Eddie Young, Executive Director, Redeeming Hope Ministries
The first and third Wednesdays of each month, Redeeming Hope Ministries hosts Food in the Fort, including healthy food giveaways and ideas for low-cost home cooking.
John Moore (left) and Redeeming Hope Ministries executive director Eddie Young chat at the ministry during Food In the Fort. Young thinks it’s particularly important that those who need RHM’s services are welcome to them “without the pressure of receiving proselytizing as a prerequisite.”
Butch Eddins (right) is one of many RHM volunteers who aren’t also members of Redeemer Church. His daughter is Beth Talley, one of three who founded Food In the Fort in 2007.
Slow Food Knoxville’s Casey Littell demonstrates thrifty food options that still taste good and can be fixed with rudimentary equipment, like spinach and mushroom quesadillas. She also owns a small business, Hot Mama’s Soup.
University of Tennessee student-athlete Elizabeth Tiller assists with the Redeeming Hope voter registration drive.