Campus Chest News

Campus Chest Update – October 27, 2016

Our community of Volunteers is now 80 percent of the way to our campus chest goal. Join other Volunteers in giving back to the Knoxville community through the UT Campus Chest campaign. This effort focuses attention on the health and social service needs of our region and unites efforts in providing assistance to those less fortunate

Read more

Campus Chest Campaign Kicks Off

The Campus Chest Campaign is a university outreach effort to support our community, provide assistance to those in need, and show what the Volunteer spirit really means.

UT Kicks Off 2013 Campus Chest Campaign

This year’s Campus Chest campaign is under way, and UT employees are encouraged to donate to various charitable organizations in East Tennessee. After exceeding last year’s goal of $605,000 by $15,000, the campaign challenges UT employees to band together and raise $610,000 by November 1.

There’s Still Time to Give to Campus Chest

The Campus Chest campaign is wrapping up. The campaign is at 97 percent of its $605,000 goal. There is still time to make your pledge if you have not already. Employees can choose to make donations through payroll deduction, cash, or check. Donations are being accepted through November 30.

2012 Campus Chest Campaign Begins at UT

This year’s Campus Chest campaign has officially kicked off. The Campus Chest allows UT employees to give back to the community by making donations to various charitable organizations in East Tennessee. The campus-wide goal for this year is $605,000. Last year, the campaign exceeded its goal of $590,000 by more than $30,000.

Campus Chest Exceeds Goal

Thank you and congratulations! UT Knoxville has exceeded its 2011-12 Campus Chest goal. The Knoxville-area campaign has raised $617,165, which is 104.6 percent of the $590,000 goal. The UT Campus Chest campaign has met or exceeded its goal for twenty years.

Campus Chest Close to Goal…Still Time to Give

The University of Tennessee is now at 95.8 percent of its 2011-12 Campus Chest goal. The campaign has been extended for one final week to provide additional opportunities for employees to make pledges or one-time donations.

Campus Chest Extends its Deadline

The 2011-12 Campus Chest campaign wrapped up its official final week with pledges totaling $480,507 or 81.44 percent of the $590,000 goal. The campaign has been extended for another week to provide additional opportunity for employees to make pledges.

Honest Tea: UT Community Scores 86 Percent in Honesty Experiment

The UT Knoxville community is 86 percent honest. That’s the score the campus received in the Honest Campus experiment staged by Honest Tea, the nation’s top-selling organic bottled tea company. The company set up an unmanned, pop-up tea store for three hours on Wednesday on the east end of the Johnson-Ward Pedestrian Mall, near Hodges Library.