Current Partner Agencies
2012-2013 Partner Agencies
Purpose: Helps underprivileged children by providing books and by
placing volunteer reading role models in targeted schools and organizations
Purpose: Founded in 1891 to provide affordable high-quality child care,
for at-risk children in a nurturing environment while empowering families to
reach their potential.
Junior League Home at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Purpose: The Junior League of Nashville’s Home for Crippled Children, established
in 1923, was the genesis for Vanderbilt University Children’s Hospital.
Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital remains one of the most respected pediatric
facilities in the country and is dedicated to meeting the unique healthcare
needs of children, from newborn to young adult, and their families.
McNeilly Center for Children
Purpose: Provides affordable, quality childcare to
children ages 6 weeks to 12 years whose parents are working, in job training,
or in school. Parenting education and social services are provided for the
families of enrolled children.
Contact: Amy Spann
Purpose: Provides the children, families and educators of Middle
Tennessee with extraordinary shared theatrical experiences that inspire
imagination and develop creativity.
Purpose: In addition to promoting reading and lifelong learning, offers puppet shows by
Wishing Chair Productions seen by 5,000 children each month.
Purpose: Provides multiple programs to help young people move into a happy, healthy and
Purpose: Preston Taylor provides an after
school and mentoring program for at-risk children to help them discover and
pursue their dreams and develop a love for learning.
Purpose: To provide an excellent dance education with a Christian focus
to children from low income families or children who are considered 'at risk.'
We support "Rejoice School of Ballet" in East Nashville. Every child
on the free or reduced lunch program receives a full scholarship.
Purpose: Nashville’s first, largest and most comprehensive recovery
community for mothers with addictions and their children. Renewal House has a
long-term residential program focused on recovery while also providing life
skills training, vocational assistance and parenting education.
Purpose: The Ronald McDonald House provides a home away from home for families
with critically ill children receiving inpatient or outpatient medical treatment at a Nashville area
Purpose: Saddle Up! could not operate without the dedicated help of an
army of volunteers from our community. There are numerous positions that
require a wide varietyof talents.
Purpose: Safe Haven Family Shelter empowers Middle Tennessee homeless
families with children to achieve lasting self-sufficiency, with a goal to
reduce and eventually eliminate family homelessness in Middle Tennessee.
Purpose: strives to enrich the lives of children in inner city Nashville
by encouraging them to reach their full potential. Through daily programs such
as tutoring, summer camp, a basketball league, job skills training, and other
recreational and cultural activities, low-income children are given a positive
alternative to the streets and opportunities for a bright future.