Zealandia Capital Helps POP Deliver Books to 6 Locations during Days of Impact

Our heads are still spinning from the great results of last Wednesday’s Days of Impact volunteer and book delivery day with an amazing team from Zealandia Capital!

In just a few short hours, a dozen volunteers from Zealandia Capital in downtown Asheville helped us sort, count, and pack OVER $6,500 worth of books for nine organizations and agencies around Asheville and Buncombe County. They then delivered the books for six of those locations!

The books for the remaining three locations were prepped for final delivery later that week.

Zealandia’s donation of time and effort ensured that hundreds of people within our community, including children and veterans, have a greater access to books, and many have their very own books to take home.


Days of Impact is Hands On Asheville-Buncombe’s new semiannual block of volunteer days that pairs workforce volunteers with local nonprofits, schools, and public entities. 2016 marks the POP Project’s sixth year of participation (including hosting Day of Caring opportunities from 2011-2015), making this our seventh volunteer opportunity. In those six years, POP and our various Day of Caring/Days of Impact volunteers have delivered over $37,000 in books during these single-afternoon volunteer opportunities alone. POP encourages you to contact Hands On Asheville-Buncombe if you and your co-workers are interested in participating in Spring 2017.

Until then, check out some photos from last week’s Days of Impact session: