‘Night of Hope’ raises funds for Cityteam Chester

Source: Delaware County News Network / Peg DeGrassa At first glance, the well-dressed crowd, sipping wine and nibbling on hummus and brie while strolling the beautiful grounds of the Tyler Arboretum on a balmy summer evening, would appear  like people just out to enjoy themselves.  However, many who participated in the Fourth Annual Cityteam Chester Night…

Man’s response to hungry kid a lesson in opportunity, not just charity

Source: The Commercial Appeal / David Waters It’s not just the feel-good story of this miserably hot summer. It’s a parable for a community that is one of the nation’s most generous and most impoverished. It’s also an allegory for a city and a nation still struggling mightily to recognize and reconcile its systemic racism,…

Local charity helping students living in poverty

Source: Local8now.com  Almost 400,000 kids in Tennessee are living in poverty. The need for help is greater than ever. Knoxville Pays It Forward helps low income families. Recently they’ve been hit with a lot demand for help. “In the past few weeks we’ve really been hit hard from a lot of people who have been…