News and Events

The LIFE Team understands the importance of relationships and community involvement in people's lives.  We would like to know what activities interest you or your family member to help widen the circle of friendship and support.  If you live in the High Country of North Carolina and have I/DD or have an adult child with I/DD, please take this short survey to help us increase social opportunities for the exceptional folks in our community.  Thank you!
*LIFE Village Inc. follows the CDC protocol regarding the COVID-19 virus* Please fill out our short survey by clicking here.

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Autism After 21

Life Village Celebrates Autism After 21 on April 21st Each Year

Please join your friends in donating to this raffle event and supporting the efforts of LIFE Village and our LIFE House and LIFE Skills programs.  The drawing will be held on Thursday, May 6 and the raffle items will be mailed overnight to arrive by Mother's Day.


Thank you for all that you do to keep the vision of LIFE Village alive and the LIFE strong.


Thank you for all of your continued support!  

The LIFE Village Team


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We have Winners! 

Congrats to Leigh Ann W.  who won the Autism Quilt and Traci R.  won the book by Tyler McNamer! 

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Mardi Gras 

Yardi Gras

Celebrate Community and Carnival Spirit

 with the residents of Boone (Our Boone Krewe!).

Decorate your doors and porches and/or drive through the neighborhood sub-krewes for some safe family fun!

The Mardi Gras Yardi Gras House Parade route will run from Friday 2/12 through Fat Tuesday 2/16/2021.

**Friday-Monday, enjoy drive by decorations by day light and after dark

***Tuesday, enjoy a covid-safe parade from 5-8pm where participating residences are encouraged to step it up and hand out candy, toss some beads, make some noise!

PARTICIPATE by entering here no later than Monday 2/8 at noon to be included in the digital map and voting form for awards!

VOTE for your favorite 'house float'(s) with your donations to our non-profit partner, LIFE Village, Inc.!! The winning residence and the winning sub-krewe neighborhood will win prizes! (digital event map and voting detail to be announced prior to the event date!)

Check out the Facebook Event by clicking here.


Mast General Store Round-up Campaign

Thank you to Mast General Store for choosing LIFE Village to be the recipients of your November Round-up!  Your generous donation of $500.00 will be a blessing to our LIFE House program.  Thank you to all who shopped last month at the Valle Crucis store and who rounded up for LIFE!

Our Winning Video! 

Congratulations to Maggie Farrington for showing us her Life House!  

1st Annual Life House Competition

Our first annual Life House Competition was held in November 2020. It was in partnership with Appalachian and Community Together (ACT) at Appalachian State University and was fun and successful. Make sure you check out the entries!


Coffee for a Cause

As the world has experienced COVID 19, our hearts go out to everyone in these unprecedented times. 

Due to COVID 19 Coffee for a Cause will be closed indefinitely. We will keep you posted on any coffee programs offered in the future. In the meantime, please continue to support our newest effort, LIFE House, a house in the town of Boone being leased to two individuals with I/DD who are learning the life skills needed to live more independently.