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 »

Barely Making Ends Meet

Posted by Te-Kai Shu | 22/10/14 3:30 pm | Related: blog |

“If you go out into the real world, you cannot miss seeing that the poor are poor not because they are untrained or illiterate but because they cannot retain the returns of their labor. They have no control over capital, and it is the ability to control capital that gives people the power to rise out of poverty.”Read More »

Residents share personal stories of how organization helped them

Posted by Te-Kai Shu | 06/10/14 8:00 pm | Related: blog, featured |

LURAH LOWERY | BRISTOL HERALD COURIER BRISTOL, Va. — How can United Way make a difference in people’s lives? That question was answered at the 2014-15 United Way of Bristol campaign kickoff Thursday when area residents shared their personal stories of how the organization has helped them. This year’s campaignRead More »

United Way Campaign Video 2014

Posted by Te-Kai Shu | 24/09/14 2:49 pm | Related: blog, featured |

Many thanks to Richard Mink Photography, WCYB, YWCA of Bristol, Family Promise of Bristol, BTES, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mountain Empire, Bristol Speech and Hearing, CAC of Washington County and Bristol, #powerofus Read More »

Former UT president helps kick off United Way campaigns

Posted by Te-Kai Shu | 19/08/14 8:45 pm | Related: blog |

Photographer: David Crigger/ BHC   Posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 11:08 pm | Updated: 1:48 am, Thu Aug 14, 2014. BY KEVIN CASTLE | BRISTOL HERALD COURIER | BRISTOL, Va. — University of Tennessee President Emeritus Dr. Joe Johnson addressed regional leaders of the United Way Wednesday afternoon, giving theRead More »

Lola McVey, your 2014-2015 Campaign Chairwoman

Posted by Te-Kai Shu | 13/08/14 9:05 am | Related: blog, featured |

Lola McVey, Director of Accounting and Finance at BTES, was chosen to chair the United Way of Bristol’s 2015 Campaign. “We are so excited to have Lola McVey serving as our 2014 United Way of Bristol Campaign Chair,” said Lisa Cofer, Executive Director for the United Way of Bristol. “Although the challenge toRead More »

United Way of Bristol Reaches $1.425 Million Goal

Posted by Te-Kai Shu | 09/04/14 12:08 pm | Related: blog |

2013 CenturyLink United Way Presentation

Posted by Te-Kai Shu | 29/10/13 2:57 pm | Related: blog |

2013 CenturyLink United Way Presentation, a set on Flickr. CenturyLink Employees learning what the United Way does and how the dollars immediately impact our community. Children’s Advocacy Center of Bristol and Washington County, VA and Children’s Advocacy Center of Sullivan County Read More »