How to Help

How to Help

Online financial support of our COVID-19 emergency programs is now accepted.

"I'd like to help."
You've found the right place. During this uncertain time, many students and their families require assistance, and that's what our Buncombe County Schools Family Resource Center is all about. Through community volunteers, generous item donations, and financial support, we can make a difference together.

To schedule a food or toiletry item drop-off, or to volunteer, please call 828-779-4549 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m, Monday through Friday. Our center is currently located at at Enka Middle School, 390 Asbury Road, Candler, NC 28715.

Financial support will be used to assist Buncombe County students and their families. Please make checks out to "Buncombe County Schools - School Nutrition" with "COVID-19 Donation Fund 5" in the memo/comment area. Checks may be delivered to our Family Resource Center or mailed to Buncombe County Schools, Attention: Deborah Frisby, 175 Bingham Rd., Asheville, North Carolina, 28806.

Learn more about our Family Resource Center in our recent Top Story.

"I need help (or know someone who does)."
Do you know a student whose family is unable to get to our meal sites due to lack of transportation or financial burden? Do you need extra help with food boxes, school supplies, hygiene supplies, diapers, wipes, or laundry detergent, due to financial hardship? Please call 828-779-4549 or your School Social Worker at your school to ask for assistance, between the hours of 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

High Priority Items
Please expand and reference the following lists to understand which kinds of items may be donated. Items must be UNOPENED to be accepted.
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