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This Is Sharing House's Busiest Season – Brevard NC


Last updated 11/12/2014 at 1:59pm

It's all hands on deck Nov. 22 when Pisgah Forest Rotary, WSQL, The Transylvania Times and volunteers from area churches and Sharing House gather, sort and load food donations from the public. A lot of sore backs result from all the bending and stretching involved with sorting cans and hefting packed boxes into their proper places, but it's a price the volunteers gladly pay to help area families in need.

This is our busiest time. In addition to the normal food, clothing and a little help keeping the heat on for Transylvanians in poverty, we also have the Thanksgiving Pack The Pantry food drive at the courthouse gazebo and our own annual Adopt A Family program for Christmas.

Accompanying these high impact events are independent events, like the heating fund collection at Harris Ace Hardware, Breakfast With Santa at Dugan's Pub, and the White Squirrel Car Wash food drive.

At Sharing House we are setting new records in just about every category that matters. Assistant Director Angie Leopard...

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