WAMY provides programs and services designed to help low-income individuals and families become more self-sufficient. Please visit our Programs page for details on specific services.
HELP US BREAK THE CYCLE
HELP PUT A SMILE
ON SOMEONE’S FACE TODAY
HELP US MAKE SOMEONE’S DAY
Breaking the cycle of poverty by partnering with families and communities to provide the disadvantaged the support and tools they need to become self-sufficient.
Check out our programs here!
Helping people. Changing lives.
worked toward becoming self-sufficient through the Total Family development program!
people have safer and healthier homes thanks to our various housing programs!
were impacted by tour COVID-19 relief programs through direct services.
were able to participate in summer activities and after school!
people had Thanksgiving dinners this year!
Seniors received Christmas gifts this winter!
Frequently Asked Questions
We’re always on the lookout for individuals like you wanting to get involved. Use the Contact Us page to reach out about potential volunteer opportunities.
We have a responsibility to our community and our donors and work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization. We make our IRS Form 990 available for review, as required by law. Visit our Financials page to learn more.
Any funds that are donated are used to support our programs for low-income citizens. Funds can also be designated by the donor for special projects or purposes.
Each of our programs and services have different eligibility criteria. Please visit the Programs section of our website for specific information on eligibility.
Mountain Adventures Summer Day Camp is designed to ensure the whole child is provided with tools to reach his or her full potential. Campers enjoy all the benefits of a safe and enriching environment, while parents receive piece of mind knowing that their child will be cared for throughout the day while they are at work.
Food and Nutrition
W.A.M.Y. has a free community garden full of freshly grown produce at our office in Avery County. Close by is W.A.M.Y.'s Little Free Food Pantry offering non-perishable food to anyone in need. Our Food and Nutrition programs are volunteer-based initiatives that continue to grow.
Housing and Weatherization Services
WAMY's housing program works with low-income families to make their homes safer and more energy efficient. We have programs that can provide minor repairs and rehabilitation to homes owned by low-income families in Watauga, Avery, Mitchell and Yancey Counties.
Total Family Development
WAMY’S Total Family Development program helps families increase their income by assisting them with educational or employment goals. the program can provide assistance with transportation and fuel expenses, childcare expenses, phone and utility expenses, and career readiness.
MITCHELL/YANCEY - SPRUCE PINE, NC
496 A Balsam Ave. Spruce Pine, NC 28777
AVERY - NEWLAND, NC
723 Cranberry St. Newland, NC 28657
WATAUGA - BOONE, NC
225 Birch St., Suite #2 Boone NC 28607