Tuesday, May 4
- The Granfalloon
- 400 E. Main Street | Chattanooga
- 5:30pm-7:00pm VIP Dinner & Concert
Wednesday, May 5
- The Chattanoogan Hotel
- 1201 Broad Street | Chattanooga
- 11:30am In-Person Luncheon
- 12:00pm Virtual Event
RISE luncheon event is an annual fundraiser which highlight's one of the many Partnership programs and brings awareness of how our community rises together to support our neighbors in need.
RISE 2021 will be showcasing Partnership's youth services program, River City Youth Collective (RCYC) and honoring distinguished community advocates who have impacted RCYC's program. RCYC's program greatly impacts the Chattanooga community and offers services in financial literacy, life skills education, education and career coaching, therapy and independent living housing for at-risk youth and young adults aging out of foster care. This hybrid event will adhere to Hamilton County face covering guidelines offering in-person seating or virtually through LIVE streaming access for the May 5 Luncheon.
The VIP Dinner and Concert on May 4 with Jimmy Wayne will be a fun, casual event that will include a light dinner and one hour concert with Jimmy Wayne at The Granfalloon. The Granfalloon offers indoor and outdoor seating, although seating is limited.
Jimmy Wayne is a former foster kid turned award-winning country recording artist whose songs and story highlight his mission to increase awareness about kids who age out of the foster care system and become homeless. Jimmy’s hits include “Do You Believe Me Now”, “Stay Gone,” “Paper Angels,” and “I Love You This Much”. In 2010 Jimmy walked halfway across America to raise awareness youth aging out of the foster care. In 2012, he lobbied to pass legislative bills extending the age of foster care from 18 to 21 in California and Tennessee. He has authored the Christmas novel Paper Angels, which became a made-for-TV movie, and Walk to Beautiful details Jimmy’s story and became a three-time New York Times bestseller and #1 bestseller at Amazon.