2020 United Way of Blount County Champions
Brandon Everhart, Co-chair
LeConte Realty Company
Allstate: Joy LaForce Agency
Jimmy Morgan, Co-chair
South Blount County Utility District
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What is Bridges?
A myth-shattering framework for understanding poverty. Providing real-world examples of how socio-economic class can drive certain behaviors. This workshop is a unique and powerful tool designed to help participants more effectively serve individuals who live or have lived in poverty, giving a deeper understanding of their strengths, viewpoint, challenges, and barriers.
Local data on poverty
Hidden rules of socio-economic classes
Internal & external factors affecting poverty
Ways to make an impact
SERVE, which stands for Students Engaged in Rewarding Volunteer Experiences, is a partnership among Coulter Grove Intermediate School, Montgomery Ridge Intermediate School and United Way of Blount County. This partnership enables several hundred students to get out into the community while completing service projects at several local nonprofit agencies.