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Emerald Youth announces plan for multipurpose facility and sports complex in Lonsdale

Emerald Youth Foundation has announced plans for a world-class, multimillion dollar complex in the heart of Lonsdale that will serve young people and their families.

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AmeriCorps Week 2017

Emerald Youth is pleased to recognize the efforts of all our AmeriCorps members during AmeriCorps Week 2017.

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Former Banking Professional Joins Emerald Youth

Sanford Miller to Serve on Development Team

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Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge

Led by UT Men's Basketball Coach Rick Barnes, Emerald Youth asks for help to win national charity challenge.

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EYF President/CEO Named to Leadership Tennessee

Emerald Youth's Steve Diggs was named today to the Leadership Tennessee class of 2016-2017.

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Emerald Youth Breakfast Closing Prayer

We have received many requests for the prayer led by Cheryl "Shelly" Taylor Page at the Emerald Youth Prayer and Fundraising Breakfast on May 6. Click through for the text and audio.

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National Volunteer Week 2016

We are grateful for our many volunteers. Here are a few stories to share during National Volunteer Week!

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AmeriCorps Week 2016

Emerald Youth is pleased to recognize the efforts of all our AmeriCorps members during AmeriCorps Week 2016.

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NABC Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge

Led by UT Men's Basketball Coach Rick Barnes, Emerald Youth asks for help to win national charity challenge.

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Emerald Youth Camp Week 2015

Emerald Youth kids are participating in Camp Week. Will you help by being 72 in 72?

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AmeriCorps Members Honored

Emerald Youth participates in Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service to honor AmeriCorps members.

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Thirteen High School Seniors Named 2015 Emerald Youth Fellows

The fourth class of Emerald Youth Fellows is announced.

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U.S. Soccer Foundation Awards Grant to Emerald Youth

Emerald Youth receives a $20,000 grant from U.S. Soccer Foundation.

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A Message from a Friend of Emerald

A friend of Emerald Youth Foundation shares an important message.

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Emerald Youth Camp Week 2014

More than 200 kids enjoyed Emerald Youth Camp Week this summer.

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2013 Annual Report Released

Emerald Youth Foundation's most recent annual report was released in June 2014.

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Emerald Swimmers Dive Into Summer

Emerald Youth's swim team is off to the races this summer.

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Progress Continues on Sansom Sports Complex

Progress continues on the Sansom Sports Complex in downtown Knoxville.

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Emerald Youth and Knoxville Soccer Join Forces

Knoxville Soccer LLC and Emerald Youth Foundation are merging their soccer initiatives to have a greater community impact. The Knoxville Force and Knoxville Lady Force, semi-professional teams owned and operated by Knoxville Soccer LLC, will become one entity and club during 2014 with the Emerald Force Soccer Club.

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Study of Inner City Knoxville Is Released

Learn more about our recent study "Youth Service Gaps in the Urban Core."

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Donate Goods to Emerald Youth

Do you have a car, boat, gift card, cell phone, jewelry or other items you’re no longer using, yet still have value? Donate them in support of our ministry with Knoxville’s urban young people.

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Sansom Sports Complex to Serve Urban Youth

The H.T. Hackney Company employees and The Sansom Family will develop a downtown sports complex to serve thousands of inner city young people and bring investment to the City of Knoxville’s Downtown North Redevelopment area.

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