Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee has suspended the usual grant cycle for 2020 due to the unexpected COVID-19 pandemic. Remaining sensitive to the urgent needs being addressed by many nonprofits in our community, the Trinity board designated funds to be used to address these needs in the community. On Friday, April 17th, Trinity awarded over $350,000 in Community Urgent Needs funding to 38 nonprofit organizations in Knox County and the surrounding service area. The awards emphasize the commitment of these organizations to address and remedy many of the challenges faced by the community during these most difficult times.
The following organizations received funding: A-1 Learning Connections, Boys & Girls Clubs in Tennessee, Boys & Girls Clubs of the TN Valley, Breakthrough Corporation, CADES, Catholic Charities of East TN, Centro Hispano de East Tennessee, COMPASSion Counseling, East Tennessee Foundation, Emerald Youth Foundation, Emory Valley Center, Eternal Life Restoration Outreach, Family Promise of Blount County, Feeding the Orphans, FOCUS Ministries, Girls, Inc. of TN Valley, KARM, Knoxville Area Urban League, Knoxville Internationals Network, Knoxville Leadership Foundation, Metropolitan Drug Coalition, Mid-East Community Action Agency, Mobile Lifehouse Ministries, Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic, New Hope BCCAC, Nourish Knoxville, Operation Inasmuch, Pregnancy Resource Center, Thrive Lonsdale, Stepping Out, Inc., The Arc Knox County, The Change Center, The Good Samaritan Center of Loudon County, The Restoration House, True Purpose Ministries, Volunteer Ministry Center, Wesley House Community Center, and YWCA Knoxville.