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Great Volunteer Stories

December 26, 2018

What’s a friend? Someone with whom you can laugh, someone who helps you with little things and big things, someone who makes you feel special—that’s a friend! Jan Lockard is good at being that friend to two la...

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 28, 2018

Patients who need care and social interaction, caregivers who are stretched to the limit and need a break, and volunteer Senior Companions who step in as friends to meet both needs are all winners through the...

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).

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