Next Step Initiative Hosts Second Block Party

Next Step Initiative is hosting another “Block Party under the Bridge,” this time in South Knoxville.

 

Next Step Initiative is a non-profit organization focusing on providing services to those who are homeless or addicted to illegal substances. This upcoming Party will be held on Saturday, July 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Sam Duff Park, 4060 Chapman Highway.

 

This free event is a collaborative effort of various non-profits in the Knoxville area to provide services, entertainment, food, and art. There will be Hepatitis A vaccines, HIV/HCV testing, birth control education, wound care, Narcan training, voter registration, and more offered.

 

All are welcome to attend. Community members are encouraged to show their support through attending and/or donating to the event.

 

In May 2019, more than 10 organizations worked with Next Step Initiative to host a “Block Party under the Bridge” under the bridge located across near KARM on N. Broadway. The event was a huge success.

 

An East Knoxville version of the “Block Party under the Bridge” will be held Saturday, September 28, 2019. More details to follow in upcoming newsletters.

 

For more, contact Rebecca Parr of Next Step Initiative at 566-1653.

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