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(731) 422-1816 or

Contact Us

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

Weakley County ran their first ever campaign in 1986 and since that time has gone on to raise over $3 Million.  There is a local Advisory Board responsible for overseeing the raising and investing of dollars into the community.

We are dependent on over 23 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 850 people that annually give to the campaign.  It is because of this generosity that we are able to reach out and lift up the Weakley community 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 & Cabinet Members
Advisory Board
Charley Deal (Board Chair) - UT Martin
Alice Barron (Community Impact Chair) - First State Bank
Janet Elliott (Past Board Chair) - MTD Products
Bobby German (Secretary)
Betty Baker - We Care Ministries
Steve Baker - MTD Products
Shelly Bowers - WCMES 
Suzie German
Frank Gibson
Dorothy Gillon - UT Martin
Richard Guthrie - Heartland Fasteners
John Pitcher - Parker Hannifin
Dr. Thomas Rakes - UT Martin
David Sudberry - WLJT
Steve Vantrease - UTAA
Partner Agencies

American Red Cross - Mid West TN Chapter
Single Family Disaster Relief - $1,000

Boy Scouts - West TN Council
Comprehensive Youth Development - $651

Carl Perkins Center Child Abuse Center
Relative Caregiver - $1,000
Child Advocacy - $2,200

Carroll Academy
Day Services - $2,500

Girl Scouts - Heart of the South
Leadership Training - $100

Gleason Senior Center
Healthy Living - $500

Greenfield Senior Center
Healthy Lifestyles for Seniors - $2,000
Library Summer Reading Program - $500

Infant Stimulation - UT Martin
Infant Stimulation - $1,000

Martin Housing Authority
Crossroads Teen Center - $3,500
Learning Enrichment Center - $11,500

Martin Senior Adult Center
Savvy Seniors Workshop - $1,000

Office on Aging
Dresden Senior Center - $1,000
Meals on Wheels - $10,000

Sharon Senior Citizens Center
Healthy Living - $1,000

We Care Ministries
Food Bank - $2,000
Dental & Vision - $9,000
Emergency Assistance - $22,000

Weakley County Backpack Program
Feeding Children - $10,000

Local Supporters
ANR Pipeline
AT&T Tennessee
Bank of Gleason 
City of Dresden
City of Martin
First State Bank
HealthSouth Cane Creek
Heartland Fasteners
Martin Housing Authority
MTD Products
NWTN Development District
NWTN Economic Development Council
Parker Hannifin
Regions Bank
University of Tennessee Martin
UT Federal Credit Union 
Volunteer Community Hospital
Weakley County Board of Education
Weakley County Employees
Weakley County Municipal Electric System
Weakley County State Employees
2014 St. Patrick's Day Partners

These businesses participated in our 2014
St. Patrick's day Live United Week! We
greatly appreciate their donations and
fundraising efforts.

Bank of Gleason
Essary's Convenience Store
First State Bank
Greenfield Banking Company
JJ's Quick Stop
Kountry Korner
Mathis Battery
Monograms & More
Parker Hannifin
RJ Young
Rural King 
Savant Learning Technologies
Sharon Furniture & Appliance
Thunderbolt Broadcasting
UT Federal Credit Union 
We Care Ministries

A special thanks to our Media Partners
Thunderbolt Communications
Weakley County Press
Dresden Enterprise

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