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Join GO’s $10-for-10 Campaign to Celebrate 10 Years of Jobs and Justice in Asheville!


UPDATE: Thank you to the 40 generous donors who contributed to our $10-for-10 Campaign. We raised $1,200 for our job training and employment programs with your support! Whether you gave $10, $100, or something in between, your donation makes a difference. Thank you!

Since 2008, GO has worked to improve lives, empower neighborhoods, and increase community health and resiliency through innovative job training and placement programs and hands-on community projects.

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Green Opportunities’ YouthBuild program creates construction career pathways for young adults

Students in GO’s first YouthBuild cohort practiced their carpentry and framing skills by building a chicken coop. From left, Atticus Monfredi, Erik Whitesides, Eddie Green, and Davad Mills. 


Last month, Green Opportunities kicked-off the second of three planned cycles of its new YouthBuild training program, a tuition-free pre-apprenticeship program designed for out-of-school youth in Buncombe County.

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Catawba Brewing, Rhubarb & Gaining Ground Farm Team Up for 2018 Asheville Beer Week Dinner Benefiting Green Opportunities


Join Catawba Brewing, Chef John Fleer of Rhubarb restaurant, and the Green Opportunities (GO) Kitchen Ready culinary training program for a freshly harvested farm dinner on Wednesday, May 30 at Yesterday Spaces in Leicester.  This five-course beer and food pairing will be held from 6:00-9:30 in the beautiful Appalachian mountains and features farm-fresh food, including appetizers and dessert.

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