Keith Ryman Memorial Dinner

Why We Need Your Help?

Many of you in Jefferson County, East TN and the baseball world loved and respected Coach Keith Ryman! He was a man who loved to help others with special needs or those who just needed a little extra help in life....Not to mention all he did for those in in the game of baseball.

As many of you know, Keith was given a kidney transplant on December 14, 2011 by his favorite waitress at Perkins of Dandridge, Whitney Otto. This blessing allowed Keith to give us four more years of his life until his death Decemeber 27, 2015. 

In memory of Keith we have teamed up with the Knoxville Kidney Center to spread love and support for families who are suffering from kidney disease.  The Knoxville Kidney Center will host a Christmas Dinner on Decemeber 14, 2017 for more than 30 families. They will also provide gifts to these patients to ensure their holiday is special and to ensure they feel love and support. There is no doubt the support of the Knoxville Kidney Center is vital to the health of all these patients during their fight. 

How Can You Help?

From November 26 until December 7th you can come to the Perkins Restaurant in Dandridge to donate or you may give on this page. No gift is too small! Please join us in remembering Keith Ryman and making the Knoxville Kidney Center's Christmas Dinner the best yet! 

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Jeannie Underwood at (865) [phone redacted].
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