Our mission is to Empower, Connect, & Support East TN LGBTQ+ communities

Learn about our passionate team, and how you can help!


Helping Only Take 4 Clicks!

Please take a moment to help Appalachian OUTreach earn money through using your Kroger Rewards Card! 

The steps are: 

1. Login to your Kroger account

2.  Choose "Community Rewards" from the menu on the left

3. Enter BX457 in the "Find An Organization" field

**hint - if Appalachian OUTreach doesn't come up, try searching for BX457 a couple of times. 3rd time was the charm for me

4. Click the enroll button, which is below the search field, you will see 

"Appalachian Outreach

547 W Lamar Alexander Pkwy

Maryville, TN 37802" 

And a blue "Enroll" button.

That's it! Just use your Kroger card while you shop and you can help our organization raise money to continue providing programs and services, helping people get connected to resources, spread happiness and positivity, and show Tennessee that we are strong together!

Thank you,

Shannon Brown

Appalachian OUTreach President

About Appalachian OUTreach:


Appalachian OUTreach Mission Statement

Appalachian OUTreach Mission Statement

Appalachian OUTreach Mission Statement

 Empower, connect, and support the East Tennessee lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people through the provision of safe and healthy, inclusively welcoming and affirming programs and respect for partnerships, which promote community building, resource development, and education for all. 


Whom We Serve

Appalachian OUTreach Mission Statement

Appalachian OUTreach Mission Statement

 Appalachian OUTreach is committed to the needs of the LGBTQ+ communitiy in the East TN/Appalachia Area. 


Our Vision

Appalachian OUTreach Mission Statement

Our Vision

Our vision is to impact change for all LGBTQ+ individuals, families, children, teens, and adults living in the East Tennessee area. 

Our mission and vision are carried out by passionate, philanthropic members of the LGBTQ+ community who are have a strong desire to make a difference. 

If you are interested in making a difference as a board member, volunteer, or through donations, please  email us!

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