With regular mentoring kids at risk of falling off track are 55 percent more likely to enroll in college, 130 percent more likely to hold a leadership position and 78 percent more likely to volunteer regularly in their communities.
North Side Elementary School’s past and present faculty and staff will square off in a benefit basketball game to help one of their fellows in her battle with cancer. Second Harvest Food Bank is sounding the alarm that the ongoing government shut down may put the nearly 72,000 food insecure residents of Northeast Tennessee at greater risk of hunger.
Coming off of its largest outreach projects of the year - a Secret Santa party for 260 local teens and children - the nonprofit Seasons of Hope organization has rolled full steam into a brand new year of serving others.
The new Tri-Cities 100+ Women Who Care group is only a few women away from being able to make a $40,000 annual impact on the work of local nonprofit organizations.
The charitable giving season is in its final days with three of the community’s largest Christmas gift distributions for low-income children, teens, seniors and families set to play out Friday through Tuesday.
The Angel Tree shopping season is wrapping up for nearly 1,500 Washington, Carter and Unicoi county children in need.
Friday night’s opening of Speedway in Lights at Bristol Motor was preceded by Speedway Children’s Charities’ Thursday night presentation of $805,141 in cash awards to 93 youth service programs across Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
Two weeks out from Thanksgiving, the rush in on to make sure thousands of area resident in need are included the national day of feasting.
Halloween may be over but the fun will continue as the first weekend of November arrives with a bag full of fun, entertaining and tasty ways to do a little good.
Halloween may still be a week away but “spooktacular” things are scaring up tonight for Dawn of Hope.
The arrival of cool weather brought new flavor to the fall fundraising season.
A group of Tri-Cities area women is getting organized to make a significant contribution to the of the region’s nonprofit organizations.
Honor Flight of Northeast Tennessee will be treating nearly 40 local Vietnam veterans to an all-expense paid tour of the nation’s war memorial Oct. 12-14. Central Church of Christ, 2722 E. Oakland Ave., will host benefit breakfast to help cover the cost of special trip Saturday morning from 8 a.m.-noon.
The Johnson City Salvation Army is asking everyone to help spread the word that registration for this year’s Angel Tree and Johnson City Christmas Box distribution is being conducted early this year and in a new location, beginning Monday at the Salvation Army offices at 204 W. Walnut Street.
Runners are signing up for the 6th annual Pinnacle Trail Challenge & Hunger Hike, a five-mile trail run and two-mile fun walk up Buffalo Mountain to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee. The Johnson City Salvation Army is getting an early start on registration for this year’s Angel Tree and Johnson City Press Christmas Box distributions to children, families and seniors in need.