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United Way of Greater Kingsport

Helping Children and Youth Succeed Promoting Self SufďŹ ciency Ensuring Safety and Stability Supporting Aging with Choices

United Way of Greater Kingsport • 2012

Comments from Campaign Chair and Board President This area is known for its natural beauty: the vast expanses of each season’s colors and mountains reaching ever upward invite awe and wonder. That’s nature at its best. This area is also known for the way its citizens come together to help each other and build a better community. That’s human nature at its best. Together, we continue to build upon a rich legacy to create a brighter future for our community. That’s what it means to Live United. Just as a tree can emerge from the roughest mountain terrain, hope can spring in the most desolate circumstances. How powerful it is, then, when we give hope a hand. United Way, other community organizations, and citizens just like you are exploring and addressing our community’s most critical immediate needs and creating a path to create positive, lasting change.

Ted Fields

John Perdue

2012 President, Board of Directors

2012 Campaign Chair

Whatever path we find ourselves on, through all of life’s peaks and valleys, United Way is there, like a GPS on life’s highway, giving people support, creating opportunities, and improving lives. We believe this is something worth coming together for and working toward. That’s why we choose to Give, Advocate, and Volunteer. Won’t you join us, and give hope a hand?

Community Initiatives Make an Impact United Way of Greater Kingsport (UWGK) understands that we are all connected and interdependent. We all win when a child

individuals and families become and remain self-sufficient by

succeeds in school, when families are financially stable, and when

emphasizing education as a means for career enhancement,

people are healthy. Our mission is to improve lives. One of the

underscoring the importance of financial literacy education, and

ways we do so is to create long lasting change by addressing the

helping to identify transportation options.

causes of problems. When we do this, it raises the quality of life for everyone in the community. Groups of dedicated volunteers who serve on Vision Councils help us determine the most pressing community needs and how to address them to enhance the quality of life in the greater Kingsport

• The Ensuring Safety and Stability Vision Council is combating hunger through the Harvest of Hope Community Garden and helping individuals find local food resources through a new website, FEEDKINGSPORT.ORG. • The Supporting Aging with Choices Vision Council is identifying

community. The Vision Councils are aligned around four areas

resources and providers for aging-related issues by planning, if

of focus: Helping Children and Youth Succeed, Promoting Self-

funded, a comprehensive website for seniors, their caregivers, and

Sufficiency, Ensuring Safety and Stability, and Supporting Aging

other interested community members.

with Choices. In addition to setting some community goals, each area has identified some initiatives to fill the need around some of the community’s most pressing issues, which were determined by looking at extensive research and historical metrics. • The Children and Youth Vision Council is holding literacy events that pair volunteers with community youth to increase reading skills and build positive self-esteem. Across our state, through the Raise Your Hand Tennessee initiative, volunteers are being recruited to read with and mentor and tutor our children and youth. 2

• The Promoting Self- Sufficiency Vision Council is helping

By supporting United Way of Greater Kingsport, you are helping children and youth develop literacy skills, families become and remain self-sufficient, individuals access local food resources, and seniors and their caregivers identify aging-related services and providers.


Helping Children and Youth Succeed Big Brothers Big Sisters of East TN Community & Site-Based Mentoring Program: $75,000 Provides at-risk children with friendship, guidance & fun by uniting them with a caring adult mentor – their Big Brother or Big Sister. Rene Griggs, Program Coordinator, 301 Louis Street, Suite 302, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 247-3240.

Holston Children & Youth Services (Frontier Health) Student Assistance Program: $39,100 Program designed to prevent alcohol & drug use and/or reduce negative consequences of substance use on educational experiences. Melissa Birdwell, Program Director, 2001 Stonebrook Place, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 224-1000.

Boy Scouts of America, Sequoyah Council – Youth Development: $21,050 Youth Development Program teaches participants life-long skills & values. Responsible, caring & productive adults are the result of the Scouting comprehensive methodology. David Page, Scout Executive, 129 Boone Ridge Drive, Johnson City, TN 37615 (423) 952-6961.

Kingsport Child Development Center Sliding Fee Scale Program: $125,000 Sliding Fee Scale/Income Based Childcare Program provides quality childcare/preschool services implementing developmentally appropriate programs meeting the social, emotional & educational needs of all children served at affordable rates for parents/guardians. Cindy Housewright, Executive Director, 118 Clay Street, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 392-4675.

Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kingsport Building Successful Adults Program: $42,450 Provides a safe environment helping children realize their fullest potential by providing quality programs which enhance health, social & educational development. Lisa Beilharz-Tyler, Executive Director, 1 Positive Place, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 230-4160. Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kingsport Licensed Childcare Program: $140,000 Afterschool and Summer Care that helps children realize their fullest potential by providing childcare programs which enhance their health, social & educational development. Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kingsport – Satellite Programs: $43,000 Building Successful Adults program at Cloud & Riverview satellite sites. Girls Incorporated – Core Program: $170,150 Provides after school & during the summer care for girls ages 4–19 that enhance their educational, emotional, occupational & physical development. Julie Short, President/CEO, 1100 Girls Place, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 247-2321. Girls Incorporated – Outreach Program: $14,000 Provides after school & during the summer care for girls ages 5-19 that enhance their educational, emotional, occupational and physical development. Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians Youth Development/Leadership Program: $22,750 Youth Development provides a comprehensive leadership development program that positively impacts girls in grades K-12 by building skills that lead to future success. Sara Hawk, Community Development Manager, 1100 Woodland Avenue, Johnson City, TN 37601 (800) 428-3991.

Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center Therapeutic Equine-Assisted Activities: $20,000 Scholarship Program for Therapeutic Equine-Assisted Activities (TEAA) that enhances the physical, emotional & cognitive growth of persons with disabilities. Gwen Keeling, Executive Director, 1026 Rock Springs Drive, Kingsport, TN 37664 (423) 349-1111. Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center Positive Youth Development: $10,000 Scholarship Program for Equine-Assisted Learning Positive Youth Development (EAL-PYD) Program enhances the emotional, social & educational development of at-risk youth through therapeutic equine-assisted activities. *2013-2014 grant amounts contingent upon a successful campaign.

Thanks to your support, Helping Children and Youth Succeed focus area programs are seeing positive results: 74% of clients of Holston Children and Youth reported an improvement in their relationship with their parents. 93% of students at Kingsport Child Development Center met or exceeded developmental milestones for their age group. 146 Boy Scouts advanced in rank and developed key leadership and citizenship skills. 75% of students in the positive youth development program at Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center developed coping skills which resulted in better behavior.

“Years ago, when my husband passed away so unexpectedly, I wondered, how am I going to be mother and father, do what I need to do, and make sure my eight year old daughter is taken care of. A part of my reinvention was supported by Girls, Inc. When my daughter was at Girls, Inc., I had peace of mind, because I knew that she was in a safe, secure environment. It helped us both get back on our feet and move forward. Now, it’s my turn to give something back. There are so many people out there in need. If we can help, it is our duty to do so.” — Linda Bambino, fundraising volunteer.


United Way of Greater Kingsport • 2012

FOCUS AREA Promoting Self Sufficiency Frontier Industries (Frontier Health) Vocational/Development Services Program: $60,000 Offers vocational, employment, residential, developmental & community integration services to individuals who have intellectual, developmental, emotional, and/or physical disabilities. Mary Fultineer, Division Director, 2017 Stonebrook Place, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 224-1417 Hope House – Fresh Start Program: $23,000 Fresh Start Program at the Hope House Center for Women at 1567 N. Eastman Rd., Suite 7, Kingsport TN 37664, (423) 247-7994, reaches out with love & support to moms & babies in our community with what they need to grow, succeed & become self-sufficient. Wes Patten, Executive Director, (423) 765-3626 Hope House – ReStart Program: $23,000 Restart Program assists homeless single pregnant women, as well as, new mothers & their babies with all they need (including housing) to advance scholastically & become financially independent. Hope House helps them ReStart their lives & fulfill their dreams.

*New Program: Interfaith Hospitality Network Family Self-Sufficiency Program: $20,000 Family Self-Sufficiency Program enhances the lives of homeless in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia by providing families with children temporary shelter and assistance to become self-sufficient. Tim Carter, Executive Director, 601 Holston St. Kingsport, TN 37660. (423) 246-6500. John R Hay House – Brown Annex: $45,000 Offers a special needs facility for male offenders which provides structured residential treatment services for adult felony offenders twenty-four hours a day for offenders who have special needs & would otherwise be incarcerated. Chuck Walsh, Executive Director, 427 East Sullivan Street, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 578-3771.

“I was left in a parking lot with nothing but a bag of clothes when I was 7 months pregnant. I was scared, and I didn’t know what I was going to do until someone told me about Hope House. Now, because of their support, I’m getting to be the best mom possible.”  — Stacy, Hope House client

FOCUS AREA Ensuring Safety and Stability American Red Cross of Northeast Tennessee Community & Social Services Program: $95,000 – Community & Social Services Programs provide targeted community needs: rent/mortgage assistance to reduce homelessness, emergency dental care assistance, life essential prescription assistance, health screenings, international emergency communications, & community preparedness education. Glenda Bobalik, Executive Director, 501 South Wilcox Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 378-8700. American Red Cross of Northeast Tennessee Emergency Services Program: $115,000 Emergency Services (Disaster & Service to Armed Forces) Program assists those affected by disaster, coordinate with the community to prevent, prepare for, & respond to disasters, & provide, emergency communications for military families. American Red Cross of Northeast Tennessee Health & Safety Services Program: $30,000 Health & Safety Services Program provides quality training & information to help people respond to emergencies, avoid injury or illness & maintain a safe & healthy lifestyle. Skilled instruction proves this program invaluable to those who have used the skills to save lives. Bloomingdale Volunteer Fire Department Medical First Responder: $25,000 Medical First Responder Program provides emergency medical services as licensed First Responders per guidelines set forth by the State of Tennessee & Sullivan County EMS. Jamie Free, Chief, 3017 North John B. Dennis Highway, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 288-7841. CASA for Kids – Core Program: $45,100 Court Appointed Special Advocates Program professionally trains & supervises concerned citizens to serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates, helping to ensure safety & permanency for abused & neglected children. Connie Steere, Executive Director, 310 Shelby Street, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 247-1161. Children’s Advocacy Center – Child Abuse Counseling: $35,925 Counseling Program provides child victims of abuse with specialized individual/ group counseling, medical exam preparedness, court readiness/support & non-offending caregiver assistance within a child-friendly environment. Gena Frye, Executive Director, 150 Blountville Bypass, Blountville, TN 37617 (423) 279-1222.


“It makes a huge difference when CASA gets involved. United Way funding is critical to keeping CASA going.... [There are borderline] cases where it is really important to have CASA. There are two tragedies—one is when we don’t remove a child who should have been, and the other is when we remove a child who should have stayed home.” — Claire Addlestone, attorney for the best interest of children in abuse and neglect cases. Children’s Advocacy Center – Child Abuse Prevention: $11,395 Prevention Program works to educate children & adults about the problem of abuse, available resources, & preventative measures that can be taken. *New Program: Children’s Advocacy Center Victims Services: $11,395 Victim Services Program provides counseling and assistance to the non-offending parents or caregivers of victims. 211 CONTACT CONCERN of Northeast Tennessee Information & Referral: $45,000 A telephone helpline staffed by trained volunteers who provide information & referral for health & human services, a listening ear to distressed callers, crisis intervention, & daily reassurance calls. Lynn Sorrell, Executive Director, Confidential Location, Dial 211 or (423) 246-2273. Friends in Need Health Center – Dental Services Program: $54,375 Dental Services Program provides affordable dental care to the working uninsured of the greater Kingsport area. Mark Smelser, Executive Director, 102 East Ravine Road Suite 202, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 246-0010. Friends in Need Health Center – Medical Services Program: $29,000 Medical Services Program provides affordable medical care to the working uninsured of the greater Kingsport area. Mark Smelser, Executive Director, 1105 West Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660. (423) 246-0010

Promoting Self Suffiency, continued John R Hay House – Hosanna House: $42,000 Offers a special needs facility for female offenders which provides structured residential treatment services for adult felony offenders twenty-four hours a day for offenders who have special needs & would otherwise be incarcerated. Chuck Walsh, Executive Director, 427 East Sullivan Street, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 578-3771. Literacy Council of Kingsport – Tutoring for Adults/Children: $32,000 Tutoring Program helps adults & children improve their literacy skills or to learn to speak & read English through one-on-one tutoring with trained volunteers. Nada Weekley, Executive Director, 326 Commerce Street, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 392-4643. *New Program: Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center – Equine Services for Heroes Program: $10,000 Equine Services for Heroes Program provides equestrian assisted therapy to veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. *2013-2014 grant amounts contingent upon a successful campaign.

Thanks to your support, Promoting Self-Sufficiency focus area programs are seeing positive results: Frontier Industries enabled 84 individuals with disabilities to live in the community of their choice as independently as possible. 100% of Hope House Restart clients were able to advance their education, acquiring a GED and/or pursuing a college degree. 100% of John R. Hay House residential clients gained and maintained employment and met financial obligations. 80% of Literacy Council students improved their reading skills.

“Our miracle herd serves the veterans in our community through the Equine Services for Heroes Program. The goal of serving the veterans is to enhance their lives, help them to reach the road to recovery, live life to their fullest potential, be independent, and contribute back to the community.” — Sherry Russell, Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Program Director

Ensuring Safety and Stability, continued Holston Counseling (Frontier Health) Substance Abuse Counseling: $63,860 Substance Abuse Counseling Program (alcohol & other drug programs) provides services to individuals who are experiencing interpersonal, family, employment, or legal difficulties due to substance abuse or dependence. Tony Daston, Program Director, 1570 Waverly Road, Kingsport, TN 37664 (423) 224-1300. Holston Counseling (Frontier Health) – Crisis Assessment: $19,000 Crisis Response Services (Mobile Crisis Response Team) provides 24-hour crisis intervention counseling & referral services for persons experiencing a psychiatric crisis. Kingsport Lifesaving Crew – Emergency Medical Services: $80,000 Emergency Medical, Rescue and Extrication Program provides emergency first responder and vehicle extrication services to accident and trauma victims in the greater Kingsport area. Rusty Rotenberry, Chief, 1800 Crescent Drive, Kingsport, TN 37664 (423) 245-5311. Legal Aid of East Tennessee – Domestic Violence Legal Assistance: $15,000 Kingsport Domestic Violence Legal Assistance Program provides family stability & safety for victims of domestic violence through court orders. Debra L. House, 311 West Walnut Street, Johnson City, TN 37604 (800) 821-1312. Link House (Frontier Health) – Core Program: $44,535 Program provides food, shelter, crisis intervention, diagnostic & evaluation services, as well as, counseling to adolescents who are neglected, abused, runaway, unruly or delinquent. Christy Mullins, Residential Manager, 433 New Beason Well Road, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 288-1828 Mountain Region Speech and Hearing Center – Speech-Language Scholarship Program: $75,000 Provides some financial assistance for patients requiring diagnosis & treatment of speech, language, swallowing, & hearing disorders to provide the highest quality care for treatment of speech, language, & hearing disorders. Eligibility requirements apply. Keltie Kerney, Executive Director, 301 Louis Street, Suite 101, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 246-4600.

SAFE House (Frontier Health) – Domestic Violence Shelter: $50,500 Program is a temporary shelter for victims of domestic violence & their dependent children. The shelter is open 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. Other services include information & referral for victims via the 24-hour crisis line, transportation, advocacy, follow-up services & community education. Tina Johnson, Program Director, Dial 211 or (423) 246-2273. Salvation Army – Emergency Shelter Program: $35,370 Emergency Shelter Program provides lodging, meals, personal hygiene items, clothing, counseling, job placement, financial planning & survival skills. Long-term care is provided to assist individuals/ families in becoming self-sufficient. Major Anthony Baso, Executive Director, 505 Dale Street, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 246-6671. Salvation Army – Social Services Program: $86,420 Social Services Program provides basic human needs without discrimination: clothing, meals, rent, mortgage, utilities & medicine. Salvation Army assists clients in becoming self-sufficient. *2013-2014 grant amounts contingent upon a successful campaign.

Thanks to your support, Ensuring Safety and Stability focus area programs are seeing positive results: A quick response time within two hours by American Red Cross of Northeast Tennessee helps families whose homes have burned to begin putting their lives back together by providing for their basic needs of food, clothing, shelter and counseling. More than 2,200 medical and dental patients improved the quality of their health through services at Friends in Need. Bloomingdale Fire Department is able to assess cardiac arrest symptoms within one minute to get immediate medical assistance for the patient. 92% of children at Mountain Region Speech and Hearing saw an improvement in their ability to articulate.



Supporting Aging with Choices First Tennessee Human Resource Agency Personal Support Services Program: $23,740 Promotes self-sufficiency & prevents institutional placement by providing cost effective in-home care for individuals in threat of harm due to abuse or neglect. Pat Griggs, Personal Support Services / Director, 704 Rolling Hills Drive, Johnson City, TN 37604 (423) 461-8202. Meals on Wheels of Kingsport – Core Program: $125,179 Provides hot nutritious meals & human contact to isolated, incapacitated senior citizens & if appropriate other home-bound, disabled persons to facilitate safe independent living. Vivian McIntire, Volunteer President, c/o United Way of Greater Kingsport, 301 Louis Street, Suite 201, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423)378-3409 ext. 10. *New Program: Mountain Region Speech and Hearing Center Hearing Aid Program: $9,000 Provides hearing aids to seniors who qualify for financial assistance. Keltie Kerney, Executive Director, 301 Louis Street, Suite 101, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 246-4600. Shepherd Center of Kingsport – Assistance to Older Adults Program: $22,706 Provides services such as transportation, medical equipment loan & minor home repairs which enable older adults to remain living independently & safely in their homes. Katherine Scoggins, Executive Director, 132 W. Sevier, Kingsport, TN 37660 (423) 392-4514. *2013-2014 grant amounts contingent upon a successful campaign.

“Our program is extremely significant to our clients because they get to maintain the dignity of their lives, in their place of choice, their own homes. If you ask anybody where they would like to go, they will say their own home.”

– Pat Griggs, First Tennessee Human Resources Personal Support Services Director

“I would have to go to a nursing home if it were not for the services provided.”

Investment to Member Agencies by Focus Area Helping Children and Youth Succed; $0.35

– Personal Support Services Program Client

Thanks to your support, Supporting Aging with Choices focus area programs are seeing positive results: Compared to the cost of care in a nursing home, Personal Support Services saves taxpayers an average of $62,500 for each individual who is able to remain in his/her own home. Meals on Wheels helps individuals remain independent in their own homes by delivering hot, nutritious meals to 236 residents per day in the Kingsport area. The Shepherd Center saved seniors over $35,000 in 2011 by providing needed medical equipment.

2012 Campaign Detail

(Funds raised in 2011, based on $1.00) Ensuring Safety and Stability; $0.47

Investment: Member Agencies; $0.55

Investment: Community Initiatives; $0.02

Investment: Other Area United Way and Community Chests; $0.29

In-Kind Donations; $0.06 Fundraising and Management; $0.05 Promoting Self-Sufficiency; $0.10


Supporting Aging with Choices; $0.08

Uncollectible Pledges; $0.03

2012 Regional United Ways and Community Chests of Tri-Cities Tennessee/Virginia The United Way of Greater Kingsport gives donors the opportunity to designate their contributions to 20 partner United Ways or Community Chests through the annual campaign. Any donor needing additional information on these funding decisions should contact the organization listed below. ORGANIZATION NAME




Baileyton Community Chest

Barbara Tilson, Treasurer


Blountville Community Chest

Ellen Monday, Treasurer



Fall Branch Community Chest

Richard Bacon, President



Gray Community Chest

Tony Barnes, President



Greater Indian Springs Community Chest

Shane Phelps, President



Greater West Carter’s Valley Community Chest

Jack Gregg, Treasurer



Mount Carmel Community Chest

David Jennings, President



Piney Flats Community Chest, Inc.

Ken Turner, Treasurer



Sullivan South Area Community Chest

Gail Cole, President



Sulphur Springs Community Chest

Bruce Bacon, President



United Fund of Bluff City, Inc.

Sheila Earhart, Executive Director



United Way of Bristol TN-VA Inc.

Lisa Cofer, Executive Director



United Way of Elizabethton/Carter County

Debbie Guy, Director



United Way of Greene County

Wendy Peay, Executive Director



United Way of Hawkins County, Inc.

Syble M. Testerman, Executive Director



United Way of Mountain City-Johnson County

Judy McGuire, Treasurer



United Way of Southwest VA, Inc.

Elizabeth Bowen, Campaign Chair



United Way of Unicoi County

Charlene O’Dell, Treasurer


United Way of Washington County TN

Lester D. Lattany, President



United Way of Russell and Washington Counties, Inc.

Travis W. Staton, Executive Director



Total Designations to Regional United Ways and Community Chests




An administrative fee of 10 percent, compliant with United Way Worldwide standards, is charged to offset the cost of processing designated dollars.

Need help finding services? Just Dial 2-1-1 anywhere in Sullivan, Hawkins or Johnson Counties • Food, clothing, shelter, • Health Care • Crisis counseling • Abuse reporting or prevention, and much more CONTACT-CONCERN’s telephone helpline volunteers make a difference every day by providing a listening ear to those in need and linking callers with health and human services available in the region.

Please dial (423) 246-2273 when using a cell phone.


Our Mission

2012 Board of Directors

2012 Campaign Cabinet

To improve lives by mobilizing the caring

Ted Fields, President

John Perdue, Campaign Chair

power of our community to address local

Greg W. Nelson, Vice-President

Roger Smith, Campaign Vice-Chair and Pacesetter Chair

health and human service needs effectively.

Candace Sass, Secretary

Greg and Dana Boehling, Alexis de Tocqueville Chairs

John Atkins, Treasurer/Finance Chair

Mike and Nancy Berry, Alexis de Tocqueville Vice-Chairs

Mike Watts, Assistant Treasurer/Finance Vice-Chair

Phil and Traci Begley, Signature Club Chairs

Our Vision To be a model of excellence in

Tammye Taylor, Administration Committee Chair

achieving community health and

Jeff Hostetler, Administration Committee Vice-Chair

human service solutions.

Core Values Caring, Collaboration, Excellence, Integrity, Service

United Way of Greater Kingsport 301 Louis Street, Suite 201 Kingsport, TN 37660 Phone: (423) 378-3409 Fax: (423) 578-4059

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Danelle Glasscock, Executive Director Kandy Childress, Director of Community Impact and Communications Joe Fleming, Director of Finance Lori Miller, Resource Development Coordinator Brenda Overbey, Office Manager

Darren Eskind, Industry I Chair

Jack Bales, Audit Committee Chair

Todd Kinley, Industry I Vice-Chair

Michelle Clark, Audit Committee Vice-Chair

Debbie Davis Waltermire, Industry II Chair

Martha Lawson, Communications Chair

Joel Mears, Industry II Vice-Chair

Lisa Adams, Communications Vice-Chair

Josh Fuller, Commercial Firms Chair

Doris Ladd, Community Assessment/Planning Chair Edd Baldock, Community Assessment/Planning Vice-Chair Eddie Simmers, Community Investment Chair

Shawn Porter, Commercial Firms Vice-Chair Stacey Eubanks, Community Business Chair

Jim Nanney, Community Investment Vice-Chair

Jacki Ewing, Community Business Vice-Chair

Tom Segelhorst, Human Resources Chair

Brian Trent, Healthcare Chair

Andy Wampler, Human Resources Vice-Chair

Linda Bambino, Healthcare Vice-Chair

Gary Tucker, Leadership Development Chair

Brent Mullins, Professional Chair

Tanya Foreman, Leadership Development Vice-Chair

Aaron Hydrick, Professional Vice-Chair

Christine Hampton, Quality Chair

Jason Meredith, Public Service Chair

Britta Milhorn, Quality Vice-Chair

Jeff McCord, Public Service Vice-Chair

John Perdue, Resource Development Chair

Bill Kirk, Individual Gifts Chair

Roger Smith, Resource Development Vice-Chair

Lee McConnell, Individual Gifts Vice-Chair

Gary Sproles, Strategic Planning Chair

Audrey Robertson Watts, Campaign Events Chair

At-Large Members

Mary Beth McLain, Campaign Events Vice-Chair

John Campbell

Lisa Adams, Communications Liaison

Cameron Cobb Van Dobbins Beulah Ferguson Todd Norris Dr. Jubal Yennie


Dr. Robert and Martha Funke, Signature Club Vice-Chairs


You Give Hope a Hand when you GIVE, ADVOCATE, and VOLUNTEER. (423) 378-3409

Helping Children and Youth Succeed Promoting Self Sufficiency

Ann Rhem, Director of Resource Development

Ensuring Safety and Stability

Emily Wood, Director of Community Impact

Supporting Aging with Choices

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2012 UWGK Campaign Insert  

2012 United Way of Greater Kingsport Campaign newspaper insert.