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YWCA

Creating a Community of Advocates Fatima Ahdaouil has always loved working with the community. But it wasn’t until she began working with the YWCA Knoxville and the Tennessee Valley that she realized how powerful her ability to connect
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Scouts

The Next Generation of Leaders It’s Sunday night in Knoxville and Paul Renier is working diligently to prepare his lessons for the next day. With two other educators at his side, they plan what will be about an hour of educational
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Kids in the Community

Three Local Charities Support Knoxville Youth Story by Valerie Lick | Photography by Hobe Brunson Whether you’re a parent or not, whether you’ve got an empty nest or a full house, whether you work with children or just
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Giving Joy

We all want to help, especially at Christmas. But sometimes we just don’t know how. We know the needs are out there, but how do we find them? Here are five charities who are helping make Christmas a little more merry for local children and…
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Part of the Community

It was just last year that Annie Marie Duran was about to make the biggest move of her life. A 19-year-old from Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic, Duran was about to move nearly 1,500 miles north to meet her mom in the United States. Her…
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Chefs Collaborative

There is a network in the United States of food professionals and chefs looking to advance their understanding of food. It’s 40,000 people strong, a number that has grown substantially since the network’s inception in the early 90s. “By…
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