Grizzlies Give Back


  • 3rd Annual Grizzlies Give Back 5K
    Saturday, April 29th 2017
    Online Registration Available SOON

    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!

    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 ($25/participant)

    How can I help?

    • Donate items for the auction 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 2016





    2016 
    Grizzlies Give Back 5K


    GGB 2016 5K




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