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December 19, 2018

After a mental illness “blows up” and can no longer be denied (Stage 4), people often say they “knew something was wrong.” But they didn’t know what was going on or where to turn for the prevention and interve...

December 12, 2018

One in every seven people in Nashville experiences food insecurity every day. Nearly 1,000 volunteers every month have looked back on their own experiences of hunger—however brief or long—and decided that they...

December 5, 2018

For people struggling with meeting needs for food, housing, and other basics, going to the dentist feels like a luxury they simply can’t afford. But without a healthy smile, people suffer in surprising ways—p...

November 21, 2018

Johnny Rose has always loved nature. After moving to Nashville, he discovered the 3,100+ acres of the Warner Parks and spent many wonderful hours there walking with his dog or with friends. When he retired, he...

November 14, 2018

Project Connect Nashville has a heart for the poor and creates both an effective curriculum and the kinds of relationships—especially with volunteers—that help people in poverty GOSO (get out and stay out).

October 31, 2018

Volunteer Coordinator for the 3,200 acre Warner Parks, Paul Fowler points out that other natural areas—both in metro Nashville and in Tennessee's state park system, and also across the country—need volunte...

October 24, 2018

People often think that greyhounds need to be rescued from an abusive racing situation. Or they worry that such a big dog will be aggressive. Greyhound Pets of America, and volunteers like Kathy Jackson, are r...

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You can have a retirement that matters through volunteering.