At The IT Company, two of our core values are to invest in others and to have fun. At our upcoming event, Poker With Purpose, that is exactly our intention!

May 9th will be The IT Company’s first ever Poker With Purpose. We will be opening our doors to the public to take part in a Texas Hold-Em Poker Tournament. And the best part of the tournament is that all proceeds will be going to charity! We are hopeful that this event will be a huge success, allowing Poker With Purpose to become a regularly scheduled tournament series, in which we can benefit lots of local charities.  

The IT Company is honored to announce that for our first event, we have elected to donate the proceeds to our good friends at Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee!

Second Harvest Foodbank is an organization leading the effort to compassionately feed East Tennessee’s hungry and engage the community in the fight against hunger. Choosing to donate proceeds to Second Harvest was an easy choice for us. The IT Company loves everything Second Harvest stands for and the work that they are doing to help our Knoxville community.

There are approximately 200,000 hungry people in East Tennessee right now. We are excited for the opportunity to use the proceeds from Poker With Purpose to be a part of helping feed some of those people. 

For every $1 donated, 3 meals can be provided.  So with your $20 entry fee in the tournament alone, you will provide 60 meals!!!  How incredible is that? We are allowing re-buys for the first hour of the tournament, so if Lady Luck is not on your side, and you lose all of your chips, you can rebuy for $20 and provide 60 more meals. Talk about a Win-Win!

We will be giving out prizes for 1st and 2nd place, as well as a host of other prizes given out throughout the night! Food and Drink will be provided. 

Poker With Purpose would not be possible without all of our incredible sponsors. Thank you Hard Knox Pizza, Pop Fizz Productions and Hardin Valley Eyecare & Optical for partnering with us!

So come on out to our office (16 Emory Place. Suite 100) on May 9th from 6-9PM for a good game of poker, good food, good community and an all around good time. Join us in joining Second Harvest in their fight against hunger in East Tennessee.

Sign up for the tournament today! 

If you are interested in additional sponsorship opportunities for Poker With Purpose, contact Cody Crowell at ccrowell@theitco.net. We would love to get you involved.