Code Purple keeps Buncombe County safe and warm by housing and feeding our homeless neighbors in the most bone chillingly cold Asheville nights. In 2017 ABCCM provided over 6,000 emergency shelter stays, including Code Purple stays. The ABCCM van goes out each night when temperatures drop below 32 degrees to offer those struggling with homelessness shelter from the cold. Blankets, food, and other essential items are given to those who choose not to come in for the night.
Watch this compelling news story covered by News 13 this past December to see how those involved in Code Purple, like Tim McElyea, stand in the gap during our coldest season.
By giving $25, you can help us house, feed, and clothe a homeless neighbor for one night.