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How to Give Back in Nashville

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No matter what you are passionate about – grab your friend, your teacher, your sibling – somebody.. and get plugged in! Here are some of my favorite ways to get involved and give back here in Nashville… The Organization: St. Jude Rock & Roll Marathon How to Help: Cheer Station Want to help during the marathon without running? Be a …

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Family Volunteer Opportunity: Nashville Zoo Weed Wrangle

Family Volunteer Opportunity: Nashville Zoo Weed Wrangle

The Nashville Zoo is looking for volunteers for the second annual Weed Wrangle, a city-wide clean-up day dedicated to ridding Nashville of non-native plant species. Weed Wrangle is set for Saturday, March 5th from 9am-12pm.  Participants must be 16 or older. Exotic invasive plants, particularly bush honeysuckle and Chinese privet, have outcompeted native plant species over the last hundred years on …

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Top 5 Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Items – Kids Giving Back

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Every fall when the weather starts cooling down and the leaves start changing color, we get extra excited here in the Cone home. We were made for this weather. We can’t understand why anyone would want to live anywhere other than here where the day starts with clear blue skies and the temperature graces the 50 degree mark. But of …

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How to Support the St Jude Country Music Marathon (without running!)

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As a mom, I naturally have a soft spot in my heart for kids who are hurting or sick. Really, what human being wouldn’t, regardless of whether or not they are a parent? But ever since visiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis last year, I hugged my kids a little closer and prayed a little harder. Not only is …

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2014 Year End Donations: Our Favorite Ways to Give

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It’s New Year’s Eve, which means this is the time for your 2014 Year End Donations…and I’m sharing our favorite ways to give in our family by introducing you to some of our favorite ministries and non-profit organizations that we hope you’ll also join us in supporting through year end donations today! 1. Operation 300 Operation 300 is a registered …

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Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Summit 2014

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I hope everyone in Nashville/Middle TN will join me today at the Operation Christmas Child regional office for the Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Summit 2014! This workshop is for any “Project Leader” (anyone designated as your church, school or community group’s organizer of shoeboxes…or anyone hoping to be!). At the workshop, we’ll learn: NEW shoebox packing ideas How to increase …

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Remembering the Nashville Flood Anniversary – One Year later

Today is May 2, 2011….on year later after the epic Nashville Flood. Many people will be remembering the Nashville Flood anniversary in many different ways today. It still seems surreal to think back to that day only a year ago. None of us knew what was to come. None of us…. In fact, we were hosting a garage sale with …

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Good Food for Good People with Hands On Nashville

Tonight our family got the privilege of volunteering with Hands On Nashville & Good Food for Good People through Disney’s Day of Volunteering Initiative to get a free ticket to Disney World. To be completely honest, we haven’t done much volunteering as a family. Sure we’ve done things through church, delivered food during the holidays and constantly try to instill …

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Free Disney Ticket in 2010!

They’re doing it again in 2010! Disney wants to inspire one million people to volunteer a day of service to a participating organization in their communities and celebrate their good works by giving each of them a FREE one day admission to a theme park at Disneyland® Resort or Walt Disney World® Resort, free. Click HERE for more details.

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