Thank you for your patience and understanding as some upcoming event details have been postponed or canceled due to Covid-19 precautions. It is our mission to serve as an advocate for business and information source for Cashiers and surrounding mountain communities and we will continue to provide the most accurate event information as it is received. - Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce  

$mall Business $upport:

Filter: Meetings & Seminars  |   small business resources


Local Information Links:  |  |  Code Red Sign Up

Hands On Jackson

Charity & Volunteer Events
Date: Thursday, October 03, 2019 08:00 AM

Venue: Jackson County

We hope your will support the 2nd Annual Hands on Jackson event scheduled for October 3, 2019.  Last year the community supported this effort in a big way and we were able to complete a total of 35 projects with the help of nearly 200 volunteers.  This event is organized by the Hands on Jackson Advisory Committee which is comprised of human service agencies, volunteers, and businesses.

This collaboration is focused on providing assistance to neighbors in need through mobilizing community volunteer teams of all skill levels and matching them with needs.  Jobs will range from installing energy efficiency measures, building ramps, or cleaning yards and gutters. Supplies will be provided to the teams in advance and will be purchased through sponsorships.  All projects must be less than $1,000 to complete, be able to be completed in one day by volunteers, and cannot include roofs, major structure repairs, or items that require permits.  A kick off breakfast sponsored by Duke Energy will start that morning at 8:00 a.m. at the Sylva First Baptist Mission and Fellowship Center before the teams report to their assigned jobs.

Volunteer teams, sponsorships, and projects are needed for this upcoming event.  If you know of someone in your community that needs help please fill out the project sheet attached.  Hands on Jackson is looking for team leaders now so if you belong to a group, club, church or business you can organize a volunteer team.  To volunteer with a group or as an individual please complete the attached volunteer application.  Sponsorships are also needed.  We hope you will consider making a tax-deductible contribution to our effort and join our list of sponsors.  Last year we were able to raise over $10,000 to help with unmet needs in Jackson County.

If you need additional information you can contact Mountain Projects, Inc. or the Department on Aging.  United and together we can make a difference in our community! 


Hands on Jackson Advisory Committee




All Dates

  • Thursday, October 03, 2019 08:00 AM

ABOUT CASHIERS 411 is a comprehensive online community calendar for events in the Cashiers Area mountain communities of Cashiers, Glenville, Highlands, Sapphire and Lake Toxaway and nearby western North Carolina towns of Cherokee, Cullowhee, Dillsboro, Franklin, and Sylva. The calendar is hosted and maintained by the Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce as an Information Source for the community.

The Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce represents the business, economic and community development efforts of the Western North Carolina communities of Cashiers, Glenville, Sapphire and Lake Toxaway.

Visit the Website

Cashiers, along with Cherokee, Dillsboro and Sylva, is part of Jackson County's "Play On" tourism initiative. Destination Cashiers highlights all the things that make this area a great vacation destination in North Carolina!