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Great Volunteer Stories

October 18, 2017

Helping Children Succeed in School—and Life!

With a passion for helping children learn and excel, Judy Davis volunteered with one of Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. Assigned to a first grade class, she s...

October 11, 2017

Joyfully Serving the Community—St. Luke’s Community House During Christmas

Community volunteer Betti Lose goes above and beyond in everything she does, including assisting at St. Luke’s Community House where sh...

September 6, 2017

Horsing Around–Good for Kids and Volunteers

“Mom, go ride your horse—you’ll be a nicer person!” For years, family members knew the value of horseback riding for Crys Zinkiewicz. Being outside, with her horse, r...

August 30, 2017

American Dolls–Recipients of One-of-a-Kind Handmade Outfits

Paulette Broadbent isn’t your average seamstress.  She has been sewing since she was twelve years old.  Her grandmother and mother knew this seemingly...

July 26, 2017

Splendid animals, horses capture attention. But did you know that horses can also work a bit of magic? With the help of volunteers, of course! Saddle Up! is one example. Delighting and serving 275 children wit...

June 14, 2017

When a baby’s start in life is rough, intensive loving is part of the care. Holding, rocking, humming—all good “medicine” volunteers provide. Meet Bill Farris who volunteers with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s H...

May 17, 2017

Purposeful Ministry—Project Transformation

As a year-round Fellow with Project Transformation Tennessee, Taylor Davenport has been inspired by the many volunteers (homework helpers, encouragers, and mentors) in...

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