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2020 Silver Lamp Awards

2020 Silver Lamp Awards

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee planned to host the 2020 Silver Lamp Awards on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at The Foundry. Due to the increased COVID cases in our area and the growing concerns from the medical community, this event was cancelled. However, Trinity honored 24 healthcare professionals who received a Silver Lamp Award for continuing education during the…

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…

Trinity Funds Final Round of Community’s Most Urgent Needs

Trinity Funds Final Round of Community’s  Most Urgent Needs

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee completed the last round of funding, which stemmed from the identified long-term impacts of COVID-19.  In the final selection, 63 organizations requested over $1.2 million. The Trinity board selected 42 organizations to receive a total of $550,000. Trinity is honored to partner with many organizations that continue to creatively modify services and programs to…

UPDATE: Trinity Health Foundation Funds Community’s Most Urgent Needs

UPDATE: Trinity Health Foundation Funds Community’s Most Urgent Needs

In March, the Trinity board decided to open an emergency grant cycle to address the most urgent needs represented in Knox County and the eight surrounding counties.  In mid-April, 54 nonprofit organizations received funding to provide continued services and programs in the community. Many of these organizations have been highlighted on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn…

2019 Silver Lamp Awards

2019 Silver Lamp Awards

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee hosted the 2019 Silver Lamp Awards on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at The Foundry. This year, Trinity recognized 24 healthcare professionals who received a Silver Lamp Award for continuing education during the 2018 calendar year. Each of the 12 hospitals in our area selects up to two individuals who exemplify outstanding leadership and dedication…

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…

2018 Silver Lamp Awards

2018 Silver Lamp Awards

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee hosted the 2018 Silver Lamp Awards on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at The Foundry. This year, Trinity recognized 26 healthcare professionals who received a Silver Lamp Award for continuing education during the 2018 calendar year. Each of the 13 hospitals in our area selects up to two individuals who exemplify outstanding leadership and dedication…

2018 Phase II Winners Awarded

2018 Phase II Winners Awarded

On Thursday, October 25, 2018, the Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee awarded over $923,000 in grants to 10 nonprofit organizations.  These grants are the result of a year-long effort to stimulate projects related to Trinity’s mission of improving the physical, emotional, and spiritual health of East Tennessee.  In March, 53 proposals were submitted and from those, 11 large and 11 small…