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WNC Upcoming Events & Services

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Western North Carolina   UPCOMING EVENTS GIVING THEM HOPE ANNUAL BREAKFAST:  The third annual Giving Them Hope Breakfast for WNC children & families in need will be held on April 23rd, 2015.  For more information o… Read more »

Homemade Bears for our Children

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 Wilkesboro, NC   The ladies from Piedmont Federal in North Wilkesboro have spent the last few months collecting supplies and making these handmade bears for children in our care for Valentine’s Day. When asked why the gro… Read more »

Thank You, Agape Faith Church of Statesville!

Friday, January 23, 2015 Statesville, NC Big Group is a monthly gathering for the children at Barium Springs.  A volunteer group provides a meal for the children and staff and everyone gathers to eat and enjoy each other’s company.  The group or a staf… Read more »

Why We Do This Work

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 We love when we hear from those who have been in our care and want to share their experience with our agency.  Below is something that a past youth shared with us recently.  This is truly why we do this work! “I will always… Read more »

Happy New Year!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 As we reflect on 2014 we want to say THANK YOU to all of our supporters that give at any capacity – those that give financial support, in-kind items, food, help around our offices by giving their time.  Each of you are a gi… Read more »

Santa makes appearance in WNC

Thursday, December 11, 2014 For Christmas two of our programs, Reclaiming Futures and Smoky Mountain First In Families, had an event in Jackson County with Santa and many local children from Western NC attended. Gifts were donated from including books,… Read more »


Tuesday, December 2, 2014 Giving Tuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back.  It takes place the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  If you would like to join the #GivingTuesday movement at Barium Springs, click here to give a gift. No… Read more »

3rd Annual Old Geezers Food Drop Off

Saturday, November 22, 2014 Concord, NC We hope you will come out and support the children and families of Barium Springs!  The Old Geezers will host their 3rd Annual Food Drop-Off for non-perishable food.  Click here to download a flyer. When:  Novemb… Read more »