Who Is Lucky Enough to Receive Help?

For people living in poverty, how much of getting help with your housing is simply pure luck? How does the housing lottery system work? And why is housing treated differently? Listen to this podcast on NPR’s Planet Money.

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Summer Newsletter 2016

How did a local woman and her young son escape homelessness with help from Pisgah Legal Services? Which attorneys were recently recognized for their outstanding pro bono work? Who was honored at the Jazz for Justice celebration? All of these…

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Oct. 5th – Save the Date!

President and Founder of the Children’s Defense Fund Marian Wright Edelman will be the keynote speaker at Pisgah Legal’s 6th Annual Poverty Forum. More info here…

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New Partnerships in Henderson County

Pisgah Legal Services and Blue Ridge Community Health Services will collaborate in a medical legal partnership to attack the root cause of health-harming social conditions affecting low-income people in Henderson County. This partnership is an expansion of the HEALS program….

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Bruce Hornsby & Ricky Skaggs Concert on June 21

Bruce Hornsby & Ricky Skaggs Concert June 21 at 6:30pm Amplify Pisgah and Pisgah Brewing have generously teamed up again to bring you music legends Bruce Hornsby and Ricky Skaggs with Kentucky Thunder at Pisgah Brewing’s outdoor stage in Black…

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Rent Party on May 5th

Will Morris and Wells Fargo, LLC present A Rent Party with live blues by The Chuck Beattie BandMay 5th at 5:30 pm at the YMI Cultural Center, Asheville $20/person Enjoy southern eats by Green Opportunities, wine, and craft beer by…

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WNC Groups Push for Medicaid Expansion

More than 100 people gathered in Asheville to make the case for Medicaid expansion in NC, which would provide health coverage for 500,000 low-income residents. Pisgah Legal Managing Attorney Jaclyn Kiger was among the advocates, shown here center. Read the…

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Java for Justice on April 21st

April 21st is the day your cup of coffee can do a whole lot more than just wake you up. Java for Justice is a fund- and friend-raising event hosted by area coffee shops in support of Pisgah Legal Services….

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Tips about Health Insurance When Filing Taxes

Last year, more than 560,000 North Carolinians purchased quality, affordable coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace, and most benefited from advance payments of the premium tax credit that lowered their monthly premiums. With the tax filing deadline a few weeks…

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2015 Annual Report

The 2015 Annual Report has just been released. You can view it online using this link. You may also request a printed copy by contacting Betsy Ellis via email or by phone: (828) 210-3444.

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