This Thanksgiving, we’re grateful to our herd of noble, gracefully aging horses and, of course, the people who love them. For more information, call (828) 526-4752, visit carpediemfarms.org, or stop by the farm, 544 Western Rhodes Drive in Highlands.
Article Category: Giving Back in Highlands NC and Cashiers NC
Almost beneath the radar, Cashiers Cares works its mission to serve the needs of the less fortunate, while deepening the ties that bind the community. To learn more, visit cashierscares.org or call (828) 743-7158.
Cullasaja Women’s Outreach, an independent collective of community-minded women, listened attentively to local needs and responded resoundingly, proving that when dealt lemons, an unfailing focus on helping others can and will result in sweet outcomes.
Even before a pandemic upended lives, statistics determined that one in five people in Jackson County fall below the poverty line, which means some children and families are food insecure.
Thanks to nimble leadership, a driven cadre of volunteers and an endlessly generous community, the Highlands Food Pantry and its clients have plenty to be thankful for.
Sweet Jeb displays all the best qualities inculcated on Walton’s Mountain.
A trio of summers in the early 1960s gave a boy the roadmap for a loving, successful future. If you’d like to provide the same gift to a young person, contact Danielle Hernandez-Juarez, Big Brothers/Big Sisters Cashiers-Highlands Program Coordinator, at (828) 339-9133.
Thanks to heroic efforts here on the Plateau and around the world, polio is close to being consigned to history.
John Rymer’s lifelong love of education is leading to the flowering of The Literacy Council.
For Robert Smith, joining Highlands Rotary was an easy way to weave himself into the fabric of the community.