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Elementary Schools Receive PeyBack Foundation Donations

Date: 12/14/2015
News Release Number: 15-131
On Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 12:45 p.m., representatives from 14 Knox County schools where a high need for assistance exists will convene in the library at Beaumont Magnet Academy (1211 Beaumont Avenue) to formally accept gift cards from Peyton Manning’s PeyBack Foundation to provide gas assistance to families during the holidays. Staff will distribute the cards to their schools’ families before winter break begins.

The gas cards will benefit families from the following Knox County elementary schools: Beaumont Magnet Academy, Belle Morris, Christenberry, Dogwood, Green Magnet Academy, Inskip, Lonsdale, Maynard, Norwood, Pond Gap, Sarah Moore Greene Magnet Academy, Spring Hill, South Knoxville, and West View.

This year’s donation from the PeyBack Foundation is valued at $15,000; bringing the total donated to the Knox County Schools over the past eight years, to more than $140,000.
About the PeyBack Foundation:
Denver Broncos Quarterback Peyton Manning established the PeyBack Foundation in 1999 to promote the future success of disadvantaged youth by assisting programs that provide leadership and growth opportunities for children at risk. Since its inception, the PeyBack Foundation has made an impact of more than $10 million through its grants and programs for at risk youth in Colorado, Indiana, Louisiana and Tennessee. For more information about the PeyBack Foundation, visit
Point of Contact at Knox County Schools are
Melissa Ogden, 594-1905 or
Abbey Harris, 594-2972, or
Excellence for All Children
Twitter: @knoxschools