KNOXVILLE, TN (June 2021) – Kansas City Chiefs Offensive Lineman and former Tennessee Vol star Trey Smith teamed with UnitedHealthcare to distribute new tennis shoes and socks to 60 children participating in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee mentorship program.
Each “Little” in the local BBBS was gifted a new pair of shoes and an up-close greeting and a personal photo taken with Trey last Tuesday, June 22, at Victor Ashe Park Pavilion, 4901 Bradshaw Rd., Knoxville.
About UnitedHealthcare: UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. For more information, visit UnitedHealthcare at www.uhc.com or follow @UHC on Twitter. Steve Wilson, CEO, Employer & Individual, UnitedHealthcare of the Mid-South
About Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee: Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America’s 2019 national Agency of the Year, defends potential in children through strong and enduring, professionally supported one‐to‐one relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. Children enrolled in the program achieve measurable outcomes, in education, behaviors, aspirations, self-confidence, and relationships. Brent Waugh, CEO, Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee.
During the COVID-19 crisis — and every day – BBBS is committed to keeping kids connected through a supportive mentor and dedicated caseworkers. The agency goes one step further, linking both families and caregivers with critical services, serving those affected by food insecurity, loss of income, lack of healthcare, isolation, and anxiety due to COVID-19.