Big Brothers Big Sisters holding fundraising event in Knoxville


KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee is hosting its third annual Cash for Kids’ Sake event in the hopes of raising more funds to further one-to-one mentoring.

The event is a reverse raffle and silent/live auction presented by Graham Corporation and will take place Thursday, October 8, at the Foundry. Emcees include Voice of the Vols and former Big Brother Bob Kesling and WATE 6 On Your Side reporter and current Big Sister Kayla Strayer.

Tickets are $250, which includes entry for two guests and dinner. The grand prize winner will be the last ticket drawn and will win $15,000. There are additional cash giveaways throughout the evening. Auction items include Caribbean vacations, weekend getaways, tailgate packages, health and spa packages and more.

Purchase a ticket by going to or calling Alli Damas at (865) 523-9455.

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