Change Center receives $10,000 grant from Zaevion Dobson Foundation

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The newly opened Change Center received a large donation from the Zaevion Dobson Memorial Foundation.

The foundation, formed in 2016 in memory of the Fulton High School student athlete Zaevion Dobson after he was shot and killed protecting friends from a gang-related shooting, presented a $10,000 check to the Change Center Sunday afternoon.

The event took place at the 4th annual "Skate for Zae Day", held at the Change Center.

The Change Center is a center-city partnership facility that resources for recreation, job initiatives, and leadership development for teens and young adults.