Thank you for your interest in Checkerboard Children’s Charities of East Tennessee! Your support is VERY MUCH APPRECIATED!

About C3ET

Checkerboard Children’s Charities is a 501C-3 non-profit organization engaged in volunteering and fund-raising efforts to support children’s charities in the greater Knox County area and Eastern Tennessee.

Our mission is focused on addressing the fundamental needs of at-risk children in four key areas:

    • Health and Wellness
    • Food and Nutrition
    •         Housing and Shelter
    •         Clothing and Necessities


2022 Benefit Ride

This year’s Benefit Ride was once again to benefit East Tennessee Children’s Hospital and we were able to raise $2,500 in support of the Adopt-A-Family program!

2022 Knox Derby Day Check Presentations

Following our most successful Knox Derby Day yet, we were able to present 3 checks to very deserving local establishments that are making a difference in children’s lives. The first check was presented to Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding (STAR) for $8,000. Then we presented a check to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital Volunteer Services for …



Upcoming Events

Date Event Name More Info
May 6, 2023 Knox Derby Day
July 12, 2023 Cards for Kids

Past Events

Date Event Name  
October 2, 2022 C3ET Benefit Ride 2022
May 7, 2022 Knox Derby Day 2022
February 17, 2022 Mingle for a Cause
October 24, 2021 C3ET Benefit Ride at The Shed  
May 4, 2019 Knox Derby Day  
November 7, 2018 Celebrity Bartender
May 5, 2018 Knox Derby Day
March 31, 2018 Derby Hat Party
February 28, 2018 C3ET Pint Night by Casual Pint Northshore and Sweetwater Brewing


The best way to get in touch with us is via e-mail. Please direct inquiries to our general inbox at the following address: info@c3et.org and we’ll respond as quickly as possible.

Thank you!