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Henderson County Life

IAM receives $50,000 for Stimulus Check Challenge campaign

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Interfaith Assistance Ministry received a $50,000 donation for its covid-19/Stimulus Check Challenge. The donors have asked to remain anonymous but want to challenge the community to match the $50,000 donation.    Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Radio broadcaster's donation sparks IAM Stimulus Check Challenge

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Dolph Diamond woke up one night this week with an idea.   Read Story »

Tags: Interfaith Assistance Ministry | coronavirus economy | coronavirus charity

Henderson County News

IAM makes adjustments to continue crisis services

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Interfaith Assistance Ministry will continue to serve struggling Henderson County residents with crisis services by implementing precautionary measures to keep our neighbors, volunteers and staff as safe as possible during this rapidly evolving coronavirus pandemic.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Your Town

Mitten Tree generates hundreds of donations

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Members and friends donated 155 pairs of mittens and gloves, 60 toboggans, 19 pairs of socks, 14 scarves, one headband, two ear muffs, one pair of pajamas and one pair of slippers to the Mitten Tree at Trinity Presbyterian Church before Christmas.   Read Story »

Tags: Interfaith Assistance Ministry | Trinity Presbyterian

Henderson County News

IAM receives $250,000 grant for to close wellness gaps

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Interfaith Assistance Ministry has been awarded $250,000 from the WNC Bridge Foundation to help address emergency wellness issues that affect Henderson County’s residents in crisis.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Life

Volunteers of the Year: IAM, HonorFlight, Literacy Council, Crossnore

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On Thanksgiving, we are featuring our Season of Giving Q&As of people that agency leaders nominated as their volunteers of the year. We have 12 we are featuring them four at a time through the weekend.   Read Story »

Tags: HonorAir | Blue Ridge Literacy Council | Interfaith Assistance Ministry | Season of Giving | Blue Ridge HonorFlight

Etowah Business

Season of Giving: Nonprofits step in where government help ends

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Tags: United Way | Blue Ridge Humane Society | Free Clinics | Interfaith Assistance Ministry | Blue Ridge Honor Flight

Henderson County News

Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

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You won't want to miss this week's Lightning.   Read Story »

Tags: United Way | HonorAir | non-profit organizations | Free Clinics | Interfaith Assistance Ministry | Honor Flight Network

Henderson County Life

Tickets still available for IAM concert featuring Up Dog

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Tickets are still available for the 10th annual Warmth of Home Concert, a benefit for Interfaith Assistance Ministry, on Monday, Nov. 18, at the Flat Rock Playhouse.   Read Story »

Tags: fundraisers | Interfaith Assistance Ministry | Steve Johnson | Up Dog

Henderson County Life

First responders' food drive a ton of help for IAM

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The Henderson County Sheriff's Office did the heavy lifting in a food drive competition with other first responders, collecting  more than a ton of food for Interfaith Assistance Ministry.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

IAM seeks ham, turkey donations for holidays

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Interfaith Assistance Ministry will begin accepting turkeys, hams and holiday foods for its third annual Holiday Food Drive Oct. 14 to help ensure that local families can enjoy a holiday meal at home this season.   Read Story »

Tags: Interfaith Assistance Ministry | holiday

Henderson County Your Town

Battle of the Badges extended to Oct. 14

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To intensify the competition between first responders, the IAM Battle of the Badges Food Drive among the Hendersonville Fire Department, the Hendersonville Police Department and the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office has been extended to Oct. 14.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

First responders in 'Battle of the Badges' to collect food for needy

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Three local first responders are sending out All Points Bulletins urging residents of Henderson County to join their efforts to win the first ever ‘Battle of the Badges Food Drive for IAM’ during the month of September.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Life

Celebrities ready for red carpet in IAM fashion show

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A full line-up of local celebrities has signed up to model summer fashions to help Interfaith Assistance Ministry raise funds to purchase clothing for some of Henderson County’s most vulnerable children.   Read Story »

Tags: non-profit organizations | charities | Interfaith Assistance Ministry

Henderson County News

IAM offers to help furloughed federal employees

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Henderson County News

Junk Man’s Christmas 
concert benefits IAM

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Guitarist and singer Peter Mayer of the Peter Mayer Group and Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band is bringing his 19th annual Stars and Promises Christmas Tour to Grace Lutheran Church on Friday, Nov. 30. Mayer’s band will perform timeless carols, original songs and stories from 7 to 9 p.m. to celebrate the magical Christmas season.   Read Story »

Tags: Christmas | Interfaith Assistance Ministry

Henderson County News

LOCAL BRIEFS: Petree crowned, IAM concert Monday night

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Tags: Interfaith Assistance Ministry | Willson Moss | Appalachian Fire | Jonnie Petree

Henderson County News

Warmth of Home features live bands, reception and raffle

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Interfaith Assistance Ministry is presenting its ninth Annual Warmth of Home Concert at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, at the Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown to raise money for heating assistance for needy families.   Read Story »

Tags: non-profit organizations | snowstorms | Interfaith Assistance Ministry | Willson Moss | winter 2018-19

Henderson County News

Duke 'shares the warmth' through IAM partnership

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Tonya Dirkse was, in her own words, at her breaking point.   Read Story »

Tags: Duke Energy | Interfaith Assistance Ministry | Duke Energy Foundation

Henderson County News

Ministers bless new IAM building, which is dedicated to David Cook

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Henderson County News

LOCAL BRIEFS: IAM opening, train tales, Christmas parade

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Tags: Saluda Grade | Interfaith Assistance Ministry | Christmas parade

Henderson County News

IAM needs backpacks for schoolchildren

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Henderson County News

McGrady pledge nudges IAM close to capital goal

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Interfaith Assistance Ministry is on the last leg of its $2.6 million capital campaign for its new facility, thanks to a matching grant pledge from state Rep. Chuck McGrady.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

IAM breaks ground on $2.6M headquarters

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With the turn of six shovels, leaders of the Interfaith Assistance Ministry celebrated the groundbreaking for a new $2.6 million home for the 32-year-old agency that feeds and clothes the poor and intervenes in crisis to rescue families in times of need.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Life

Capital campaign success nudges IAM toward groundbreaking

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Interfaith Assistance Ministry has raised $1.82 million in pledges, grants and donations in 13 months, reaching more than 70 percent of its $2.6 million capital campaign goal.   Read Story »

Tags: hunger | Interfaith Assistance Ministry

Henderson County News

Big donation moves IAM close to goal

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A church-supported nonprofit agency devoted to catching people who fall through gaps in government aid programs moved closer to breaking ground on new headquarters when it received an anonymous donation of $100,000.   Read Story »

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