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Nashville Charitable and Nonprofit Organizations

Nashville has numerous Charity and Nonprofit Organizations that provide services for those in need. If you want information on them, then this is where you need to look.

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee oversees more than 770 charitable funds, providing customized philanthropic solutions with flexibility for donors, nonprofit organizations and the community.

Cottage Cove
Cottage Cove, a non-profit, is an after-school program with an expanded program throughout the summer months, offered free of charge to children living in the “at-risk” neighborhoods of Nashville, Tennessee. This ministry teaches and encourages children to break free of their circumstances to excel further in life.

Dining Out For Life
Dining Out For Life is an International event. Just click on the state of Tennessee and it will take you into the details for this event.

Giving Matters
A program of the Community Foundation, Giving Matters provides detailed information about most all of Middle Tennessee's non-profit organizations and you can even make an online donation there too.

L'Ete du Vin- Wine events
L'Ete du Vin is the oldest charity wine auction outside of the wine producing region. For over 27 years they have sponsored wine auctions, tastings and events to raise money for cancer research and treatment.

Lisa Ross Parker Foundation
The Lisa Ross Parker Foundation provides support for patients and families touched by blood-related cancers and they also support animal welfare organizations.

Monroe Harding Children's Home
Monroe Harding continues to change young people’s lives every day. Founded in 1893 as an orphanage, Monroe Harding now serves children and youth who are in state’s custody. Their programs include Foster Care, Cooperative and Independent Living, and a Resource Center for older youth. Their range of services includes education, vocational skills, relationship building, spiritual formation, health & wellness, and - most importantly - the guidance and support of a caring adult in a safe and stable home.

Nashville Area American Red Cross
The Nashville Area American Red Cross, a non-profit organization, has a year-round need for blood donations and volunteers. This organization provides health and safety training, emergency social services to the military, CPR Training and much more.

Nashville Christian Women's Job Corps
The purpose of Christian Women’s Job Corps is to equip women for life and employment with basic life skills necessary for self-sufficiency, CWJC of Nashville does this by offering women in need "A Hand Up, Not a Hand Out."

Nashville Rescue Mission
The Nashville Rescue Mission feeds, clothes, and assists people, but it is not a social agency. It is a ministry of the Lord to meet the physical and material needs in order to get a chance to meet the needs of the spiritual.

Predators Give and Go Program
Season tickets holders that are unable to use their tickets to a future Predators game can donate them through this Give and Go Program, and in turn receive a tax credit for the donation. These donated tickets are then distributed by the Predators Foundation to non-profit organizations in the community.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Nashville
Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee opened its doors in 1978. The purpose of the organization is to provide a central distribution center for companies, groups, and individuals who wished to help provide food for Middle Tennessee’s hungry.

Nashville based, Soles4Souls started out simply as one mans idea and vision to help those in need and has found it’s own niche by simply providing those in need with new and used footwear.

The Little Pantry That Could
The Little Pantry That Could provides staples and fresh produce to approximately 80 to 90 families a week – people without homes, retired people, single moms and children. Helping Real People With Real Needs.

The Ronald McDonald House
The Ronald House: Equipped with 32 bedrooms all with private baths (three for the disabled), a laundry room, pantry, two kitchens, and dining rooms. The House offers families a place to come together at the end of a long day at the hospital to receive support and encouragement from other families that are in similar situations.

United Way of Metropolitan Nashville
United Way of Metropolitan Nashville is made up of hundreds of community volunteers along with full-time staff to help better our community in thousands of ways. Look in Changing Lives/Partner Agencies for an extensive listing of local charities, many with links.

Youth Encouragement Services
Youth Encouragement Services has been serving children in Nashville’s inner city for almost 50 years. YES strives to enrich the lives of underprivileged children by offering them a variety of comprehensive programs and positive role models.

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