inmate and undergrad alike, Inside-Out provides the chance to gain self-knowledge, grapple with the systemic issues of the penal system and learn from one another.
Let’s talk turkey: This week’s issue of Mountain Xpress is perfect for your post-meal perusal. Check out stories on Thanksgiving, fun things to do, an innovative program aimed at helping inmates re-enter society, an update on air quality and a whole lot more. Until then, check out some of our top stories from last week.
Buncombe County is funding community work in a new way through the Isaac Coleman Community Investment Grants, focusing on grassroots groups rather than traditional, institutional nonprofit organizations.
WNC organizations need donations and volunteers to make Thanksgiving dinner a reality for locals experiencing hunger and homelessness.
The retro fundraiser for AHE takes place Nov. 22 at Isis Music Hall.
Montford Park Players and Different Strokes! are both excellent local theater companies. Their partnership proves to be a triumphant venture.
The daylong, family-friendly music festival takes place Nov. 11 at Salvage Station.
The recent Regional Food Waste Summit at Warren Wilson College provided a forum for Western North Carolina nonprofits, businesses, educational institutions and individuals to hash out the realities of the local food waste conundrum.
Xpress joins paranormal investigator Joshua P. Warren and company as they delve into mysterious rumors of secret tunnels hidden beneath the Asheville Masonic Temple.