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Franklin Entrepreneur Honored for Volunteerism (Allstate Foundation)

Posted 08/20/2015

Imagine taking a precious baby into your home, caring for her as your own, getting attached, then placing her with another adoptive family a few months later. That's what Franklin Allstate Agency Owner Calvin Bishop and his wife, Cathy, have done for Mercy Ministries and Catholic Charities of Tennessee with 12 infants over the past three years. Bishop also devotes time to … read more >>




United Way and the Power of Partnership in Nashville (Lisa Hooker Campbell and Eric Dewey for The Tennessean)

Posted 08/19/2015

Catholic Charities of Tennessee is proud to be a United Way of Metropolitan Nashville partner, working together to make good things happen in our community. We truly appreciate the program support and insights we receive from United Way and its "investors" throughout the area. Thank you!In a city like Nashville, where the entrepreneurial spirit thrives and … read more >>




Charities Program Receives Grant from Peyton Manning's Foundation (Tennessee Register)

Posted 08/14/2015

Catholic Charities of Tennessee has received a $7,500 grant from Peyton Manning's PeyBack Foundation for the South Nashville Family Resource Center's "Recipes for Success" tutoring program. The funds will be used to purchase iPad Minis for the program and school supplies and backpacks for program participants."Technology grants are often hard to … read more >>




Catholic Charities Receives Grant to Help Homeless Families (Tennessee Register)

Posted 08/14/2015

Catholic Charities of Tennessee has received a $27,000 Emergency Solutions Grant award from the Metropolitan (Nashville/Davidson County) Development and Housing Agency to support the agency's work to rapidly rehouse homeless families through its Family Empowerment program."The grant is to be used to rapidly rehouse individuals housed in shelters or living on … read more >>




New Trade Organization Aims to Make Nashville a Center for American Fashion Production: The Nashville Fashion Alliance takes cues from the CFDA (Chantal Fernandez, Fashionista)

Posted 08/04/2015

If you want to be an actor, move to Los Angeles; if you want to form a start-up, move to San Francisco; if you want to be a fashion designer, move to New York; and if you want to be a songwriter, move to Nashville. Or, at least, that was true once upon a time. While the music industry continues to be the strongest economy in Nashville, the city is also proving itself to be … read more >>




New Trade Organization Aims to Make Nashville a Center for American Fashion Production: The Nashville Fashion Alliance takes cues from the CFDA

Posted 08/04/2015

If you want to be an actor, move to Los Angeles; if you want to form a start-up, move to San Francisco; if you want to be a fashion designer, move to New York; and if you want to be a songwriter, move to Nashville. Or, at least, that was true once upon a time. While the music industry continues to be the strongest economy in Nashville, the city is also proving itself to be … read more >>




The Nashville Fashion Alliance is making Music City's resources more available -- while advocating for economic development and job creation within Tennessee. (Lauren Finney, Nashville Lifestyles Magazine)

Posted 08/01/2015

"I participated in the [fundraising] of $75 million for starting a bank, and it was much easier than raising $100,000 on Kickstarter," laughs Van Tucker, CEO of the Nashville Fashion Alliance, a trade organization for the local fashion industry that met its funding goal this past May. The former banking exec - she cofounded Avenue Bank - is simply doing what she … read more >>




Refugees Can Carry Impact of Trauma to New Home (Andy Telli, Tennessee Register)

Posted 07/31/2015

For decades, Nashville has been a port to welcome refugees from around the world. Some were fleeing political or ethnic persecution. Some were tortured. Some lost members of their family. All have lost their home.Whether they are coming to the United States directly from a country at war or they've spent years in a refugee camp, all refugees "have experienced … read more >>




IN OUR WORDS: Relaxation Tips, Catholic Charities' Counseling Staff

Posted 07/28/2015

Catholic Charities' counselors have come together to pool -- and share! -- their thoughts on how to add some relaxation to our lives, especially as we move from the slower pace of summer to a busier fall.Many of us think of summer as a time to slow down and relax. School's out, vacations are taken, or maybe we get to loll by a river or lake somewhere. Relaxation is an … read more >>




Donna Thomas Retiring from Catholic Charities after 30 Years (Ned Andrew Solomon, Tennessee Register)

Posted 07/17/2015

At the end of July, Donna Thomas will retire from her position as department director of Caring Choices at Catholic Charities. That day represents a culmination of 30 years of serving families in Middle Tennessee and of greatly expanding the role of the agency's pregnancy and adoption counseling services.Thomas had been working as a case manager for Tennessee's Department … read more >>




Pathways to Possibilities “Phantom Luncheon” Raises $56,000

Posted 07/08/2015

Catholic Charities of Tennessee recently concluded its Pathways to Possibilities Phantom Luncheon spring fundraising initiative, reporting donations of $56,000. "The funds generated by the Pathways to Possibilities campaign are vitally important to our ability to meet our neighbors' needs," said Bill Sinclair, executive director. "We truly appreciate … read more >>




Catholic Charities of Tennessee Announces 2015-16 Board Officers, New Members

Posted 07/01/2015

The Board of Trustees for Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc. has elected officers and new members for the 2015-2016 fiscal year, according to Bill Sinclair, executive director of the agency. The terms begin on July 1. Executive Committee members for 2015-2016 are: President Fran Bedard, Director, Deloitte Tax, LLP, Primm Springs; Vice President Frederick … read more >>




IN MY WORDS: Elli Whiteway, AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer, Family Empowerment Program/Support Circles

Posted 07/01/2015

Elli Whiteway served as an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer working with the Support Circles initiative of Catholic Charities of Tennessee's Family Empowerment Program from March 2014-2015. I started this journey as someone who loved volunteering, loved the Nashville community, and, on and off since 2008, had volunteered in some role with Nashville's homeless community.Although … read more >>




Catholic Charities Awarded PeyBack Foundation $7500 Grant: Peyton Manning's Foundation to Provide iPad Minis for South Nashville Tutoring Program

Posted 07/01/2015

Catholic Charities of Tennessee has received a $7500 grant from Peyton Manning's PeyBack Foundation for the South Nashville Family Resource Center's (SNFRC) Recipes for Success tutoring program. The funds will be used to purchase iPad Minis for the program and school supplies and backpacks for the program participants."Technology grants are often hard to … read more >>




Catholic Charities Awarded MDHA $27,000 Grant: Funds will Help Rapidly Rehouse Area's Homeless

Posted 07/01/2015

Catholic Charities of Tennessee has received a $27,000 Emergency Solutions Grant award from the Metropolitan (Nashville/Davidson County) Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) to support the agency's work to rapidly rehouse homeless families through its Family Empowerment program. "The grant is to be used to rapidly rehouse individuals housed in shelters or living on … read more >>




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