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United Way of Greater Knoxville Goes Millennial

Kicking of the new year, we unveiled a fresh awareness campaign targeted towards the 18 to 34-year-old demographic, or millennials, in the Greater Knoxville area. The first step in this campaign was the launch of an interactive quiz purposed with matching participants with a local volunteer or donation-based opportunity unique to their interests. For the […]

CodeTN Competition

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United Way has partnered with Great Schools Partnership and Pellissippi State Community College on the inaugural CodeTN competition. High School teams of coders solving a real problem with their software will compete in front of a panel of judges for a chance to win classroom scholarships and help with making their software worldwide! Each team […]

Knoxville selected first for IBM’s Smarter Cities Challenge

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United Way of Greater Knoxville’s Caleb Fristoe, center, confers with Mayor Madeline Rogero during their Smarter Cities Stakeholder Council public meeting. Knoxville was selected for an IBM Smarter Cities Challenge grant which has resulted in a multi-prong effort to help low-income residents weatherize their homes and learn more about energy efficiency to reduce the need for […]