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Dandelion, a local eatery

Is the cornerstone of our job training program. Our internship program provides job training for survivors of violence and provides an educational and supportive environment for those who may be at risk.

Participants gain experience and strengthen interpersonal skills while receiving additional services for themselves and their families.

These internships help create financial stability for trauma survivors while building workforce development within our community.


Dandelion, a local eatery
is located at:

127 5th Ave W
Hendersonville, NC



9:30 am to 2:30 pm

breakfast meetings can
be reserved before 10:00 am

Follow us:

Eat Well, Give Hope

Our menu changes often to take advantage of locally grown and seasonal food.

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

Skills interns learn

financial budgeting
personal responsibility
effective communication
team work
time management

Interested in our program?

Wendy McEntire
Job Training Program Director


Our dedicated team of professionals will work to ensure that your event is stress-free and meaningful. You have a vision of what you want from your special day; let us turn it into a reality!

We will help you plan your event by providing:

  • Quality food - sample menu available - customizable to your needs
  • Excellent wait service with courteous and personable wait staff
  • Plates, silverware, and other necessary service items,
  • Beverages
  • Clean up, personnel

We strive to provide you with the highest level of food and service to assure the success of your event.

To set up your planning appointment, contact:

Sara Cole
Dandelion Manager


Funded By:

United Way
Council For Women
Family Violence Prevention Services Program
Mary Kay Foundation

Thank you to United Way, the NC Council for Women and Youth Involvement-Family Violence Prevention Services Act Program, US DHHS, and the Mary Kay Foundation for financial support.