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After two-year wait, child matched with the 'brother he never had'

After two-year wait, child matched with the 'brother he never had'The lack of male volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters put Cody, 11, on the waiting list for two years.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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Volunteer Heart: Medal of Honor convention

Volunteer Heart: Medal of Honor conventionMany volunteers worked countless hours to bring the convention to Knoxville, and this week, people are pitching in to help with everything from hospitality to driving. 9-11-14
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Volunteer Heart: Young-Williams Animal Center

Volunteer Heart: Young-Williams Animal CenterYoung Williams Animal shelter has found homes for more than 2,400 animals in need in our community. 8-28-14
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  • 3 months ago
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Volunteer Heart: WWII vet gives back

Volunteer Heart: WWII vet gives backA WWII veteran who just turned 90 last week says he has the secret to feeling young.a big part of it is helping others in need. 8-14-14
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  • 3 months ago
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Volun-teen Heart: Children's Hospital

Volun-teen Heart: Children's Hospital150 teenagers are taking time out of their summer breaks to make kids at Children's Hospital feel more comfortable while they're healing. 7-31-14
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  • 3 months, 4 weeks ago
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Volunteer Heart: Mission of Hope

Volunteer Heart: Mission of HopeWhen many folks think about Mission of Hope, they think of providing gifts to children in need at Christmas. But the Knoxville-based nonprofit works year round to provide necessities to people in rural Appalachia. 7-17-14
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
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Volunteer Heart: Random Acts of Flowers

Volunteer Heart: Random Acts of FlowersIn 6 years, the nonprofit has made 40,000 deliveries with flowers that would have otherwise been thrown away. 7-3-14
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Volunteer Heart: Mobile Meals

Volunteer Heart: Mobile MealsAs temperatures heat up and vacations are planned, Knox County's Mobile Meals program sees volunteers dwlindle in the summer months. 6-19-14
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Volunteer Heart: Children's Hospital

Volunteer Heart: Children's HospitalA hospital may seem like an unlikely place for laughter and music to fill the hallways, but at East Tennessee Children's Hospital, volunteers help to brighten the spirits of the sick kids every day. 6-5-14
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
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Teen with volunteer heart wins national award

Teen with volunteer heart wins national awardA 14-year-old shows us a volunteer heart knows no age limits. 5-22-14
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  • 6 months, 1 week ago
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Volunteer Heart: First Tee

Volunteer Heart: First TeeOne non-profit is giving thousands of kids who would otherwise never hold a golf club the opportunity to play competitively. Mary Scott introduces us to a volunteer coach at First Tee who's teaching kids life lessons through the game of golf. 5-8-14
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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Volunteer Heart: Lunch with Jeff Gordon

Volunteer Heart: Lunch with Jeff GordonA team of volunteers worked together to give a handful of kids an experience they won't soon forget. 4-24-14
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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A volunteer heart knows no age limits

A volunteer heart knows no age limitsReporter Mary Scott takes us to Sevier County Food Ministries to introduce us to two ladies in their 90s still taking time to give back. 4-10-14
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Volunteer Heart: Ways to help BBBS

Volunteer Heart: Ways to help BBBSNot everyone is at a place in their lives to committ to mentoring a child with Big Brothers Big Sisters.But that doesn't mean you can't help out in other ways. 3-13-14
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  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
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Volunteer Heart: UT medical chemotherapy

Volunteer Heart: UT medical chemotherapyThe physical and emotional burden that comes with a cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming for patients. At UT Medical Center, volunteers help make the treatment process more comfortable. 2-20-14 http://www.utmedicalcenter.org/jobs/volunteering
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  • 9 months, 1 week ago
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Volunteer Heart: Mark & Levi

Volunteer Heart: Mark & LeviMark and Levi have been matched with Big Brothers Big Sisters for nine years. 2-6-14
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  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
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Volunteer Heart: Mandi and Alexis

Volunteer Heart: Mandi and AlexisBig Brothers Big Sisters research shows that one-on-one time with a postive adult role model can have a lasting impact on a child's life. Mary Scott introduces us to a volunteer who helped a child while learning something about herself. 1-30-14
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  • 10 months ago
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Club VIBES members climb to new heights

Club VIBES members climb to new heightsRock climbing needs a climber, a belayer, and a strong rope. But it doesn't require the ability to see.
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  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
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Volunteer Heart: Big brother of the year

Volunteer Heart: Big brother of the yearAs we start the new year-- we're taking a look back at a Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer who stood out for his commitment to helping his little brother. 1-2-14
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  • 10 months, 4 weeks ago
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Volunteer heart: Sharing at Christmas

Volunteer heart: Sharing at ChristmasA Big Brother works with his church group to provide Christmas for his Little Brother and family
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  • 11 months, 1 week ago
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Volunteer Heart: Double my Donation

Volunteer Heart: Double my DonationThe relationships formed from Big Brothers Big Sisters are priceless. But in order for the matches to be possible, a small staff needs funds to operate.
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  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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Volunteer Heart: Bert Bertelkamp

Volunteer Heart: Bert BertelkampThis week WBIR 10News reporter Mary Scott introduces us to a Vols commentator who still keeps up with his little brother from 26 years ago.
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  • 1 year ago
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Volunteer Heart: Randy Boyd

Volunteer Heart: Randy BoydSometimes it seems impossible to take time out of our busy schedules to volunteer. But it may not be hard as you think to make time to change a child's life.
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  • 1 year ago
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Volunteer Heart: Miss Tennessee

Volunteer Heart: Miss TennesseeMiss Tennessee Shelby Thompson talks about how Big Brothers, Big Sisters has impacted her life.
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  • 1 year ago
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What is Volunteer Heart?

What is Volunteer Heart?East Tennessee's volunteer spirit is hard to match anywhere else in the country. That's why 10News is launching a segment called Volunteer Heart on 10News at 6. Every other Thursday, we'll show you what that spirit is all about.
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  • 1 year ago
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Volunteer Heart: Cody

Volunteer Heart: CodyCody has waited 2 years to find a big brother.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Volunteer Heart visits the 10News studios

Volunteer Heart visits the 10News studiosTT and Nicky visited the 10News studios to talk about their experiences with the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago