You can make a difference in Mitchell County by making a tax-deductible gift of cash, securities, life insurance or real estate. By pooling your gift with those of your neighbors, you can provide significant support for local needs.

Meet Randy and Louise Hembree

We consider ourselves fortunate to be members of the diverse and vibrant Mitchell County community. We are honored to be able to help when our friends and neighbors need a hand. We know that continued financial support is critical to our nonprofits. The Fund for Mitchell County provides us with a wonderful opportunity to provide assistance now and in the future.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina received $3,000 for a youth mentoring program that serves children from disadvantaged families. Photo courtesy of BBBSWNC.

How to Donate

Donate online or send a check made out to "CFWNC" with "Fund for Mitchell County" in the memo line to the address below. (Please note that checks not made out to CFWNC may be returned.)

Mail checks to:

4 Vanderbilt Park Drive, Suite 300
Asheville, NC 28803
: Fund for Mitchell County

Legacy Funders

Legacy Funders honors individuals who have arranged for a future gift to our affiliate in the form of a bequest, charitable remainder trust, charitable gift annuity, retirement assets, life insurance, life estate or other deferred contribution. Legacy Funders of The Fund for Mitchell County include:

  • Mignon Durham
  • Gina A. Philips

Since 1999, The Fund for Mitchell County, in partnership with The Community Foundation, has awarded 134 grants totaling $860,039.

Thanks to Our Donors (7/1/2022 - 06/30/2023)

  • Ms. Mary K. Anglin
  • Mrs. Beverly Ayscue
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ed Banta
  • Dr. Daniel Barron
  • Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Beach
  • Blumenthal Foundation
  • Ms. Cynthia Bringle
  • Mr. James Brown
  • Dr. Robin B. Buchanan
  • Clashmore Logistics, Inc.
  • Arnold Day
  • Mr. and Mrs. Glen DeVos
  • Mr. and Mrs. Warren C. Edwards
  • Ms. Sara P. English
  • Frank and Mary Lamberson Foundation
  • Ms. Joan Glynn
  • Ms. Amy Gray
  • Mr. and Ms. Vaughn Grisham
  • Mr. and Mrs. Judson Guerard
  • Mr. C. Randall Hembree
  • Highland Craftsmen
  • Mr. and Mrs. Keith S. Holtsclaw
  • Mr. and Mrs. Stuart M. Jensen
  • Mr. Nick Joerling and Ms. Lisa Bruns
  • Dr. Jennifer Larson
  • Mrs. Susan J. Larson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Stan Martinkosky
  • Ms. Jean W. McLaughlin
  • Mr. and Mrs. Allen McMurray
  • Ms. Barbara M. Middleton
  • Dr. Stephen North
  • Ms. Geraldine Plato
  • Ms. Becky Plummer and Mr. Jon Ellenbogen
  • Ms. Suzanne B. Russell
  • Bill and Judy Sears
  • Mr. Kenny Sedberry
  • Ms. Gertrude G. Smith
  • Speckled Dog Companies
  • Ms. Susan Spruill
  • Rev. and Mrs. William B. Sweetser Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. William Szymczyk
  • Ms. Patricia E. Thibodeaux
  • Mr. and Ms. Beau Thomas
  • Mrs. Susie Van Der Vorst
  • Ms. Kate Vogel and Mr. John Littleton
  • Drs. Marvin and Diane Walker
  • Mr. and Mrs. Tom Wilson
  • Anonymous

Contact Melissa Edgington for more information about the Foundation’s Affiliate Program.