Born and raised in Chattanooga, Joey Thomas loves his community and says he was drawn to EMS and fire service after graduating from law school.
Retired bank president Tom Flenniken cuts the grass at Bethel Bible Village every single week and has been doing so as a volunteer for more than a decade.
Ladies of Charity Greater Good Thrift Store in Chattanooga uses new or slightly used donations to help people with food, medical expenses and utility bills.
Patricia Taylor, a mother of three and grandmother, says she survived two abusive relationships. Now, she's using her experience to help others in the similar situations.
Special Spaces Chattanooga is a nonprofit organization that redecorates bedrooms for children facing life threatening illnesses.
A nonprofit is making sure kids have a place to sleep by building beds for them. The mission is to make sure 'no kid sleeps on the floor in our town.'
A Miami woman and her baby ended up in a domestic violence shelter and someone there told her about Chattanooga Room in the Inn, which she calls the best chance she’s ever taken.
Many people in the Tennessee Valley know the name Robin Howe, an accomplished artist who is now sharing her talents with incarcerated men who are looking for a second chance.
Floyd and Deborah Richardson are special people. They've spent decades helping raise children at Bethel Bible Village. They say they are 'humbled to be part of so many lives.'
People in North Georgia can’t seem to get enough of a dancing crossing guard. He’s a school resource officer who likes to bust a move while doing his job to make kids smile.
Joe Smith has been a father figure to troubled kids in Chattanooga for years. These days, his focus has shifted from troubled kids to troubled adults.
A Chattanooga wounded warrior finds his passion in woodworking and starts a business that specializes in handcrafted American flags.
A new café in the Highland Park area is open for business, and its proceeds go toward its mission of helping women and children who are being trafficked.
Cleveland moms, Camill Howard and Lauren Haun, started Hope 4 One to provide support for foster and adoptive families in the Tennessee Valley area. Their ministry now includes a foster closet where foster families can shop for free.
Within days of the crash, the Chattanooga mom started the organization, 1N3, to educate people about the impact of drinking and driving.
Gus Issa and his team have devoted countless hours to building the St. Jude Dream Home for the past six years and helped raise millions of dollars for children with cancer.
Dolphin Riggs found a way to stay positive after being diagnosed with breast cancer and now she's helping other women do the same through a program she started called Hiking for Healing.
Despite some difficult circumstances in his life, a local man grew up to thrive and is now a Chattanooga firefighter.
The Battlegrounds Games and Comics in Dalton teamed up with Dreams and Wishes of Tennessee to grant a wish for a free shopping spree for a local cancer survivor.