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2nd Annual Bacon at the Bear

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  The 2nd Annual “Bacon at the Bear – An Appalachian Culinary Experience” was a fabulous success.  On Saturday, August the 5th attendees came out to the Dancing Bear Lodge to support New Hope by eating amazing food inspired by Allan Benton’s famous bacon.  The amazing chefs dazzled our palates with their take on pork […]

New Hope T-Shirts

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New Hope T-Shirts  Summer is here! Order your awesome ultra soft t-shirt today for only $20! Your purchase will help support the efforts of New Hope and make a difference in the lives of Blount County children. To purchase your t-shirt contact the New Hope office at 865-981-2000 or stop by to pick one up. You […]

Hope Shines Through

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Hope Shines Through  Last Friday’s Hops for Hope was a wonderful success!  Attendees came out in support showing off their best rain gear to enjoy some awesome craft brewers and delicious food.  It was a fantastic time of  celebrating all the marvelous community support that New Hope receives from the brewers, to our volunteers, and […]

Honoring Child Abuse Prevention Month

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Honoring Child Abuse Prevention Month by: Hannah Rials Next month is National Child Abuse Prevention month in the US–a month where our country recognizes the issue that weighs so heavy our hearts and tries to raise awareness not only of the issue itself but also how to prevent abuse from happening to more children. The […]

Keeping Our Kids Loved and Safe

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Keeping Our Kids Loved and Safe By: Hannah Rials Nothing is solved, nothing is prevented with silence. Communication in our society and in our families is absolutely necessary to keep improving the world we live in. And many parents might be holding onto a stigma about having conversations about sex with their child. Teaching children […]

CNS-Y12 Community Investment Fund


New Hope, Blount County Children’s Advocacy Center is pleased to announce that our request for grant funding has been granted by CNS-Y12 Community Investment Fund through the East Tennessee Foundation.  This grant is  in support of New Hope’s forensic  interviewing program, which is the “gateway” to helping children on a path to healing.  We are […]

Tennessee Winter Beer Fest

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Making Hope Possible by: Hannah Rials It’s that time of year again! Warm yourself up in this mild winter weather with a plethora of beer options at TNWBF 2017! Join us on February 18th from 3-8 p.m. at the Carriage House in Townsend. If you’ve never been to TNWBF, or you’ve been and you don’t […]

New Hope in a New Year

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New Hope in a New Year In the Scottish poem, “Auld Lang Syne,” Robert Burns writes: Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? It is certain that as we continue our mission in 2017 that we will reflect upon our past and all of you who have supported our endeavor. Never forgetting your generosity of spirit […]

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