Ways to Give

Donate Today


Help GO build a strong, inclusive workforce in Asheville. We’ll put your donation to work immediately by training aspiring adults for meaningful, family-supporting careers.


Click here to donate today!


You can also make donations by check. Checks should be made out to Green Opportunities and mailed to PO Box 7235 Asheville, NC 28802.

In-Kind Donations


We are currently accepting in-kind donations of books for our classroom library, especially inspirational and self-help books. Books are available for check-out to GO students working to improve their reading comprehension and language arts skills.


We also welcome in-kind donations of gardening tools, seeds, and equipment for the Southside Community Garden.

Monthly Giving


Recurring donations are the best way to provide ongoing support to Green Opportunities. By scheduling an automatic monthly gift, you can support our job training programs year-round.

When making your donation, be sure to select the “Monthly” Donation Frequency.

Cycle 12 Graduates assembled outside the Dr. Wesley Grant, Sr. Southside Center

Social Enterprise


Green Opportunities operates two social enterprises that work in conjunction with our culinary arts and construction trades training programsThese enterprises offer paid transitional work experience to GO students and graduates, while also generating revenue that supports our training programs and increases their long-term financial sustainability.


Southside Kitchen‘s products and services include catering, contract food production, grab & go meals, a food truck, and value-added products.


Southside Woodworks builds sustainable, handcrafted household essentials like cutting boards and knife racks, and can be commissioned for custom projects, like picnic tables, sheds, fences, and furniture.

Business Sponsorships


GO Business Partners are mission-oriented companies and organizations concerned about people and community health. GO Business Partners improve the local economy by investing in GO’s work to train and employ youth and adults facing employment barriers.


GO Business Sponsors provide an annual financial and/or in-kind contribution to GO at one of three levels: Supporter ($300+), Leader ($1,000+) or Champion ($3,000+). Learn more about the benefits of being a GO Business Sponsor.

Amazon Smile


You shop,  Amazon gives.


Do your regular online shopping at smile.amazon.com and a percentage of each purchase will be donated to Green Opportunities. Be sure to choose Green Opportunities as your charity of choice!

Chef Joe teaches egg cookery to Cycle 13

Have questions, ideas, or a story to share? Please contact our Development Director, Heavenly Jackson, at hjackson@greenopportunities.org or (828) 398-4158 x109 to discuss. Green Opportunities’ training, employment, and community engagement programs promote community health, equity, and resiliency. Thank you for supporting our work!