Henderson County COVID-19 Response Fund


This fund will rapidly deploy resources to community-based organizations at the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic in Henderson County.
Total raised as of 05/29/20: $347,682



We will be convening an advisory committee to ensure that the grants awarded meet the greatest needs in communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. In order to move resources quickly, we have a simple application that can be submitted online. Applications will be reviewed by the advisory committee on an ongoing, rolling basis.


United Way of Henderson County and Community Foundation of Henderson County have created the Henderson County COVID-19 Response Fund that will rapidly deploy resources to community-based organizations at the frontlines of the coronavirus in Henderson County.

Read more about the Response Fund here.

COVID-19 Response Fund Grants as of 05/21/2020:

  • AdventHealth Hendersonville
    Purchase of and material to make Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for hospital staff
  • Amazing Grace Ministries of Hendersonville
    Assist clients with rent and utilities
  • Anchor Baptist Church & Ministries
    Weekly food boxes
  • Blue Ridge Health
    Laptops and licensing fees to enable HIPPA compliant online patient visits
  • Blue Ridge Humane Society
    Pet food assistance for Meals on Wheels recipients and others in need
  • Blue Ridge Literacy Council
    Family literacy remote support
  • Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County
    Daily cleaning of their facility to enable childcare for First Responders and essential school personnel and cleaning services to allow for safe, limited capacity reopening to Club members
  • Calvary Episcopal Church Food Pantry
    Weekly food boxes
  • Children & Family Resource Center
    Diapers, wipes, and formula for families in Henderson County and cleaning supplies for childcare centers
  • Community Food Pantry (Edneyville)
    Weekly food boxes
  • Council on Aging for Henderson County
    Meals on Wheels and liquid nutrition
  • Crossnore School & Children’s Home
    Counseling services for children and adolescents affected by COVID-19
  • Four Seasons Hospice
    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), hand sanitizer, and iPads for patient/family visits
  • The Free Clinics
    Pharmacy services including e-prescribing
  • Henderson County Rescue Squad
    Behavioral health support for members facing stress from treating/transporting patients with COVID-19
  • Hendersonville Spanish SDA Church
    Food boxes, prescription, rent and utility assistance
  • Interfaith Assistance Ministry
    Weekly food and personal hygiene boxes, rent and utility assistance, gas vouchers, and clothing
  • Jewish Family Services of WNC
    Case management for at-risk Elder Club members
  • La Capilla de Santa Maria Episcopal
    Financial assistance for Latinx families that have lost employment
  • MANNA FoodBank
    Food distribution to Henderson County partner pantries
  • Medical Loan Closet of Hendersonville
    Emergency medical equipment loans
  • MountainCare
    Remote support for adult day care participants and their caregivers
  • Only Hope, WNC
    Food, basic needs, and housing expenses for local homeless youth
  • Open Arms Crisis Pregnancy Center
    Diapers, wipes, and formula for families in need
  • Pisgah Legal Services
    Legal services related to unemployment
  • Safelight
    Emergency shelter, mental health services, and court support for survivors of interpersonal violence
  • The Salvation Army of Hendersonville
    Food pantry, financial assistance for power, rent, and utilities
  • St. Gerard House
    Distance learning support for students with autism
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Barnabas Church
    Food boxes, diapers, rent and utility assistance
  • Steps to Hope, Inc.
    Shelter for Henderson County domestic violence and sexual assault survivors
  • The Storehouse
    Weekly food boxes and homebound food delivery
  • True Ridge
    Food delivery, domestic violence support, rent and utility assistance for Latinx community
  • Veterans Healing Farm
    Farm operations to grow, harvest, and donate food to local food pantries
  • Vocational Solutions of Henderson County
    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and laptop computers to enable remote programming for adults with disabilities