Volunteer Ministry Center Celebrates Two Decades

Knoxville (WVLT) -- An agency that helps the homeless, mentally ill, and poor get back on their feet, is celebrating a milestone.

The Volunteer Ministry Center celebrated their 20th Anniversary today.

Ginny Weatherstone, the ministry's chief executive officer says they will continue to work to not just give people a hot meal, but also help them become self sufficient.

"We're taking that a step further with helping people get into housing and becoming productive and happier citizens of our city," Weatherstone said.

A new building is under construction on Broadway that will house their crisis counseling program, clinic, and day resource center.

They're also restoring the Old Fifth Avenue Motel into a permanent housing.


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