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 email@example.com) or Samantha Parris at (342-1040 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Canned Food Drive: You're invited to join in a friendly competition among the bar in donating to Second Harvest. By donating food or money, you can help keep Knoxville fed and healthy this winter!
Canned foods, peanut butter and cereal are needed. Bonus points awarded for peanut butter! $1 donations = 5 pounds of food!
1. Total pounds collected
2. Pounds collected per number of attorneys
3. Bonus pounds competition for collecting the most pounds of peanut butter
To register as a firm in this competition, please fill out this form or contact Jessica Waddell, KBA Membership Services Manager or contact Heather Ferguson (546-0500 or email@example.com) or Samantha Parris (342-1040 or firstname.lastname@example.org). View the Canned Food Drive Flyer and the Official Rules and Instructions.
Please note that you may still participate even if your firm does not by depositing donated items in a box at the KBA office located at 505 Main Street, Suite 50, Knoxville, TN.
View photos from the Barristers Cornhole Tournament which was held on Thursday, October 24.