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Helping Children & Youth Succeed

Our Goals:

  • Youth graduate from high school career and college ready.
  • Children and youth have food, shelter, clothing and basic healthcare needs met.
  • Children and youth believe in themselves and value others.
  • Children and youth develop the ability to make good choices.



Vision Council Initiatives


United WE READ is a collaborative partnership model aimed at advancing the common good
by raising visibility, deepening connections, and engaging supporters to build a literacy-rich community.

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Member Agency Programs

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, and productive adults as a result of the Scouting comprehensive methodology.

Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kingsport - 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.

Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kingsport - Formula for Impact - Teens Program: $42,450
Provides a safe environment helping teens realize their fullest potential by providing quality programs which enhance health, social, and educational development.

Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kingsport - 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 - 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: $180,00
Provides after school and summer care for girls ages 4-19, enhancing their educational, emotional, occupational, and physical development. 

Girls Inc. of Kingsport - 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
Provide quality childcare and pre-school services implementing developmentally-appropriate programs meeting the social, emotional, and educational needs of all children served at affordable rate for parents/guardians. 

Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center - 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.

Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center - 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.