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The Volunteer State

While the mention of Volunteers in Tennessee today can conjure the roar of thousands of fans, Smokey the dog in orange and white checkers, and ‘good ‘ole Rocky Top,’ the ethos behind Tennessee’s moniker has everything to do with what it really means to be a...

News and Need: Adolph Ochs and the Neediest Cases Campaign 

Adolph Ochs was eldest son of immigrants, a first generation American with five younger siblings when he came to Chattanooga in 1878 with a dream of advancing in the newspaper business. He was 18 and had been working his way into the newspaper business since he began...

Impact, Innovation, & Celebration

The world is changing faster than ever before. Or at least it feels like it. With new data and perspectives flooding our email inboxes, push notifications on our phones, and our social media feeds, it can be hard to keep up. Collaboration and bringing diverse...

Volunteerism and How YOU’VE Made a Difference, a Q/A 

April is National Volunteer month and to celebrate we wanted to highlight iHelpChattanooga and to spotlight one of our volunteers who has been giving back since the summer of 2020.   Through iHelpChattanooga, we offer a wide variety of volunteer opportunities...

Volunteerism & Loaned Executives

Tennessee has been noted throughout its history for the volunteer spirit of its citizens and their willingness to defend their country and their neighbors. Established in 1922, the agency that would become the United Way of Greater Chattanooga led the way with...

A Volunteer Spirit

When Tennessee became a state in 1796, the Tennessee River was already a highway for westward migration as a new nation was born and pioneers sought lands beyond the original colonies. During the War of 1812 a call went out for troops and Tennessee, after only fifteen...

100 Years of Impact within our Community – An Introduction to 100 Years of UWGC

As we welcome the new year, we’re excited to share that this year is our centennial anniversary! While we are excited to celebrate the meaningful work that has come from the past hundred years of service to our community, we’re even more excited to look to the next...

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The Volunteer State

While the mention of Volunteers in Tennessee today can conjure the roar of thousands of fans, Smokey the dog in orange and white checkers, and ‘good ‘ole Rocky Top,’ the ethos behind Tennessee’s moniker has everything to do with what it really means to be a...

Kenco + Community: Stories of Impact 

Kenco isn’t new to serving the community. For quite some time, Kenco has put community outreach at the forefront of their values. Through volunteerism and financial support, Kenco shows up for their community in all kinds of ways.   Recently, Kenco has made...

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