Nashville Community Projects

 

Nashville Community Projectsadditional fee 

Hands On Nashville

Give back by participating in these community projects with Hands On Nashville (HON) on Saturday, August 20 and Tuesday, August 23. Anyone can participate, regardless of experience. All the supplies and instruction you need will be waiting for you when you get here.

HON's programs connect volunteers to opportunities supporting more than 200 nonprofits, schools, and other civic organizations, and they bring awareness to the challenges facing the people and places in the community. HON is also part of Nashville’s Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, and coordinates volunteer efforts for the city when disaster strikes. 

Participate in one or more of these projects by adding them to your registration. All proceeds from Nashville Community Projects benefit Hands On Nashville.

additional fee= Separate registration fee required.

 


Supporting Nashville Teachers and Students

Saturday, August 20
1:45 – 3:45 p.m.
Music City Center
Capacity: 50 people


Help Nashville teachers get the support they need by creating kits for PENCIL, or a similar agency. PENCIL connects resources to Nashville Public schools to ensure equitable learning across the board for all students to have a successful future. PENCIL works in line with Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) and is guided by MNPS needs. PENCIL supports 168 schools and over 86,000 MNPS students spanning over a 500 square-mile boundary.  

Help create materials for teachers to use in the classroom. Projects could include:

  • Make flashcard kits of letters, numbers, shapes, and colors to help students thrive.
  • Put together individual journals for students to use in school
  • Nashville classrooms have Peace Corners, areas for students to go if they need to decompress or take some time for themselves. Assemble kits for students to take home and create their own peace corner. These kits would include things like stress balls, yoga cards, and other activities to help students handle the stress of school and home life.
  • Build teacher appreciation kits with notes of encouragement, tea bags, stress balls, yoga cards, etc.

 


Help Address Food Insecurity

Tuesday, August 23
2:45 – 4:45 pm
Music City Center
Capacity: 50 people


Help prepare food packs for Nashvillians experiencing food insecurity with Second Harvest Food Bank, or a similar agency. Second Harvest is a food distribution center that provides food to people facing hunger and works to advance hunger solutions.

Join in an assembly line to help create individual packs of food that can easily be handed out to those in need.
 

 

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