Community Partner Impact

Community Partner Impact

We work to improve the health, education, and economic mobility of every person in Sevier County.

Here are the agencies that United Way of Sevier County provides grants to.

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Senior Citizens
Home Assistance Service
Provides the elderly and persons with disabilities affordable life enrichment non-medical services and programs to improve their quality of life from needs assessment, respite services, shopping, transportation, homemaker services & companionship services to individualized care plans.

2023 Grant - $5,000

Sevier County
Council on Aging
Provides meals to homebound seniors and disabled individuals in situations where no other food source is available five days a week; needs assessment, transportation to doctor appointments, shopping and pharmacy.
  
2023 Grant - $65,000
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Big Brothers Big Sisters
of East Tennessee
One to One mentoring of at-risk youth.
Boy Scouts of America
Great Smoky Mountain Council
Leadership Experience/ Academic Achievement/Boy Scouting.
2023 Grant - $5,000
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Boys and Girls Club
of the Smoky Mountains
Education and career development/ improvement for children.

2023 Grant- $35,000

Douglas Cherokee/Sevier County
Help Fund

Sevier County Help Fund providing emergency assistance with food, utilities, rent/mortgage assistance, health & housing services, home delivered meals, employment assistance, USDA Commodity food distribution to the needy.

2023 Grant- $25,000

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Epilepsy Foundation
of East Tennessee

 Provides services for individuals with epilepsy and their families; educate/teach the community about causes, myths, ways to prevent epilepsy, etc.

2023 Grant - $5,000

Heartland Services

Adult Day Services/Special Needs.  Additional services/programs provided are assistance with job procurement and support, coaching, residential group home, pre-vocational training as well as family support.

2023 Grant - $25,000
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Lakeway CASA
Court Appointed Special Advocates
Provides trained community volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and/or neglected children as determined by the Juvenile Court system.

2023 Grant - $5,000

Legal Aid
of East Tennessee

Provides free legal help to the low income population in Sevier County. Civil Legal Assistance/Financial Stability.

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Helen Ross
McNabb Center

Indigent care for children & adults – include psychiatric assessment, individual & family counseling, advocacy, child abuse and safety education. 

2023 Grant - $17,655

Mountain Hope
Good Shepherd Clinic

Provides general medicine and health screenings; as well as dental extractions, fillings and cleanings for the medically uninsured in Sevier County.

2023 Grant - $35,000
Safe Harbor
Child Advocacy Center

Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center provides the collaboration of necessary services in a child-focused and child-friendly home-like setting. It serves as a hub for the collaboration of all investigative services into alleged incidents of child abuse or neglect.

2023 Grant - $75,000

Safespace
Sevier County

Program provides victims of domestic violence with shelter, support, counseling, education and advocacy.

2023 Grant - $20,000
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Salvation Army
Sevierville Corps

Social services programs that meet the spiritual, physical, and basic needs of the most vulnerable in the community.

2023 Grant - $15,000
Sevier County Youth Center
Women's Recovery Home

Provides rehabilitation, medical services and prenatal care to drug addicted, incarcerated women and their babies.

2023 Grant - $35,000
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Seymour Volunteer
Fire Department

EMS first response/extrication/ fire suppression/smoke detectors.  Provides emergency and non-emergency services to all of the population in their service area.

2023 Grant - $7,500

East Tennessee
2-1-1 Referral
Referral service connecting individuals with vital community resources they need.
Tn Valley Coalition for the Homeless

Sevier County Homeless Prevention. Provides rental and utility assistance for individuals facing eviction or on the verge of experiencing the burden of homelessness.

2023 Grant - $5,000

Smoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministries

Short-term housing/rental aid, utility assistance, transportation/vehicle fuel, food, clothing and other essentials.

2023 Grant - $10,000