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  1. Faces of Success: Martha Stasaski Faces of Success: Martha Stasaski Health

    Isolated seniors have a 59 percent greater risk of mental and physical decline than those who do not experience social isolation. Read about how Senior Ride Nashville is helping combat that statistic one ride at a time.

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  2. Faces of Success: Derrick McKissack Faces of Success: Derrick McKissack Health

    Derrick McKissack feels like he is finally living again thanks to the help of the Sexual Assault Center. Read Derrick’s story and learn how he has used the tools given to him by the Sexual Assault Center not only to survive but to thrive.

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  3. Faces of Success: Sandy Overstreet Faces of Success: Sandy Overstreet Financial Stability

    While taking care of her disabled husband, special needs grandchild, and losing her job, Sandy Overstreet shares how getting help from a VITA Tax Prep site could not have come at a better time. Read how the VITA program made a huge difference in Sandy’s life.

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  4. Faces of Success: Steve Norris Faces of Success: Steve Norris Financial Stability

    4:13 Strong volunteer Steve Norris is passionate about helping young men who have recently been incarcerated carve out a path for success. Read Steve's story and learn how 4:13 Strong is changing the lives of young men in Nashville.

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  5. Faces of Success: Destinee Faces of Success: Destinee Education

    At the beginning of the school year, Destinee did not know colors, numbers or shapes. Read about the progress Destinee has made because of United Way's Read to Succeed program.

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  6. Faces of Success: Patricia Carson Faces of Success: Patricia Carson Financial Stability

    After visiting a VITA Free Tax Prep site to have to have her taxes prepared, Patricia Carson was so grateful that she decided to become a volunteer for the program. Read Patricia’s story and learn how she has benefited from being both a client and volunteer.

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