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ABCCM Safe and Warm Drive launches

Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry’s (ABCCM) annual Safe & Warm drive begins on Friday, January 27 at Carolina Furniture Concepts,...
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Socks, shampoo, Band-aids: How Buncombe sheriff, faith leaders help recent detainees

ASHEVILLE – Could something as small as a bottle of shampoo or a pair of socks help keep folks out of jail? Not completely, some law...
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Help local families this winter, donate to the Safe & Warm program

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Every winter, with around 11.5% of the Buncombe County population living below the poverty level, there is a huge need to...
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ABCCM kicks off the season with 2022 Christmas Angel Shop and 36th Annual Return to Bethlehem interactive Christmas experience

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – ABCCM kicks off the Christmas season with the 2022 Christmas Angel Shop (a children’s toy drive) event and the local Christmas...
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ABCCM’s Veterans Services of the Carolinas Receives the 2022 HIRE VETS Medallion Award from the US Department of Labor

U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recognized Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry’s Veterans Services of the Carolinas as one of the...
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ABCCM Announces Honor A Veteran Event, Veterans Day, November 11, at 12:00 noon.

ABCCM is pleased to announce its 3rd annual Honor A Veteran™ event for Veterans Day 2022. ABCCM and Ingles will host a free catered lunch for all...
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City of Asheville designates ABCCM as a 2022 official Buncombe County shelter for unhoused individuals during Code Purple Emergencies; ABCCM begins annual Safe and Warm Campaign

With three facilities totaling 130 beds, ABCCM has been designated a 2022 official Buncombe County Shelter for the homeless during Code Purple...
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ABCCM Receives $750,000 Grant To Implement Veterans Suicide Prevention Across All North Carolina Counties

ABCCM’s Veterans Services of the Carolinas is the recipient of a $750,000 grant to facilitate a program of suicide prevention for veterans in all 100...
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The Home Depot Foundation to Transform Asheville Transitional Living Facility for Homeless Women and Children

WHAT: On Wednesday, July 13th from 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., The Home Depot Foundation will team up with Asheville Buncombe Community Christian...
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Golden Leaf Foundation Awards $296,794 To Abccm To Fund Program For Women And Veterans With Barriers To Employment

As part of a recent $10 million Community-Based Grants Initiative to counties in Western North Carolina, the Golden LEAF Foundation awarded $296,794...