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Life After Sports: Giving Back

12-08-2017

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Vanderbilt Football Team Meeting Room, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 08 @ 8:00 am
A trio of former Nashville sports greats will be the guest speakers as part of the inaugural The Sports Fund Lecture Series event. Former Tennessee Titans stars Chris Sanders and Chris Hope will be joined by Vanderbilt University basketball record-setter Shan Foster for a panel discussion... [more+]
A trio of former Nashville sports greats will be the guest speakers as part of the inaugural The Sports Fund Lecture Series event. Former Tennessee Titans stars Chris Sanders and Chris Hope will be joined by Vanderbilt University basketball record-setter Shan Foster for a panel discussion titled “Life After Sports: Giving Back”. Former Tennessee Titans safety Chris Hope played 11 seasons in the National Football League before retiring after the 2012 season. He spent six of those seasons with the Titans (2007-11), during which he was named to the Pro Bowl in 2008. The Rock Hill, S.C. native was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers out of Florida State University, where he was a two-time Academic All-American. He earned a Super Bowl championship ring with Steelers to cap the 2005 season. Former Titans wide receiver Chris Sanders was drafted by the then-Houston Oilers in 1995 and played seven seasons for the Oilers/Titans before his NFL career ended in 2002. Sanders graduated from Ohio State University, where he also was an 11-time track and field All-American. The Denver native works at Montgomery Bell Academy as an assistant football and track coach as well as athletic department liaison and admissions counseling. A native of Kenner, La., Shan Foster (pronounced Shane) retired from a five-year professional basketball career in 2013. He is the all-time leading scorer in Vanderbilt basketball history, earning consensus Southeastern Conference Player of the Year honors in 2008. Since 2015 Foster has worked at the YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee, where he serves as senior director of external affairs and director of MEND, an innovative primary prevention initiative dedicated to ending violence against women and girls in our community. [less-]
Tags:   Benefits Lectures + DiscussionsCommunity

The 11th Annual Jeffrey Steele and Friends Concert

03-12-2018

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Franklin Theatre, Franklin
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm
The Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund presents the 11th Annual Jeffrey Steele & Friends, an intimate evening hosted by Storme Warren with special guest performances by: Jeffrey Steele, Bridgette Tatum, James Otto, Lit and more to be announced! Proceeds benefit the Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund of... [more+]
The Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund presents the 11th Annual Jeffrey Steele & Friends, an intimate evening hosted by Storme Warren with special guest performances by: Jeffrey Steele, Bridgette Tatum, James Otto, Lit and more to be announced! Proceeds benefit the Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, helping overlooked and underprivileged youth by motivating them in school and in life. Jeffrey Steele and family created the Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund at The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee after Steele’s 13-year-old son passed away January 28, 2007 in a tragic accident. Steele and his family are very involved with this program, which has already made a significant impact on its participants [less-]
Tags:   Benefits CommunityMusic

2018 Nashville Fashion Week

04-07-2018

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Various Venues | Nashville, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Apr 03 @ 6:00 pm Wed, Apr 04 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Apr 05 @ 6:00 pm + 2 more dates and times

Fri, Apr 06 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Apr 07 @ 6:00 pm - less dates and times

Nashville Fashion Week (NFW) is a city-wide celebration of Nashville’s thriving fashion and retail community and its vast array of creative talent. Throughout the week, attendees can attend runway shows, educational workshops, gala and more hosted by partners of Nashville Fashion Week. NFW is... [more+]
Nashville Fashion Week (NFW) is a city-wide celebration of Nashville’s thriving fashion and retail community and its vast array of creative talent. Throughout the week, attendees can attend runway shows, educational workshops, gala and more hosted by partners of Nashville Fashion Week. NFW is founded and directed by a collaboration of fashion, retail and media professionals who have combined their passion and resources to create a volunteer event spotlighting Nashville’s growing fashion community with a sustainable focus for philanthropic support of the Nashville Fashion Forward Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. [less-]
Tags:   BenefitsCommunity

2018 The Power of the Purse® Luncheon

04-26-2018

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Music City Center, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 26 @ 11:00 am
The Power of the Purse® Luncheon and silent auction benefits The Women’s Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, which supports Middle Tennessee women and girls in need. Speaker: TBA  
The Power of the Purse® Luncheon and silent auction benefits The Women’s Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, which supports Middle Tennessee women and girls in need. Speaker: TBA   [less-]
Tags:   Benefits Lectures + DiscussionsCommunity

The Big Payback 2018

05-02-2018

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Various Venues | Nashville, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Wed, May 02 @ 12:00 am
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s The Big Payback is a 24-hour, online giving event created to increase philanthropy in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee. The goal is simple – inspire Middle Tennesseans to come together, show their pride in their communities, and contribute to... [more+]
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s The Big Payback is a 24-hour, online giving event created to increase philanthropy in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee. The goal is simple – inspire Middle Tennesseans to come together, show their pride in their communities, and contribute to support the life-changing work of local nonprofit organizations.  In its first four years, The Big Payback has helped Middle Tennessee’s nonprofit community raise $9.3 million dollars for more than 750 charities, religious institutions and schools. The spirit of generosity shines bright during this annual giving event. Learn more, see a list of participating non-profits, and learn how your non-profit organization, school or religious institution can participate at http://thebigpayback.org. [less-]
Tags:   CommunityBenefits

Life After Sports: Giving Back

12-08-2017

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Vanderbilt Football Team Meeting Room, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Dec 08 @ 8:00 am
A trio of former Nashville sports greats will be the guest speakers as part of the inaugural The Sports Fund Lecture Series event. Former Tennessee Titans stars Chris Sanders and Chris Hope will be joined by Vanderbilt University basketball record-setter Shan Foster for a panel discussion... [more+]
A trio of former Nashville sports greats will be the guest speakers as part of the inaugural The Sports Fund Lecture Series event. Former Tennessee Titans stars Chris Sanders and Chris Hope will be joined by Vanderbilt University basketball record-setter Shan Foster for a panel discussion titled “Life After Sports: Giving Back”. Former Tennessee Titans safety Chris Hope played 11 seasons in the National Football League before retiring after the 2012 season. He spent six of those seasons with the Titans (2007-11), during which he was named to the Pro Bowl in 2008. The Rock Hill, S.C. native was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers out of Florida State University, where he was a two-time Academic All-American. He earned a Super Bowl championship ring with Steelers to cap the 2005 season. Former Titans wide receiver Chris Sanders was drafted by the then-Houston Oilers in 1995 and played seven seasons for the Oilers/Titans before his NFL career ended in 2002. Sanders graduated from Ohio State University, where he also was an 11-time track and field All-American. The Denver native works at Montgomery Bell Academy as an assistant football and track coach as well as athletic department liaison and admissions counseling. A native of Kenner, La., Shan Foster (pronounced Shane) retired from a five-year professional basketball career in 2013. He is the all-time leading scorer in Vanderbilt basketball history, earning consensus Southeastern Conference Player of the Year honors in 2008. Since 2015 Foster has worked at the YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee, where he serves as senior director of external affairs and director of MEND, an innovative primary prevention initiative dedicated to ending violence against women and girls in our community. [less-]
Tags:   Benefits Lectures + DiscussionsCommunity

The 11th Annual Jeffrey Steele and Friends Concert

03-12-2018

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Franklin Theatre, Franklin
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm
The Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund presents the 11th Annual Jeffrey Steele & Friends, an intimate evening hosted by Storme Warren with special guest performances by: Jeffrey Steele, Bridgette Tatum, James Otto, Lit and more to be announced! Proceeds benefit the Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund of... [more+]
The Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund presents the 11th Annual Jeffrey Steele & Friends, an intimate evening hosted by Storme Warren with special guest performances by: Jeffrey Steele, Bridgette Tatum, James Otto, Lit and more to be announced! Proceeds benefit the Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, helping overlooked and underprivileged youth by motivating them in school and in life. Jeffrey Steele and family created the Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund at The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee after Steele’s 13-year-old son passed away January 28, 2007 in a tragic accident. Steele and his family are very involved with this program, which has already made a significant impact on its participants [less-]
Tags:   Benefits CommunityMusic

2018 Nashville Fashion Week

04-07-2018

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Various Venues | Nashville, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Apr 03 @ 6:00 pm Wed, Apr 04 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Apr 05 @ 6:00 pm + 2 more dates and times

Fri, Apr 06 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Apr 07 @ 6:00 pm - less dates and times

Nashville Fashion Week (NFW) is a city-wide celebration of Nashville’s thriving fashion and retail community and its vast array of creative talent. Throughout the week, attendees can attend runway shows, educational workshops, gala and more hosted by partners of Nashville Fashion Week. NFW is... [more+]
Nashville Fashion Week (NFW) is a city-wide celebration of Nashville’s thriving fashion and retail community and its vast array of creative talent. Throughout the week, attendees can attend runway shows, educational workshops, gala and more hosted by partners of Nashville Fashion Week. NFW is founded and directed by a collaboration of fashion, retail and media professionals who have combined their passion and resources to create a volunteer event spotlighting Nashville’s growing fashion community with a sustainable focus for philanthropic support of the Nashville Fashion Forward Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. [less-]
Tags:   BenefitsCommunity

2018 The Power of the Purse® Luncheon

04-26-2018

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Music City Center, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Apr 26 @ 11:00 am
The Power of the Purse® Luncheon and silent auction benefits The Women’s Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, which supports Middle Tennessee women and girls in need. Speaker: TBA  
The Power of the Purse® Luncheon and silent auction benefits The Women’s Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, which supports Middle Tennessee women and girls in need. Speaker: TBA   [less-]
Tags:   Benefits Lectures + DiscussionsCommunity

The Big Payback 2018

05-02-2018

Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Various Venues | Nashville, Nashville
Upcoming Dates: Wed, May 02 @ 12:00 am
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s The Big Payback is a 24-hour, online giving event created to increase philanthropy in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee. The goal is simple – inspire Middle Tennesseans to come together, show their pride in their communities, and contribute to... [more+]
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s The Big Payback is a 24-hour, online giving event created to increase philanthropy in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee. The goal is simple – inspire Middle Tennesseans to come together, show their pride in their communities, and contribute to support the life-changing work of local nonprofit organizations.  In its first four years, The Big Payback has helped Middle Tennessee’s nonprofit community raise $9.3 million dollars for more than 750 charities, religious institutions and schools. The spirit of generosity shines bright during this annual giving event. Learn more, see a list of participating non-profits, and learn how your non-profit organization, school or religious institution can participate at http://thebigpayback.org. [less-]
Tags:   CommunityBenefits