Enriching our communities one day at a time!
The mission of Alzheimer's Tennessee is to serve those facing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, to promote brain health through education, and to champion global research, prevention, and treatment efforts.
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley:
The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
Catholic Charities of East Tennessee:
Catholic Charities of East Tennessee are a coalition of service-driven community-centered programs empowered by the grace of Jesus Christ. We help foster human dignity of the vulnerable in our region through shelter, counseling, education, advocacy, and reverence of life. CCETN provides services to anyone with demonstrated need, regardless of race, income, or religion.
Choices Resource Center:
Choices Resource Center (CRC) provides resources with the financial and emotional aspects of choosing life for your child. Throughout parenting classes, you have the opportunity to receive valuable life skills, as well as community support with our staff and other clients. CRC provides free, medical-grade, pregnancy tests to help you determine if you are pregnant, and limited ultrasounds to help you determine how far along you are.
Down Syndrome Awareness Group of East Tennessee:
The Down Syndrome Awareness Group of East Tennessee (DSAG) provides information and support to families with children who have Down syndrome. We are here to network families, answer questions, let you know about resources available, and raise awareness about the endless abilities of all our friends with Down syndrome.
East Tennessee Children’s Hospital:
The mission of the East Tennessee Children’s Hospital is to improve the health of children through exceptional, comprehensive family-centered care, wellness, and education.
Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge:
The mission of the Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge is to provide no-charge primary care for the low-income and uninsured residents of Anderson, Morgan, and Roane counties of Tennessee.
The Gabe Benson Foundation:
The Big Heads Big Hearts Foundation was founded to honor and carry on the legacy of Gabe Benson. Gabe was one of the most caring and selfless men you could ever hope to know. His generosity and concern for everyone he knew and didn't know, defined his life. As a devoted husband, father, son, brother, and friend; Gabe always put others before himself. Big Heads Big Hearts seeks to honor Gabe by providing charitable support for multiple organizations in the greater Knoxville community.
The mission of Girls, Inc. is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold!
Knoxville Habitat for Humanity:
Knoxville Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Knoxville:
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is a global leader in the fight against cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease, and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
Mission of Hope:
The Mission of Hope is a year-round ministry blessed to assist many of our less fortunate Appalachian neighbors with much-needed goods and resources; college scholarships; and help with basic educational, health care, and home repair needs.
Oak Ridge Children’s Museum:
The mission of CMOR is to provide fun and diverse educational programs and exhibits emphasizing play and hands-on learning for all ages in arts, science, history, culture, and healthy living while collecting and preserving objects in a historic Manhattan Project Community.
Operation REACH, Inc., engages, empowers, and inspires children, youth, and families through innovative community-based learning opportunities.
Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation:
As the world’s leading nonprofit dedicated to children and teens with brain tumors, the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s mission is to care for families along their journey, cure all childhood brain tumors, and help survivors and families thrive.
Pull for Our Veterans:
Pull For Our Veterans is a total volunteer organization, formed and operated for the purpose of raising funds for veterans and their families. One hundred percent of the funds we take in are sent to organizations that support veterans and their families.
Relay for Life:
Relay for Life is a movement, a community of like-minded survivors, caregivers, volunteers, and participants who believe that the future can be free from cancer.
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee provides food to more than 134,000 children, adults, and seniors each month. In FY20, Second Harvest distributed 21 million pounds of food across 18 East Tennessee counties.
Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding:
The mission of STAR is to foster personal achievement by providing therapeutic experiences using horse-related activities for persons with disabilities or other special challenges. STAR works with children and adults starting at age four to seniors with physical, mental, and neurological disabilities of those considered at-risk.
United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good by creating opportunities for all. Our focus is on education, income, and health---the building blocks for a good quality of life and a strong community.