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Posted at: 04-08-2015- 9:31 am
 {C}                              Did you know there are 36 million adults who cannot read above a third grade reading level? (ProLiteracy, 2015)               How difficult would life be if you had low literacy skills? Imagine not being able to:Read the newspaperComplete medical forms or job applicationsWrite a letter or emailHelp your child with homeworkBalance a checkbook Literacy Council of Kingsport's mission is to provide one-on-one tutoring for...
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Posted at: 02-26-2015- 11:04 am
At United Way of Greater Kingsport, we operate by a set of core values.  Caring, Collaboration, Excellence, Integrity, and Service are the principals by which we Live United.  At our recent annual meeting, we recognized and thanked three distinguished United States Marine Corps Veterans Will Perkins, Dirk Smith, and Charlie King.  These veterans, who faithfully served our country in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, led those in...
Posted at: 12-22-2014- 10:36 am
The holiday season is a time of celebrations, special moments with family and friends, and of course, gift-giving. I think that one of the greatest gifts, any time of year, is service to others. So it was great to hear that volunteering and service to others continues to be a priority for millions of Americans.  “Volunteering and Civic Life in America 2014,” just released by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and the National...
Posted at: 07-29-2013- 9:49 am
Stuff the Bus School Supplies#2 pencils                                           construction paper                         lunch boxes       Art supplies                                       chalk                                                     markersBackpacks                                        crayons                                                              notebooksBlunt tip scissors                              erasers...
Posted at: 07-17-2013- 10:46 am
United Way of Greater Kingsport and Target announce their first “Stuff the Bus” project, which occurs July 29th through August 4th at Target located at 2626 E Stone Drive in Kingsport, TN.  During this week, Target customers will have the opportunity to buy new school supplies and hygiene products for local children and place them in bins located within the store.  The decorative bins came from a collaborative art project between the UWGK, the Kingsport...
Posted at: 08-27-2012- 1:57 pm
 Check out the Harvest of Hope Community Garden Blog Here