September 19th, 2016 our lodge started it's fall phone solicitation fundraiser. It will run through the month of October.  It is conducted by ABI (Area Benefits) from out of Atlanta.  We use these funds for numerous sponsorships and events. This year we assisted with 3 weeks of different juvenile summer camps. Jack Brinkleys Sports Outreach, and Buncombe Sheriff Departments On Track. These alone helped 150+ kids.    Throughout the year we also sponsor numerous youth sports teams, kid-Id events, Special Olympics, Hospice, Asheville City School Foundation, Black Mountain Home for Children, Boy Scouts of America, The American Red Cross, FOP Cops for Kids for Christmas.