These Volunteer Groups have partnered with us to help build our community and keep the conversation going!
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908. It is the oldest Greek-lettered organization established by African-American college-educated women. Upsilon Psi Omega Chapter of AKA has been servicing the greater Nashville area since March 1998, through the efforts of community programs such as All About Women, Sisters Network, Nashville Rescue Mission, Relay for Life, Renewal House and many more. We are committed to “service to all mankind”.
Basics and Beyond is Nashville’s leading personal training service that offers the very best in personal fitness training, nutrition counseling and weight loss programs, post-injury exercise, athletic performance improvement, and fitness education. Since its establishment in 1993, this personal training company has remained dedicated to providing the highest level of safe and effective health and fitness services to our clients. We are committed to providing the very best fitness services available by utilizing the most current techniques and research in fitness and exercise science, sports medicine, and nutrition science. We guarantee that your exercise experience with our trainers will be better than any you have ever experienced!
Choice Family HealthCare (CFHC) practices family medicine, a medical specialty devoted to comprehensive health care to people of all ages. It is a form of primary care that provides continuing, comprehensive health care for the individual and families of all ages, gender, and diseases of the body. It is based on knowledge of the patient in the context of the family and the community, emphasizing disease prevention and health promotion. CFHC is committed to patient education and networking with other specialty to ensure quality care for their patients.
Established in 1997, CWJC of Middle TN provides education, mentoring and resources to women whose salary is below living wage and are seeking to obtain a self-sufficient life for themselves and their family. The training includes GED, Computer, Spiritual Development, Life and Job Skills, and Job Search. Each student is provided a mentor, four hours of classes a week, free childcare while attending CWJC classes, and case management. This holistic approach will provide each woman the resources and support needed for her to overcome obstacles which might prevent her from reaching personal and employment goals.
CWJC serves women of all faiths who are primarily unskilled or underemployed. Upon graduation our students demonstrate they have obtained “transformation of body, mind, heart and spirit”.
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. is a national business and professional sorority which seeks to: unite in sisterhood qualified business and professional women in order to enhance and improve the status of women in our highly complex, competitive business and professional world; promote increased interest in the broad field of business education among high school and college young women through planned programs and scholarships; encourage the development of personal goals and leadership potential; and establish and promote civic and social service activities for youth and adults.
The Hendersonville Area Chapter of Links, Inc. is among more than 273 chapters representative of over 12,000 professional women of color who are members of The Links, Incorporated. The Links, Incorporated, founded in 1946, is one of the oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African-Americans and other persons of African ancestry. Through its philanthropic arm, The Links Foundation, Incorporated, the organization has contributed more than $22 million to charitable causes since its founding. Members annually contribute more than 500,000 documented hours of hands-on service hours to assist communities throughout the United States, Africa and in developing countries. Washington, D.C. is the site of the national headquarters.
Nurses for Newborns Foundation‘s mission is to provide a safety net for families most at risk; to help prevent infant mortality, child abuse and neglect through home based programs that provide education, healthcare and positive parenting skills. Nurses for Newborns Foundation has programs that serve teen moms, moms that are mentally or physically challenged, infants that are sick, and general population families that are in need. In addition to the medical component of our programs we assist families in getting connected with any additional medical, social or government services they may need. We maintain a donation bank with clothes, toys, diapers, blankets, car seats, baby beds and formula for our families that are in need. The donations come from community baby showers, school groups, formula companies, churches and individuals.
Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee (PCAT) has been preventing the abuse and neglect of Tennessee’s children for 25 years. We believe in valuing children, strengthening families, and engaging communities. We are a family of friends, professionals, volunteers, donors and parents who are preventing child abuse and neglect before it ever starts.
The Next Door is dedicated to helping women in crisis, equipping them for lives of wholeness and hope. Through residential recovery support and outpatient treatment services offered in various locations in Middle and East Tennessee, The Next Door seeks to help women, most of whom enter upon their release from incarceration, become productive, independent members of their communities. In addition to recovery support services, The Next Door’s downtown Nashville location also offers an Outpatient Treatment Program, which serves uninsured women with co-occurring disorders (substance abuse with mental health symptoms). The permanent housing facility near downtown Nashville – called the Freedom Recovery Community – provides women with co-occurring disorders, and their children, safe and secure permanent housing with recovery support services.
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