KNOXVILLE (WATE) – WATE 6 On Your Side anchor Gabriella Pagán and meteorologist Shea Sorenson will repel down a 12-story building to to benefit single mothers and their children through The Restoration House.
Over The Edge Knox is August 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Participants will rappel down 12 stories of the Langley Building in Downtown Knoxville during the event and will raise money by receiving pledges.
Participants must raise at least $1,000 for the Restoration House to rappel down the building. The organization is celebrating 10 years this year. They work with single-mother families, providing them with transitional housing while each mother focuses on career development and self-reliance.
They are also holding a free kick-boxing class. Donations from the class will go to their campaign. The class is August 20 at 1:00 p.m. at T-75 All Star Boxing Class, located at 134 North Peters Road in Knoxville. Arrive a minimum of 20 minutes early to get wraps and gloves on.