Grizzlies Give Back

7th Annual Grizzlies Give Back Week &
3rd Annual Grizzlies Give Back 5K
April 29th through May 5th, 2017

What is it Grizzlies Give Back?

  • Rocky Top’s ONLY fundraiser

  • A purely philanthropic fundraiser that generates money and resources for families in need or in crisis throughout the Rocky Top community

How does it help?

  • Provides meals for families in November

  • Provides holiday gifts for families in December

  • Provides summer reading materials in May

  • Provides gifts to students and families when students are hospitalized

  • Provides coats, backpacks, shoes, etc. throughout the year

  • Provides school supplies in August and throughout the year

  • Provides gas cards, grocery gift cards and entertainment gift cards throughout the year

What are the events and activities?

  • Nightly fundraisers throughout the week at local restaurants

  • Daily in-school fundraisers (ex: $1/day to wear a hat)

  • Coin drive throughout the week as core competition (ex: teacher in a dunk tank!)

  • Student and community dodgeball tournament on Wednesday after school ($10/student, 6-8 students per team)

  • Pizza ’n Paint evening on Wednesday ($25/person)

  • Online auction open to ANYONE for bidding

  • Community 5K Run/Walk ($30/participant) Kick off Grizzlies Give Back Week by joining us for this opportunity to RUN, WALK or HIBERNATE in support of community families in need! This fun community event is a fun way to exercise with a great group of people. Each registration comes with a FREE t-shirt and we'll have music, raffle prizes, and medals for age group winners so don't miss it! Saturday, April 29th 2017 Online Registration Available NOW - Click HERE!

How can I help?

  • Donate items for the auction by contacting, then bid online

  • Eat at the participating restaurants on the fundraising nights

  • Create a dodgeball team and join in the fun

  • Send all your coins to school with your kiddos

  • Join us for Pizza ‘n Paint

  • Make a general donation to Grizzlies Give Back (Check made out to Rocky Top Middle School with Grizzlies Give Back in the memo line

  • Get everyone you know to sign up for the 5K race and run in it yourself

  • Choose to be a 5K T Shirt Orange, Blue or White Sponsor

5K Sponsorship Categories

Orange $1,000+

Blue $500 to $1,000

White $300 to $500

Large logo on shirts, one shirt, free race registration, company featured on website and News from the top, advertising/coupons in grab bag

Medium logo on shirts, one shirt, mention on News From the Top, advertising/coupons in grab bag

Small logo on shirts, one shirt, advertising/coupons in grab bag

Click below to watch a video of how Grizzlies Give Back has helped a few of our 
Rocky Top families in need!

Grizzlies Give Back 2017

Grizzlies Give Back 5K

GGB 2016 5K