Community Involvement

Individual team members of Greybeard Rentals and Realty are heavily involved in regional organizations as volunteers, board members, donors, and sponsors. Below, you’ll find an outline that includes specific organizations and team member roles within them —

Members of the GreyBeard Realty Team Helping the United Way a Couple of Years Back at Owen Middle School Building a Low Ropes Course and Landscaping / Spreading Mulch, and More!
Members of the GreyBeard Realty Team Helping the United Way a Couple of Years Back at Owen Middle School Building a Low Ropes Course and Landscaping

Board and Committee Members of:

  • Recovery Ventures Corporation 
  • Youth Villages
  • Town of Montreat (Planning and Zoning Committee)
  • Precinct 36.1 Political Party Chair 
  • United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County
  • Black Mountain & Swannanoa Endowment Board
  • Buncombe County Tourism and Development Authority
  • Buncombe County School Board (Past Member)
  • Blue Ridge Public Radio Community Advisory Board
  •  North Carolina Opera Board
  • Black Mountain Center for the Arts
  • Fundraising Committee for Rainbow Community School 
  • Montreat Communications Committee 
  • South Pointe Architectural Control Committee

Volunteer for:

  • Bounty and Soul
  • Hope for Tomorrow
  • Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministries   
  • Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministries Homeless Shelter (serving meals during the winter months)
  • Habitat for Humanity 
  • Artspace Charter School (Parent volunteer). Kids volunteer at the Western North Carolina Nature Center. 
  • Swannanoa Valley Museum
  • Manna Foodbank Distribution (site in West AVL)
  • Girl Scouts of the USA (Troop #2498)
  • Homeward Bound
  • Black Mountain Counseling Center 
  • Black Mountain Home for Children

Owner & Sole Organizer of:

  • Recovery NCSC sole organizer and owner (online Facebook page for Substance Abuse prevention awareness and recovery support. Corresponding 5K in partnership with the Blue Ridge Recovery Rally Annual with all proceeds donated to: 
    • Freedom Ministries (after prison support system) 
    • Recovery Ventures Corporation 
  • The Bear Crawl OCR (1 of 4 owners). Organize obstacle course race to support non- profit owners of:
    • More Heart Than Scars (featured on Dirty Jobs Pay It Forward this year!)
    • New Manna Christian Academy Athletic Department
    • Recovery Ventures Corporation
    • Warriors at Home (monthly meetings and annual trip to Washington DC)

Commissioner of: 

  • Past Town of Montreat 

Director of: 

  • Black Mountain Center for the Arts Theatre programs

Sponsor for: 

  • Compassion International—several Greybeard team members sponsor a child through this organization.
  • Local Senior Citizen (mowing the grass and delivering groceries to 93-year-old man).  
  • Two local families (delivered Christmas gifts)

Donor for: 

  • Habitat for Humanity 
  • Black Mountain Home for Children
  • Buncombe County Young Life 

Local School and Athletic Programs: 

  • PTO at Black Mountain Primary and Black Mountain Elementary Schools, and Owen Middle School. 
  • Asheville Buncombe Youth Soccer coach
  • Vice President of Owen High School’s Athletic Booster
  • Volunteer at IC Imagine Charter School in Asheville. 
  • Volunteer mountain bike coach on school NICA team. 

Greybeard Donations in the Past Year:

  • Alzheimer's Association
  • Black Mountain Center Foundation
  • YMCA of Western North Carolina
  • Black Mountain Police Calendar
  • Camp Grier
  • Catalyst Sports
  • New Trail Projects
  • Foothills Conservancy
  • Hand in Hand
  • Council of Independent Business Owners
  • Girls on the Run
  • Highland Football Club
  • JDRF International
  • John Keever Solace Center
  • Manna Foodbank
  • Martin Luther King Corporation
  • My Daddy Taught Me That
  • The Guastavina Alliance
  • Owen Babe Ruth Baseball and Softball
  • SFSC Foundation
  • SVM Business Membership
  • The Salvation Army
  • Wilderness Education Association
  • Buncombe Sports Complex
  • Sports Complex Consulting
  • United Way
  • Umoja Health Wellness
  • VOSH-NC, Inc
  • Warren Wilson College
  • WD Williams Elementary School

Greybeard Sponsorships in the Past Year: 

  • AC Reynolds Football Program
  • AC Reynolds High School
  • A-BRC (Business Renewables Center) Sponsorship
  • ABYSA Riverside Shootout Tournament
  • Owen Athletic Boosters
  • Owen High School (Cheerleading)
  • Owen High School (Yearbook Ad)
  • Black Mountain Center for Arts
  • BML “Dip a Duck” Fundraiser
  • Black Mountain Old Depot
  • BM Parks & Greenways “Greenway Run”
  • Black Mountain Schools PTO Business Partnership
  • Blue Ridge Classic
  • Bone-A-Fide Pet Boutique
  • 17th Annual Howl-oween Pet Parade
  • Eagle Scout Project 
  • Eblen Foundation
  • NC Plate
  • IC Imagine Public Charter School (Silver Sponsorship)
  • Mcdowell County Health Coalition
  • Blue Ridge Recovery Rally
  • Oakley PTO
  • Old Fort Chamber
  • Farmers Market
  • Relentless Running Events
  • Lookout to Lookout Race
  • Swannanoa Montessori School
  • Creekside JamFest
  • Town of Black Mountain