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 […]
Join the UWGK Young Leaders’ Society for lunch and learn about the great work being done at Childhelp.
Serving and Smiles – That’s what literally takes place every Friday lunch as the members of the WISE (Wellness in Senior Education) program are treated to food, fellowship and Bingo. This outreach program of Wesley House is heavily dependent upon the network of local Methodist Churches (along with funding from United Way), and often the WISE […]
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 […]
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 […]