What better way to get involved this spring than by dedicating your efforts to a community project? After all, Tennessee is the volunteer state! There are so many ways to benefit the area and we can’t wait to share them with you. We cover all you need to know about local volunteer opportunities, support groups, and community classes! Keep reading to learn how you can help!
Habitat for Humanity | habitatnashville.org
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville is a non-profit Christian ministry that provides the opportunity for individuals who may be going through hardship the chance to purchase an affordable home. When volunteering at Habitat for Humanity, you can work on the build site, where you will assist in the construction of the homes for individuals in need of proper housing. You may also find yourself volunteering at the ReStore, a place for individuals to purchase home decor, and furniture at a much lower cost. Whether you are organizing sold items in the backroom, or checking out individuals in line, your contributions are greatly appreciated to those building a foundation for their life. To learn more about the opportunities available click here to be redirected to their website.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee | secondharvestmidtn.org
The Second Harvest Food Bank works alongside a wide range of growers, suppliers, grocery stores, and wholesalers to provide food to over 400 non-profit organizations to aid the fight against hunger. These organizations include food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and youth programs. Whether you are looking to donate food, your time, or money you are taking steps to change someone’s life for the better. If this opportunity is of interest to you, click here to be redirected to learn more about the Second Harvest Food Bank and everything they do for Middle Tennessee.
Thistle Farms | thistlefarms.org
Thistle Farms is an organization founded by Becca Stevens that paves a path for physical, mental, and economic freedom for women survivors. This supportive group has helped women find hope, and healing in their life with different programs and opportunities. There are a few ways you can serve the community with Thistle Farms and truly make a difference in a woman’s life. We are all Amazon users when it comes to the quick shopping spree, but making an impact while doing so is an opportunity one should not pass up! When you’re checking out, you’ll have the option to designate Thistle Farms as your charity of choice and Amazon will donate a portion of your purchases to Thistle Farms. This is a great option for those looking to make a difference but may not have the time to commit to volunteer work. The Thistle Farm’s website shows volunteer work, donations, and charity events for all to join. If this is of interest to you click here to learn more.
Nashville Humane Society | nashvillehumane.org
Have a love for pets but can’t have one of your own? We have the perfect option for you! The Nashville Humane Society offers the chance to go on doggie dates and sleepovers. You can take one of their sweet pups out for the day to enjoy all Nashville has to offer, or keep them overnight to take advantage of all the cuddles! Either way, you are making this dog’s dream come true even when their journey to find their forever home is still in progress. We hope you take this chance to give some joy to a furry friend. To get involved and learn more, click here to be redirected to the Nashville Humane Society website.
Hands on Nashville | hon.org
If you’re looking for more ways to get involved, Hands on Nashville is a great way to see all the available opportunities to help out. With an advanced search, you can filter volunteer opportunities by time, date, and distance, making your community work convenient for you. Learn everything you need to know about what involvement opportunities Music City has to offer with one simple search! To check out this amazing website click here.
The Nashville Blanket Project | nashvilleblanketproject.com
The Nashville Blanket Project is a non-profit organization that sells unique, and comfortable blankets along with other merchandise. For every blanket that is purchased they support the community and give one to a neighbor in need. The Nashville Blanket Project works to combat homelessness in Nashville, providing comfort and basic human needs to those who may be without. From their efforts, more than 3,000 blankets have been donated to those in need. Whether you are looking to step up your home wardrobe or want to make a difference in the community, this is a wonderful opportunity to show your love. To shop for your next cozy purchase, or learn more about the opportunities within this organization click here.
People Loving Nashville | peoplelovingnashville.com
People Loving Nashville is an organization that was created unintentionally after a group of friends had a meal with homeless individuals on a cold evening. Their mission is to bring hope, healing, and restoration to those in need of it. People Loving Nashville offers many ways in which you can lend a helping hand. There are a few different programs People Loving Nashville provides to those in need and could use all the help they can get! Volunteer with their cold weather response group, or donate, either way you are making a huge impact in someone’s life. To learn more about this organization and the opportunities associated click here to be redirected to their website!
Local Fundraising Events
Nashville is always on the go and the opportunities to join a local fundraising event are endless. Below are some of the upcoming public fundraising events that you can check out. Spend a fun Sunday running marathons or make an impact with your support, either way you are doing something for this city that will change lives for the better.
The Frequency Center 2022 Fundraiser: April 16th, 2022, 6 – 9pm at Riverside Revival Nashville
A Decade of Dogs Fundraiser: April 23rd, 2022, 6 – 9pm at Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary
TopGolf Fundraising Event: April 24th, 2022, 2 – 5pm at TopGolf
Start Driving Stop Leukemia Poker Run: May 14th, 2022, 7:30 am – 3 pm
Change 4 Change Fundraiser: May 21st, 2022, 7:00 pm at Riverside Revival Nashville
Click here to view more fundraising events happening in Nashville this year!