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Coats for the Cold - Donate a Coat

For the 3rd year in a row ABE is participating in the Coats for the Cold - Donate a Coat drive for Western Carolina Rescue Ministries. Our goal is to fill that barrel to the top! 

We'll be collecting winter outerwear for the homeless and others in through October 31st. New and gently used winter coats and heavy winter mittens, gloves, and hats can be dropped in the barrel located downstairs at our Sweeten Creek location. 

ABE Special Delivery

When ABE marketing specialist Brenda Cooke realized she didn't need the brand new 65-cup coffee urn in her kitchen, she didn't have to look far for a recipient: ABE client/ non-profit Hendersonville Rescue Mission serves hot coffee to the homeless in their Day Center, just one of many services they offer to those in need.

Client of the Week: Homeward Bound

homeless veteran walking across bridge

We’re giving a huge shout out to our clients, Homeward Bound, an organization that is making a big difference in people’s lives by working tirelessly to END homelessness in WNC.