Big Brothers Big Sisters Provides Lifelong Opportunities For All Children

Posted by Te-Kai Shu | 17/12/14 3:01 pm | Related: blog |

BY LURAH LOWERY | BRISTOL HERALD COURIER | Editor’s note: This is the sixth story in a series about the United Way of Bristol, the agencies it funds and the people who are helped. The organization is in the midst of its annual fundraising campaign. For more information, go to www.unitedwaybristol.org or call 423-9Read More »

Making Things Possible YWCA children’s center is a mom’s ‘saving grace’

Posted by Te-Kai Shu | 03/12/14 3:46 pm | Related: blog |

BY LURAH LOWERY | BRISTOL HERALD COURIER Editor’s note: This is the fourth story in a series about the United Way of Bristol, the agencies it funds and the people they help in the community. United Way is in the midst of its annual fundraising campaign. This year’s goal is $1.425 million. For more information, gRead More »

Agency helped woman to hear ‘the little things’

Posted by Te-Kai Shu | 26/11/14 3:55 pm | Related: blog |

BY LURAH LOWERY | BRISTOL HERALD COURIER Editor’s note: This is the third story in a series about the United Way of Bristol, the agencies it funds and the people they help in the community. United Way is in the midst of its annual fundraising campaign. This year’s goal is $1.425 million. For more information, goRead More »

Family Promise of Bristol offers a Hand Up, not a Hand Out

Posted by Te-Kai Shu | 18/11/14 4:41 pm | Related: blog, featured |

BY LURAH LOWERY | BRISTOL HERALD COURIER Editor’s note: This is the second story in a series about the United Way of Bristol, the agencies it funds and the people they help. The organization is in the midst of its annual fundraising campaign. For more information, go to www.unitedwaybristol.org or call 423-968-491Read More »

Volunteering Helped Woman Deal with Loss

Posted by Te-Kai Shu | 18/11/14 11:40 am | Related: blog, featured |

BY LURAH LOWERY | BRISTOL HERALD COURIER Editor’s note: This is the first in a series about the United Way of Bristol, the agencies it funds and the people they help. BRISTOL, Tenn. — Volunteering is a way that many people give back to their communities, but for Ruth Dobrovolc, it’s also helped her deal with gRead More »

BTES and the United Way of Bristol

Posted by Te-Kai Shu | 17/11/14 9:10 am | Related: blog |

Extra Mile program Encourages Donations

Posted by Te-Kai Shu | 10/11/14 9:05 am | Related: blog |

Photo Credit E. Neikirk BY LURAH LOWERY | BRISTOL HERALD COURIER BRISTOL, Va. — The United Way of Bristol reported Thursday that so far this year’s fundraising campaign has raised more than $700,000 — which is nearly half of the goal. The annual campaign began in August and the goal is $1.425 million. Of the tRead More »

Poverty simulation provides eye-opening experience to participants

Posted by Te-Kai Shu | 29/10/14 4:40 am | Related: blog, featured |

ALLIE ROBINSON GIBSON | BRISTOL HERALD COURIER BRISTOL, Tenn. — Rushing from agency to agency for help, trying to make the money last as long as the week, and struggling to put food on the table is an all-too-real existence for about 20 percent of the population in Bristol. About 75 city leaders got a glimpse of Read More »