‘Practice What We Preach’

United Way and Alliance logos

Two pillars of the local nonprofit world merge, as the Alliance for Better Nonprofits joins United Way of Greater Knoxville.

Council OKs Anti-violence Funding

A pair of donations totaling $200,000 will help launch a United Way effort to support community groups and reboot the Change Center.


Financial struggele

A United Way data project shows that the working poor make up about 30 percent of Knox County’s population — and they are struggling.

Keeping the Lights On

KUB plans to resume disconnecting service for nonpayment next month, but help is available for customers trying to catch up.

Maintaining the Mission

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Hit by rising demand and evaporating funding, nonprofit agencies across Knoxville are digging deep and innovating to continue their services.

Reaching Through the Noise

Kids play at The Muse Knoxville.

With the Big Give, United Way of Greater Knoxville aims to tame the chaos of Giving Tuesday — and bring in some new donors, too.

A New Wayfinder

United Way Ryerson

Matthew Ryerson will be the first new CEO of the local United Way in more than a quarter century.

Call for Help

2-1-1 data

United Way’s 2-1-1 phone service connects thousands of people to housing, healthcare and food assistance. The agency is seeking partners to promote and fund it.

Looking for a New Way

Philanthropy Cloud

Facing a drop in donors, United Way of Greater Knoxville joins a national effort to shake up its philanthropic model.

Engagement Party

UT Engagement Conference 10-9-18

The University of Tennessee seeks better ways to connect faculty and students to the needs of Knoxville.