We believe that every child deserves to reach their full potential. When you give, you make sure they have the tools they need to succeed in school.
You provide one on one support from caring adults, tutors, mentors, school supplies, and even food.
What happens when you give? Children thrive!
You can also mail your donation to
Children First/Communities In Schools
PO Box 16695
Asheville, NC 28816
Have a question or need more information? Contact Hannah Anderson at Hannaha@childrenfirstbc.org
Take One Hour a Week to Help a Child
• TUTOR K-4th graders at one of our after-school programs Mon.-Thur. between 2:30-5:30 PM.
• Be a READING BUDDY at Emma, Estes or Claxton Elementary School during your lunch hour.
Organize a Drive
• COAT, SCARF, HAT & MITTEN DRIVE: New or gently used winter clothing items for cold months.
• FOOD & PERSONAL CARE DRIVE: Help prevent food insecurity by collecting food and personal care items, which aren’t covered by food stamps. View a shopping list here.
Become a Corporate Sponsor
When you invest in Children First/Communities In Schools, you invest in the future of local children in your community. Learn more about sponsoring the work that we do!
Children First/CIS of Buncombe County is recognized as a 501(c)3 charitable nonprofit organization by the IRS. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Tax ID: 59-1721943.