COMMUNITY NEWS

 

Hope4NC is a free, confidential, state-wide program funded by FEMA and NCDHHS, currently helping people affected by the impact of the COVID crisis. There is a 24/7 Helpline offering emotional support and referrals to local services. Call or text "hope" to 1-855-587-3463. Available is 1-to-1 Counseling & Support by accessing the Helpline or contact directly peter.tamm@rhanet.org or call 828-348-2641.

 

Lenoir Soup Kitchen, Inc. position open for dependable experienced cook Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8am-1pm. Other days and hours as needed. Cook, clean, stock, serve, speak English, able to lift 50 pounds and other duties as needed. $9.50 per hour. Click on the link to send a resume.

 

Lenoir Soup Kitchen also needing long term volunteers age 14 or older. They do not participate in community service. Call Monday - Friday 8am-1pm for times available. 828-758-1411 Angel Moretz.

 

Samaritan's Purse is now hiring seasonal workers. First and second shifts are available from mid-November to mid-December at their Operation Christmas Child regional shoebox processing centers. Click on the link to apply.

 

Foothills Service Project is looking for individuals over 60 years old in Caldwell County that need an access ramp, porch or deck repairs, life chair, grab bars or hand held shower. They are also in desperate need of volunteer groups to help with these projects. They will be happy to do a presentation for a church, a group or an organization. You can reach them at 828-879-8400 or via email.

 

Baptists on Mission are in communication with medical partners in Haiti to help following the deadly earthquake there in August. Funds are needed to purchase medicines and other supplies. If you would like to donate click here or you can send a check to Baptists on Mission, PO Box 1107, Cary, NC 27512 and on the memo line put Haiti relief.

Baptists on Mission Disaster Relief is responding to those in need in Haywood and surrounding counties from Tropical Storm Fred. Updates will be posted concerning volunteer involvement. To access the updates, sign up to volunteer, or to donate to the relief efforts click on this link. Checks may also be sent to Baptists on Mission, PO Box 1107, Cary, NC 27512 and on the memo line put TS Fred Relief.

 

Yokefellow has started a new onsite feeding program called "Yoke to Go". Bagged meals are being provided for the homeless beginning at 3pm each day that Yokefellow is open. They are needing churches to assist with this program. For more information click here.

Would you like to know more about Truett Conference Center & Camp located in Hayesville, NC? If so, click on this link. They have some upcoming events that you may be interested in. Click on the following links for more information.

Senior Adult Celebration                          Truett Man Camp                                      Father Son Event