The 31st annual Catholic Charities dinner will be held on Mar. 10 at the Knoxville Marriott. A VIP cocktail reception will start at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. This popular annual event brings together more than 500 members of the Catholic community for an evening of fun and fellowship. Proceeds from the $125-per-plate event benefit Catholic Charities of …
The Christmas season and the spirit of charity were celebrated at the Catholic Charities of East Tennessee inaugural 360° of Hope Holiday Luncheon on Dec. 10. The event focused on the mission and impact of Catholic Charities. The luncheon’s featured speaker was Joan Cronan. The event was titled 360° of Hope to reflect Catholic Charities’ efforts to provide 360° of …
Samaritan Place serves as a home to 27 seniors in Knoxville. It’s one of only about 8 such programs in the country. Read more about it here at WATE.
The Mungilima family came to Knoxville in 2008. They were escaping war in their home country of the Republic of Congo. Now, the family is earning their American citizenship. Read more here at WATE.
Two volunteers prepared an early Thanksgiving feast for the residents of Horizon House in Knoxville. This gave the residents an opportunity to celebrate the holiday together as a family. Read more here at WATE.
The Barefoot Benefit 5k and fall festival to benefit Samaritan Place was held Oct. 25. Marketing students from the University of Tennessee helped organize and promote the event as part of a service learning course. Read more here at WATE.
University of Tennessee marketing students teamed with Catholic Charities for the 2015 Barefoot Benefit 5k and fall festival. The events served as a fundraiser for Samaritan Place. Read more about it here at WBIR.