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How Permanent Housing Fuels Family Success

How Permanent Housing Fuels Family Success

Summer has arrived! During the first half of the year, The Family Collective has been busy (as always!) amplifying the mission of United Way, building strategic partnerships, and acting as a catalyst for systems change. Within our team and community partnerships,...
Housing Crisis: The Growing Need for Rental Assistance

Housing Crisis: The Growing Need for Rental Assistance

Do you need help with your rent or mortgage payment?Click here to learn about local organizations that could help. Like many workplaces, United Way keeps an eye on keywords and service requests that help our neighbors find our programs and funded partners. We’ve...
YLS Member Spotlight: Alicia Fligg

YLS Member Spotlight: Alicia Fligg

United Way of Greater Nashville’s Young Leaders Society (YLS) is a network of over 700 young professionals who are passionate about the work of United Way and giving back to their community. As a group, YLS members donate over $1 million annually to United Way through...
PHS Member Spotlight: Sarah Brown

PHS Member Spotlight: Sarah Brown

Named for Patricia Hart, a Williamson County resident and longtime community volunteer, the Patricia Hart Society provides opportunities for its members to lend their time, talents and energy to supporting United Way’s early childhood education and literacy work....
How to determine if you have enough to save after bills are paid

How to determine if you have enough to save after bills are paid

Last week during a Financial Empowerment Center one-on-one counseling session, a participant made the following comment, “It’s like, why even bother to save this amount? After all of my bills are paid, this amount is not worth the effort to transfer into...
Your Questions Answered: A Look at Overhead

Your Questions Answered: A Look at Overhead

In the evolving world of nonprofit management, there are all kinds of financial metrics that measure performance and accountability. As we engage with corporate partners, recurring and potential donors, people often ask, “What is your overhead?” In other words:...
The Powerful Benefits of Volunteering

The Powerful Benefits of Volunteering

Volunteering offers more than just lending a helping hand. It’s a path to personal growth and community impact. Looking for a reason to volunteer? Here are some “whys”. 1. Volunteering is good for both your physical and mental health. Studies have shown that...
More Than 100 Served During Tornado Relief Community Event

More Than 100 Served During Tornado Relief Community Event

Hands On Nashville and the Nashville VOAD teamed up to make a powerful impact in our community by hosting a relief event for the survivors of the December 9 tornadoes. As families arrived, they were greeted with open arms and a warm meal thanks to the incredible...
Supporting Our Neighbors’ Recovery

Supporting Our Neighbors’ Recovery

Helping communities respond, recover and rebuild. Donate We’ve rounded up resources from organizations and businesses offering support to Middle Tennesseans impacted by the recent storms. This is not an exhaustive list, but we hope that it helps our neighbors as they...
Stopping Nashville’s Family Homelessness Crisis

Stopping Nashville’s Family Homelessness Crisis

485 families. As we write, that’s how many families are experiencing homelessness in our community. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, slightly more than 200 families were on the Metro Nashville Coordinated Entry by-name list, the list which is used in our community to...
Three Numbers You Should Know

Three Numbers You Should Know

911 is a national emergency number that has been around for decades and adopted by many countries. In recent years, city and state governments across the U.S. have adopted additional three-digit telephone numbers to help individuals and families navigate crisis and...