The Junior League of Nashville is building a better Nashville through committing volunteers and financial support to the following community projects during our 2022-2023 year.
Aventura Community School is a new FREE public K-8 bilingual (English/ Spanish) school in Southeast Nashville offering a project-based learning approach and a focus on global competence. Aventura has strategically chosen its location in the most diverse community of Nashville, and students will develop biliteracy in English and Spanish during the critical early years when the brain has the greatest plasticity and potential for acquiring language.
Book’em creates a more literate Nashville by helping economically disadvantaged children from birth through high school discover the joy and value of reading.
McNeilly Center for Children provides high quality, aﬀordable early care and education for low-income and at-risk children ages 6 weeks – 5 years whose parents are working, in job training or in school, and further provides parenting education and social services for the families of enrolled children. McNeilly oﬀers high quality, literacy focused early education programs for children living in poverty – giving low-income and at-risk children access to educational support programs that are not otherwise available to them.
Preston Taylor Ministries empowers Preston Taylor children and youth to discover and live their dreams, develop a love for learning, and build friendships.
Safe Haven Family Shelter empowers Middle Tennessee homeless families with children to achieve lasting self-sufficiency. Safe Haven Family Shelter, for 37 years, has served as the premier shelter-to-housing program in Middle Tennessee that keeps families together while facing and experiencing homelessness.
Youth Villages is dedicated to helping children and families live successfully.
End Slavery TN promotes healing of human trafficking survivors and strategically confronts slavery in our state.
Oasis Center is where youth grow, thrive, and create positive change in their lives and in our communities.
Monroe Harding provides resources for Homes, Healing, and Opportunity vital in helping young people succeed. Through foster families and Supportive Housing programs, Monroe Harding provides safe, loving and supportive homes.
Renewal House provides specialized addiction treatment to women and their children. We are the only long-term residential addiction treatment program in Middle Tennessee that treats women and their children together.
The Junior League of Nashville’s Home for Crippled Children, established in 1923, was the genesis for the Children’s Hospital. The Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt 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.