Homeward Bound, MANNA FoodBank, Eliada Homes and Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue are just a few of the organizations the Aloft staff supports.
“We are continually amazed by the philanthropic nature of our culinary and hospitality community…how generous they are to the local community.”
Himanshu Karvir and his wife help collect 100s of backpacks every year. “We have to help people in Buncombe County. We have to help our neighbors.”
One small gesture has helped change the course of an entire community. Nearly 30 Asheville-area hotels have raised over $30,000 to help end hunger.
“I have gained a tremendous amount of respect for the tourism industry and all it does for the community, directly and indirectly though philanthropy and public service,”
Explore Asheville hosts a mini drive inviting tourism industry partners to collectively support United Way of Asheville & Buncombe County’s school supply drive.