HELPING CHILDREN AND YOUTH SUCCEED
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Tri-Cities
One-to-One Mentoring Program ($75,000) provides at-risk children with friendship, guidance, and fun by uniting them with a caring adult mentor–their Big Brother or Big Sister.
Boy Scouts of America, Sequoyah Council
Youth Development Program ($20,050) teaches participants life-long skills and values so they can become responsible, caring, productive adults as a result of the Scouting comprehensive methodology.
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kingsport
Formula for Impact – Teen Program ($42,450) provides a safe environment helping teens realize their fullest potential by providing quality programs which enhance health, social, and educational development.
Formula for Impact – Eastman Center Program ($140,000) helps children realize their fullest potential by providing childcare programs which enhance their health, social, and educational development.
Formula for Impact – Housing Sites Program ($46,025) focuses on building successful adults at Cloud and Riverview satellite sites.
Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians, Inc.
Girl Scout Leadership Experience Program ($21,750) provides a leadership model specifically designed to help girls develop 21st century leadership skills they need to be successful.
Girls Inc. of Kingsport
Facility Based Program ($180,000) provides after-school and summer care for girls ages 4–19, enhancing their educational, emotional, occupational, and physical development.
Outreach Program ($14,000) provides off-site and after-hours access to programs and services that address critical issues faced by at-risk girls ages 5 – 19 and their families.
Holston Children & Youth Services (Frontier Health)
School Based Prevention Program ($39,100) provides clinical services for at-risk students with academic, social, and/or behavioral problems; helps schools maintain safe, disciplined learning environments; and provides consultation for teachers and collaboration with counselors.
Kingsport Child Development Center
Childcare and Pre-School Program ($131,232) provides quality childcare and pre-school services implementing developmentally-appropriate programs meeting the social, emotional, and educational needs of all children served at affordable rates for parents/guardians.
Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc.
Equine-Assisted Activities & Therapies Program ($20,000) enhances the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive growth of individuals with special needs through both mounted and unmounted equine-assisted activities and therapies.
Equine-Assisted Positive Youth Development Program ($12,000) enhances the lives of children and youth at-risk of not succeeding by developing character and life skills through a strength-based program utilizing unmounted, experiential equine-assisted activities and therapies.
Family Promise of Greater Kingsport
Family Self-Sufficiency Program ($20,000) (Formerly Interfaith Hospitality Network) enhances the lives of homeless in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia by providing families with children temporary shelter and assistance so they may become self-sufficient.
Frontier Industries (Frontier Health)
Vocational Developmental Services Program ($60,000) offers vocational, employment, residential, developmental, and community integration services to individuals who have developmental, emotional, and/or physical disabilities.
Fresh Start Program ($24,500) offers support through walk-in services for pregnant women, new parents, and extended family members in our community who are in crisis concerning pregnancy, parenting, and providing basic needs for themselves and their young children.
Restart Program ($24,500) reaches out with love and support to moms and babies in our community with what they need to grow, succeed, and become self-sufficient.
John R. Hay House, Inc.
Brown Annex for Males Program ($46,250) provides adult, male offenders who would otherwise be incarcerated, a special needs facility featuring a highly structured residential treatment program.
Hosanna House for Females Program ($44,500) provides adult, female offenders who would otherwise be incarcerated, a special needs facility featuring a highly structured residential treatment program.
Literacy Council of Kingsport
Tutoring Program ($32,000) helps adults and children improve their literacy skills and assists students in learning to speak and read English through one-on-one tutoring with trained volunteers.
Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc.
Horses Empower Heroes Program ($10,000) empowers veterans to gain self-sufficiency, emotional, and social growth through strength-based experiential unmounted equine-assisted activities and therapies.
ENSURING HEALTH, SAFETY AND STABILITY
American Red Cross of Northeast Tennessee
Emergency Response Program ($116,000) provides assistance with emergency needs for disaster victims and provides emergency communication and support services for military members, their families, and veterans.
Community Resilience Program ($74,000) delivers prevention, preparedness, and education services to individuals and the community with a goal of lessening the impact of emergencies.
Social Service Program ($53,000) meets targeted needs concerning rent/mortgage assistance to reduce homelessness, emergency dental care assistance, and life threatening prescription assistance.
Bloomingdale Volunteer Fire Department
Medical First Responder Program ($25,000) provides emergency medical services as licensed First Responders per guidelines set forth by the State of Tennessee & Sullivan County EMS.
CASA for Kids, Inc.
Core Program ($47,200) supports and promotes professionally-trained community volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children’s best interest within the Juvenile Court and ensure safe and stable placements.
Children’s Advocacy Center of Sullivan County
Counseling Program ($35,925) provides trauma-focused treatment to the child victims of sexual abuse and severe physical abuse in a child-friendly environment that focuses on the well-being of the child.
Child Abuse Prevention Program ($12,000) works to educate children and adults about the problem of abuse and available resources and provides information on preventative measures that can be taken.
Victim Services Program ($11,395) provides counseling and assistance to the non-offending parents or caregivers of victims.
CONTACT CONCERN of Northeast Tennessee
Information & Referral Program ($46,800) administers a telephone helpline staffed by trained volunteers who provide information and referral, a listening ear to distressed callers, crisis intervention, and daily reassurance calls.
Friends In Need Health Center, Inc.
Dental Services Program ($64,375) provides affordable dental care to the working uninsured of the Greater Kingsport area.
Medical Services Program ($30,000) provides affordable medical care to the working uninsured of the Greater Kingsport area.
Holston Counseling (Frontier Health)
Substance Abuse Counseling Program ($63,860) provides services to individuals who are experiencing interpersonal, family, employment, or legal difficulties due to substance abuse or dependence.
Crisis Assessment Program ($19,000) Mobile Crisis Response Team provides 24-hour crisis intervention counseling and referral services for persons experiencing a psychiatric crisis.
Kingsport Lifesaving Crew
Emergency Medical, Rescue and Extrication Program ($75,000) provides emergency first responder and vehicle extrication services to accident and trauma victims in the Greater Kingsport area.
Legal Aid of East Tennessee
Kingsport Domestic Violence Program ($16,500) provides family safety and stability for victims of domestic violence through court orders granting a divorce or order of protection.
Link House (Frontier Health)
Core Program ($44,535) provides food, shelter, crisis intervention, diagnostic and evaluation services as well as counseling to adolescents who are neglected, abused, runaway, unruly, or delinquent.
Mountain Region Speech & Hearing Center
Speech-Language Scholarship Program ($75,000) provides diagnosis and treatment of speech, language, feeding, and hearing disorders to provide the highest quality care for treatment of speech, language, and hearing disorders regardless of the client’s ability to pay.
SAFE House (Frontier Health)
Domestic Violence Shelter Program ($53,323) provides a temporary shelter for victims of domestic violence and their dependent children. The shelter is open 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. Other services include information and referral for victims via the 24-hour crisis line, transportation, advocacy, follow-up services, and community education.
Social Services Program ($91,633) provides basic human needs–clothing, food, rent, mortgage, utilities, and medicine–without discrimination.
Emergency Shelter Program ($37,900) provides lodging, meals, personal hygiene items, clothing, counseling, job placement, financial planning, and survival skills as well as long-term care to assist individuals/ families in becoming self-sufficient.
SUPPORTING AGING WITH CHOICES
First Tennessee Human Resources Agency
Personal Support Services Program ($24,294) promotes self-sufficiency and prevents institutional placement by providing cost-effective in-home care for individuals in threat of harm due to abuse or neglect.
Meals on Wheels of Kingsport
Core Program ($128,000) provides hot, nutritious meals and human contact to isolated, incapacitated senior citizens and, if appropriate, other home-bound, disabled persons to facilitate safe, independent living.
Mountain Region Speech and Hearing Center
Hearing Aid Assistance Program ($10,402) provides hearing aids to qualifying seniors who need financial assistance.
Shepherd Center of Kingsport
Assistance for Older Adults Program ($23,402) provides services, such as transportation, medical equipment loan, and minor home repairs, which enable older adults to remain living independently and safely in their homes.