October SOUP calls for projects

Betsy PickleGet Up & Go, South Knox

Knoxville SOUP is looking for community-focused projects from throughout Knox County that could benefit from an extra helping of funds.
The next SOUP micro-funding event will take place Thursday, Oct. 24, …

America’s pastime resonates with SOUP voters

Betsy PickleSouth Knox

Knoxville SOUP – the quarterly-ish crowd-funding dinner that rewards projects that serve the community – hit a homerun Tuesday night.
Four individuals stood in front of a capacity crowd at the …

Deadline for SOUP proposals is Aug. 4

Betsy PickleFeature, South Knox

Sunday, Aug. 4, is the deadline to submit a proposal to vie for funding at the next Knoxville SOUP.
Knoxville SOUP is a grassroots organization that holds quarterly events at rotating …

SOUP takes helping neighbors to new heights

Betsy PickleSouth Knox

Here’s the thing about Knoxville SOUP. You think it’s going to be the same thing every time: a festively decorated venue, well-intentioned amateurs pitching their ideas about what they want …

SOUP highlights neighbors helping neighbors

Betsy PickleSouth Knox

The four projects vying for the pot at Knoxville SOUP on Tuesday, April 30, are small in focus but epic in thoughtfulness.

One provides free lawn-care services in lower-income/impoverished and middle-income …

SOUP supports Vestal bus shelters

Betsy PickleFeature, South Knox

In a somewhat surprising win, the latest SOUP pot stayed close to home.
Knoxville SOUP, held Tuesday at Kerbela Shriners, 315 Mimosa Ave., listened to presenters seeking funding for four projects, …