Asheville Ale Trail has joined Wicked Weed in their WNC Love: Flood Relief
Flood Relief Fundraiser
For the month of September, all Asheville Ale Trail clothing sales will have $5 of each item sold donated to the WNC Love Flood Relief Fundraiser! Shop Asheville Ale Trail items now and help contribute to the WNC community.
On Tuesday, August 18th, Tropical Storm Fred hit Western North Carolina bringing 8-12 inches
of rainfall and causing extreme flooding. Haywood County in particular suffered severe flooding
and damage affecting both residential and commercial areas. Many residents of Haywood
County lost their homes. Unfortunately several members of the brewing community suffered
significant loss and destruction as well. BearWaters Brewing in downtown Canton had over 9
feet of flooding and lost countless kegs, barrels and equipment, in addition to some of their
As a response, Wicked Weed created the WNC Love: Flood Relief Fundraiser Campaign to
encourage the brewing community to get involved and help raise flood recovery donations.
Along with Wicked Weed, several breweries have joined in participation by donating a portion of
their proceeds to flood relief initiatives, and are hoping many more will join.
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