Good Knox Network

Good Knox Network: KARM Works to Bring Dignity and Compassion to the Homeless Population

Good Knox Network: KARM Works to Bring Dignity and Compassion to the Homeless Population

Chronic homelessness has become a topic of conversation all over the country, and Knoxville is not immune. However, finding a solution to this growing problem is complicated and will take the cooperation of community and government leaders, local businesses, and local non-profits. Solutions must be practical but offer the homeless within our community dignity and compassion. It is hard for…

Good Knox Network: Spotlights the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley

Good Knox Network: Spotlights the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley’s (BGCTNV) mission is to provide a safe and positive environment for the kids to learn, have fun, and develop supportive relationships. This organization has stepped up to the plate to ensure this is a reality. In March, BGCTNV started a Teens program at Vine Middle School to provide a safe environment…

Good Knox Network: True Health from Balance

Good Knox Network: True Health from Balance

True Health from Balance By Dr. H. Lee Martin, President Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee From time to time, one comes across wisdom worth sharing.  The “Dare Square” from William Danforth is a personal metric that we can all benefit from considering.  While our healthcare system is a marvel of facilities and technologies, responsibility for our health begins with…

Good Knox Network: All4Knox Takeaways in the Opioid Crisis

Good Knox Network: All4Knox Takeaways in the Opioid Crisis

  The Opioid Crisis: ALL4KNOX Takeaways By Dr. H. Lee Martin, President Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee   Friday, August 2, the City and County Mayors hosted a gathering to consider how our region can address the issues associated with substance abuse.  The venue was the new University Center on the campus of the University of Tennessee, a beautiful…

Good Knox Network: The Opioid Crisis

Good Knox Network: The Opioid Crisis

The Opioid Crisis: Too Close to Home By Dr. H. Lee Martin, President Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee Last November, Trinity Foundation in cooperation with Leadership Tennessee, sponsored a community roundtable with Sam Quinones, the author of the book Dreamland.  Over 400 hundred concerned citizens and area leaders came together to learn and discuss how Knoxville could address the…

Trinity Health Foundation Launches Social Media Platform: Good Knox Network

Trinity Health Foundation Launches Social Media Platform: Good Knox Network

A Social Platform for Good Works in East Tennessee: Trinity Foundation Initiates the Good Knox Network By Dr. H. Lee Martin, President Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee   Trinity Foundation exists to be a catalyst for improving the health of the communities of East Tennessee by supporting the good works of area nonprofit organizations.  We have been positively impressed…