About the KBA:
Organization's Who’s Who
Leaders of the Knoxville Bar Association.
Barristers- the Young Lawyers Division
2014 Barristers Executive Committee
The Hunger & Poverty Relief Committee works tirelessly on a multitude of year-round projects including the "Firms for Food" program with Second Harvest Food, delivering Meals-on-Wheels on Mondays and Fridays at lunch, and serving as interviewers in the Knox Area Rescue Ministries job skills training program. The Committee also organizes several special "drives" each year, including participation in the Coats for the Cold campaign, Professional Clothing Drives to benefit the Career Closet, Cell Phone Drive for victims of abuse, School Supplies Drive to benefit ChildHelp USA. The Committee also organizes an annual Canned Food Drive Competition and sponsors an Angel Tree each Holiday Season to benefit local homeless shelters. Last year, the Committee also organized its first Cornhole Tournament, which raised money to benefit the Wesley House Community Center.
Hunger & Poverty Relief Committee Activities
Firms for Food: The Hunger and Poverty Relief Committee is still seeking firms to volunteer one Saturday a month to help sort and package food at Second Harvest. This is a project of the Barristers Hunger & Poverty Relief Committee. Questions? Please contact Heather Ferguson at (546-0500 or firstname.lastname@example.org) or Samantha Parris at (342-1040 or email@example.com).
Cornhole Tournament: The Barristers' 5th Annual Cornhole Tournament will take place at Bearden Beer Market on Thursday, September 25. There will be prizes for first and second place teams! All proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee.
Shop-Till-You-Drop: The Hunger and Poverty Relief Committee has organized a NEW event with Talbots to benefit charity. On September 16, from 4-7 p.m., Talbots will donate 10% of all sales at its store, Melrose Place, 5614 Kingston Pike, to charity (charity TBD). Please mark your calendars and get ready to spend for a good cause!
View photos from the Barristers Cornhole Tournament which was held on Thursday, October 24.