Weaverville – Weaverville UMC is opening a B.E.A.R. closet at 90 N Main Street in Weaverville. B.E.A.R. Closet or Baby Equipment and Resources Closet, is a free resource to families to help with necessary supplies for newborns up through small children. This will be a new location to reach those in Northern Buncombe County and surrounding areas. They operate fully on donations from the community, to provide free resources to families.
The BEAR Closet will open May 3 on a by appointment only basis. Those interested can call 645-6721 extension 106 to make an appointment to request supplies or drop off donations.
Weaverville is giving the community an opportunity to support this ministry through a community baby shower happening on April 17 from 12 – 2pm in the Fellowship Center Parking Lot.