Come to Second Gear on Saturday, December 14th (11am – 2pm) for a “Safe Home for the Holiday” event.  Helpmate, December’s non-profit of the month, will be in the store to provide information & resources.

Helpmate provides safety, shelter, and support for survivors of intimate partner domestic violence in Buncombe County. With the belief that hope, change and healing are possible, and that people can transcend painful experiences, grow & thrive, Helpmate provides a number of services to our community. Located at 35 Woodfin St in Asheville, survivors of domestic abuse are welcome to walk-in to access Helpmate’s services Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm. All services are free & confidential.

  • 24-Hour Hotline: (828) 254-0516
  • Emergency shelter
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Help building a safe, stable future
  • Court advocacy
  • Training of professionals and community leaders
  • Preventive education for at-risk groups including youth groups

All services are provided to people of all genders. Helpmate, Inc. does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, level of ability, age, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Domestic Violence is also called Intimate Partner Violence.  Helpmate works with our community to eliminate abuse and fear by providing safety, shelter, and support for people who have been victimized by domestic violence.

To learn more, visit: http://helpmateonline.org/

Through the month of December, one percent of all sales at Second Gear will be donated directly to Helpmate.
Learn more about our nonprofit of the month program at https://secondgearwnc.com/community/