2018 Agency Tours

2018 Agency Tours

Join United Way of Metropolitan Nashville to see firsthand the partnership work that is improving conditions and changing lives in our community.

June 12, 2018     8:00am – 11:00am

Tours on this date will be of the STARS Youth Opportunity Center and Bethlehem Centers of Nashville. The tours will begin at the United Way office. Transportation to the agencies and a light breakfast will be provided. 

The STARS Youth Opportunity Center currently houses eight nonprofit partners, including Oasis Center, STARS, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee, and Boys & Girls Club of Middle Tennessee. The YOC meets the needs of young people and provides access to basic needs, a safe environment, good health care, an effective education and opportunities to help others. United Way provides funding to Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Oasis Center and STARS for one-on-one mentoring, employment training, mental health counseling, case management and homeless shelter services for children and youth.

Bethlehem Centers of Nashville is one of United Way’s 18 Family Resource Centers and promotes self-reliance and positive life choices for children, adolescents and seniors in the community through the delivery of multiple programs. United Way provides funding to Bethlehem Centers for youth physical activity programming, mobile hot lunches, and social connections for homebound seniors.

 

 

August 21, 2018     12:30pm – 3:30pm

Tours on this date will be of Siloam Health and The New Beginnings Center. The tours will begin at the United Way office. Transportation to the agencies and lunch will be provided. 

Siloam Health serves those in need through health care. Siloam preferentially directs its efforts to those who often have no alternative for health care. United Way provides funding to Siloam Health for primary care services, primarily to refugee and immigrant populations.

The New Beginnings Center works to improve Tennessee health statistics with a targeted focus on women’s health needs. By providing access to wellness programs, strength training, physical & nutritional education, and personal coaching, New Beginnings gives qualified low-income women the tangible skills, training and empowerment needed to assist them in improving their health, futures, capabilities and quality of life. United Way provides funding to The New Beginnings Center for one-on-one physical activity coaching targeted at low-income women.

 

 

September 18, 2018     12:30pm – 3:30pm

Tours on this date will be of Pathway Lending and the McGruder Family Resource Center. The tours will begin at the United Way office. Transportation to the agencies and lunch will be provided. 

Pathway Lending provides lending solutions and educational services to support the development, growth, and preservation of underserved and minority-owned small businesses, including affordable housing and sustainable communities. United Way provides funding to Pathway Lending for small business development and training. Pathway Lending provides this service at multiple locations throughout Davidson County, including the McGruder Family Resource Center.  

The McGruder Family Resource Center is one of United Way’s 18 Family Resource Centers and provides services to the surrounding community including case management, financial counseling, career coaching, free tax prep, student mentoring, and computer classes.