From Carson-Newman University
JEFFERSON CITY – Carson-Newman University’s Appalachian Outreach Ministry (AO) was the recent recipient of a grant from the East Tennessee Foundation. The grant comes from the Jefferson Health Care Foundation Fund.
The funding will help in three specific areas of need, according to AO Director Jean-Ann Washam, a member of Knoxville’s Corryton Church.
“Part of this grant will go toward building wheelchair ramps for families who are unable to get in and out of their home safely – specifically the elderly and disabled,” said Washam, who explained that, in turn, provides a safer environment and allows them to live in their homes longer. [Read more…]