We truly rely on the support of individual gifts.
What Does My Donation Fund?
The average cost to support a child and a mentor is $1,000 per year. This money is used to fund:
- Volunteer recruitment
- Volunteer background checks, interviews, reference checks, and training
- Child and parent interviews
- Liability insurance
- Staff support for the volunteer, child, and parent
- Group enrichment activities
Learn more about how your contribution supports our Bigs and Littles:
Ways to Contribute
Donate Online: Our online donation system is VeriSign secured.
Mail A Gift: If you are interested in mailing a financial contribution to Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC, please specify which county you would like your gift to benefit and mail to:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC
50 S. French Broad Ave., Ste 213
Asheville, NC 28801
Participate in Bowl for Kids’ Sake: BFKS has been our annual fundraising event for over 20 years. Raise money from friends and family and join us at the bowling center, normally on the second Saturday in February. (See Events)
Sponsor an Event: Your company can sponsor an event and receive valuable marketing opportunities. Contact Robin Myer, Executive Director, at 828-253-1470 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Charter Community Connections
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina receives a gift from Charter Communications when new customers subscribe to a Charter service or existing customers add new services. In order for us to receive credit under this program, subscribers must call 866-443-6187 and use our identification number: 26064.
Listening to the Grass Grow
Meet some of the unforgettable people of our region from “Cuz” Bagley’s columns in the Murphy, NC newspaper, the Cherokee Scout. Bob Terrell says, “Those who savor the mountain people will love Listening to the Grass Grow.”
This book has been made available by the author’s son as a special thank you for contributions to local non-profits. All gifts received at Montford Books & More or our offices will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC. The suggested minimum donation is $20.