Design an ugly sweater, help your neighbor

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KNOXVILLE, (Tenn) -- Creating your own ugly sweater can benefit Goodwill and its job training program.


It's part of their ugly sweater contest. Participants have to submit a picture of an ugly sweater by December 27th.

Click here to enter a sweater.

Goodwill is hosting two workshops where they'll give you tips on how to make the perfect ugly sweater.

The first is happening December 4 at Bearden Beer Market from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and the second is December 5 at Ijams Nature Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The money raised from these events supports Goodwill's job training program, which helps those facing barriers find work.

The following programs are included:

Training/Work Adjustment
Testing Services/Trial Work
Skills Training/Work Keys
Competitive Employment
Youth Services
Community Service
Families First
Summer Youth/TN Promise
Senior Aide
Non-Intensive Placement/Outreach.