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Partner Profiles

Community Partner Library

A Community Partner is a non-profit agency that has formed a partnership with the college. Over 60 organizations in the Knoxville and surrounding areas work with Pellissippi State students, faculty, and staff. Service-learning is an engaging educational experience based upon a collaborative partnership between the college and the community.

For a PDF containing Community Partners details, click here.

Please note: not all Community Partners have provided information for their profiles. Although we are constantly receiving information for our partners, updates do take time and may occur frequently. If you or your organization would like to partner with us, e-mail a service-learning facilitator today!

Amachi Knoxville

American Cancer Society

American Red Cross

Angelic Ministries

Appalachian Bear Rescue

Beardsley Community Farm

Big Brothers & Big Sisters

Blount County CAA

Blount County Habitat for Humanity

Blount County Humane Society

Boys & Girls Clubs of TN Valley

Breakthrough Knoxville

Bridge Refugee Services

Caris Healthcare


Carpetbag Theatre


Champions for a cause


Choices Resource Center

Coalition on America's Poor Health and Poverty (CAPP)

Community Action Commity

Community Law Office

Community Shares

Covenant Hospice

CoParenting Solutions

DCEA Head Start

Discover Life in America

East TN History Center

Emerald Youth Foundation

Family Justice Center

Fish Food Pantry

Florence Crittenton Agency

Friends of Literacy

Gear Up: Anderson County Schools

Girls on the Run

Glad House


Helen Ross McNabb

Hola Hora Latina

Humane Society of Tennessee Valley

Ijams Nature Center

Imagination Library

Jake Break 4 Kids

Joy of Music School

Junior Achivement

Keep Blount Beautiful (KBB)

Keep Knoxville Beautiful (KKB)

Knoxville Area Rescue Ministries (KARM)

Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC)

Knox County Public Defender's Community Law Office (CLO)

Knoxville Area Urban League (KAUL)

Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum

Knoxville Habitat for Humanity

Knoxville Museum of Art

Knoxville Opera

Knoxville Recycling Coalitation

Legal Aid of East TN (LAET)

Lost Sheep Ministries

Loudon County Habitat for Humanity

Mane Support

Manna House

Maynard Elemetary

Metropolitan Drug Commision

Mobile Meals (CAC)

Morning Pointe

Oak Ridge Animal Shelter

Operation Backyard

Race 4 the Cure

Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps

Rufus H Smith Jr. Housing Foundation

Salvation Army

Second Harvest Food Bank of East TN


Sexual Assault Center of East TN

Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding (STAR)

Smoky Mountain Blues Society

Smoky Mountain Service Dogs

Special Spaces


Teen Challenge

Therapeutic Riding Academy of Knoxville (TRAK)

United States Citizens Aiding Veterans (U.S.C.A.V.)

United Way

UT Hospice

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Volunteers of America

Wesley House


Yoke Youth Ministries