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UNITED WAY OF GREATER KINGSPORT and UNITED WE READ DONATE $10,000 TO ROCK SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY REBUILDING EFFORT

United WE READ, a community initiative of the United Way of Greater Kingsport, awarded $10,000 to Rock Springs Elementary School to be used toward their library rebuilding efforts on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. After a sprinkler system malfunction on February 8th, Rock Springs Elementary suffered flooding to the library, causing a loss of 2,000 books and over $20,000 in damages.

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UNITED WAY OF GREATER KINGSPORT’S EMPHASIS ON DRIVING AND INSPIRING COMMUNITY CHANGE HIGHLIGHTED AT ANNUAL MEETING

United Way of Greater Kingsport (UWGK) hosted its 2015 Annual Meeting on February 17, 2016 with approximately 110 people in attendance, including those who GIVE, ADVOCATE, and VOLUNTEER on behalf of the organization, representatives from UWGK Member Agencies, and public officials from the City of Kingsport and Sullivan County.  Becca Sutphen, UWGK Community Impact Director and United States Army veteran who served our country in Operation Iraqi Freedom, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

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