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Our office is open Monday through
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

P: (731) 422-1816
F: (731) 422-1872

Physical Address
1341 North Highland Avenue
Jackson, TN  38301

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 2086
Jackson, TN  38302


About the Community

Dyer County ran their first ever campaign in 1992 and since that time has gone on to raise over $9.15 Million.  In 2009 Lake County was addded to establish a Region.  There is a local Advisory Board responsible for overseeing the raising and investing of dollars into the community.

We are dependent on over 57 companies, organizations and government entities that run annual campaigns with their employees to raise funds.  With these companies and other individuals that give directly we have over 2,200 people that annually give to the campaign.  It is because of this generosity that we are able to reach out and lift up the Dyer and Lake communities through local programs that are getting amazing results and making a positive impact on the needs of our neigbors, co-workers and family members.

Board and Cabinet Members
Jeff Agee - First Citizens National Bank
Dr. Karen Bowyer - Dyersburg State Community College
Steve Bullard - Caterpillar
Reni Bumpas - Life Choice
Karen Burns - District Attorney’s Office
Hughes Clardy
Don Crews - First South Bank
Cheraton Donner Dykes - Blossoms Flowers
Neal Durbin - Dyersburg City Schools
Brooke Emery - Union University & Dyersburg Mall
Joe Emery - First Citizens National Bank
Joe Enoch - Enoch & Associates
Andrew Harrington - First Citizens National Bank
Anita Hart - State Farm
David Hayes - Security Bank
Shari Heathcott - Family Practice Clinic
Allen Hester - Dyersburg Chamber of Commerce
Mayor John Holden - City of Dyersburg
Jeff Jones - Dyer County Highway Department
T.J. Jones - Circuit Court Clerk
Mike Kroeger - Firestone
Steve Lang - Dyersburg Electric System
John Lannom - Attorney At Law
Jason Leonard - Hillshire Brands
Ray Lowrance - Forcum Lannom Contractors, Inc.
Reverend Gary Meade - St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
Randy Prince - Dentist 
David Taylor - Centex Engineering & Construction
Aaron Tiede - Nordyne
David Wagner - AMTECK
Kurt Walker - PolyOne
York Walker - RFW Group
Danny Watson - First State Bank
Larry White - White & Associates
Molly Williams - Ashley Ashley & Arnold
Patrick Williams - Johnson & Williams Funeral Home
Katie Winchester - First Citizens National Bank
Ben Youree - Dyersburg Regional Hospital
Partner Agencies

Adult Education - Dyer County
High School Equivalency Prep Class - $9,000

American Red Cross of the Mid-South
Disaster Cycle Services - $6,500

Aspell Recovery Center / T.A.M.B.
Recovery Center - $4,500

Boy Scouts - West TN Council
Comprehensive Youth Development - $3,800

C. S. Patterson Training & Habilitation Center
Family Support - $18,000

Carl Perkins Child Abuse Center
Relative Caregiver - $2,500

Community Cancer Fund
Health/Cancer Assistance - $13,500

Crimestoppers of Dyer County
Rewards for Tips on Crime - $7,000

Damascus, Inc
Day Care Recovery for Men - $7,500

Dream Factory
Granting Dreams for Ill Children - $10,659

Girl Scouts - Heart of the South
Leadership Training - $2,500

Habitat for Humanity - Dyer County
Building Affordable Homes - $15,000

Treatment & Recovery Center - $500

JCIL / Jackson Center for Independent Living
Accessible Housing - $3,000

Life Choices
Medical Clinic Services - $9,500

Matthew 25:40
Financial Crisis Intervention - $75,000
Women & Children Shelter - $19,711

Northwest Safeline
Crisis Hotline - $4,000
Emergency Services - $9,000

Office on Aging - Dyer County
Homemaker - $3,000
Personal Care - $3,500 
Physical Fitness - $2,500
Respite - $4,000
VA Transportation - $7,000

Rescue Squad - Dyer County
Medical & Emergency Services - $12,000

Salvation Army - Dyer County
Critical Poverty Feeding Operation - $24,500

STAR Center
Assistive Technology Services - $1,500

Tennessee Rehabilitation Center at Dyersburg
Vocational Evaluation - $3,500
Job Placement - $3,000
Employment Development - $7,000

Therapy & Learning Center
Pediatric Therapy Services - $1,000

Transitional Housing - $9,500

YMCA - Dyer County
Scholarships for Health - $5,000
Youth Sports Scholarships - $5,000
Summer Feeding Program - $17,500

Local Supporters
Ashley Ashley & Arnold
AT&T Tennessee
Blossoms Flowers & Gifts
Bradshaw and Company
Burks Beverage
Cable One
Camden Gravel Company
Cargill Incorporated
Chamber of Commerce Dyer
Choctaw Transportation Company
City of Dyersburg
Colonial DPP
Community Cancer Fund
Cupples, J & J Company
Developmental Skills Center
Dyer County Employees
Dyer County Highway Department
Dyer County Schools
Dyer County State Employees
Dyersburg City Schools
Dyersburg Electric System
Dyersburg Regional Hospital
Dyersburg State Community College
Enterprise Rent A Car
Firestone Industrial Products
First Citizens National Bank
First South Bank
First State Bank
Forcum Lannom Contractors
Ford Construction
Habitat for Humanity
Heckethorn Manufacturing
JC Penney
Liberty National Life
Matthew 25:40
Nationwide Insurance
NSK Industries
Regions Bank
RFW Group
Sara Lee
Security Bank
SRG Global
Tigrett and Pennington
Transitions of Dyer County
Trunkline Gas Company
United Parcel Service
White and Associates
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