Supporting Our Community

1% of ALL Sales Benefit our Nonprofit Partners!

Over $4.6 Million Paid To Our Consignors
& Over $80,000 Donated To Nonprofits 

Nonprofit Groups

Second Gear is proud to be an integral part of our Asheville outdoor community. Being consignment based, we rely heavily on locals as partners in our business, and we strive to give back to the community in many ways. In addition to participating in local fundraisers, hosting adoption days with Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, and donating to numerous raffles and silent auctions, we also choose a select number of nonprofit organizations to be our nonprofit of the month.

In addition to being featured on our website, our nonprofit of the month is showcased in-store and in our local advertisements, is invited to hold an event at our store, and receives as a direct donation a percentage of the sales for the month.

For more information on our nonprofit program email us here or call
828-258-0757

This Month's Featured Nonprofit:
Homeward Bound

Second Gear is excited to host Homeward Bound as our November nonprofit! We will donate 1% of November sales to help end homelessness. "Homeward Bound is the community leader in best practices to end homelessness, and have been using the Housing First model since 2006. The Housing First model has been proven to be the most effective, cost-efficient, sustainable, and humane intervention to homelessness. Essentially this means people experiencing homelessness are housed as quickly as possible and offered case management services to provide support and resources to help maintain housing stability.Since 2006, Homeward Bound has moved more than 2,200 men, women, and children out of cars, camps, and shelters into permanent housing. We have an 89% retention rate in housing."

Learn more about
Homeward Bound

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Asheville Go Local Card 2022

Asheville Grown Business Alliance and the Go Local Campaign

Second Gear is proud to be a Go Local partner and a member of the Asheville Grown Business Alliance! The Asheville Grown Business Alliance is a group of nearly 500 local businesses that advocates for the unique and independent interests of small business in our growing community.

The Asheville Grown Business Alliance coordinates the Go Local Card sales and promotions. The Go Local Card entitles the cardholder to discounts and deals at the participating businesses. Additionally, half the sales of the card go directly to Asheville area public schools. Purchase your Go Local Card in-store or at any businesses part of the campaign!

Learn more about the Go Local Campaign