This Summer we experienced record-breaking heat in Chattanooga, and wanted to give everyone the opportunity to *stay hydrated. Hydration is a necessity that most take for granted, but remains the key in making it through this season safely.
Some of our friends in need don't have immediate access to water, and we wanted to change that. We called on the community to donate whatever they could, to ensure our fellow citizens had the means to stay hydrated. We were able to provide 400 durable and sustainable aluminum water bottles, as a form of encouragement showing that someone cares for their wellbeing.
We also kept their water bottles filled all Summer. It was heartwarming to watch the community come together to increase empathy in our city, by expressing care and concern for others. Thank you for reading, and we hope that you may be encouraged and inspired to give and serve in some way!
Voter Registration Initiative
In an effort to empower our community, we organized a voter registration initiative at Chattanooga's weekly summer concert series "Nightfall". Partnering with Causeway, we were able to register over 200 new voters for the next elections.
Lookouts Volunteer Program
Throughout the month of August 2019, we organized volunteers to help manage the concessions stands at AT&T Field for the Chattanooga Lookouts Home Games! This effort was packed with nostalgia, new friends, fireworks and fun.
St. Elmo Clean-Up + Cookout
We were thrilled to partner with Green Steps to help clean up St. Elmo! A lot of historical litter and antiques had been found in this area, so we did our best to find some hidden treasure. Afterwards had a cookout, ate good, and laughed the night away! See you at the next one.
Nursing Home Hangout
We were truly thrilled to hangout at Mary and Martha's Personal Care Center! Our lovely volunteers arrived prepared to love, serve, and make friends. Activities included, painting, coloring, and bingo.
Earth Day Clean Up
We invited Chattanooga to celebrate Earth Day with us! On Monday, 4/22, we hosted a community clean-up in partnership with the City of Chattanooga. Pizza was served directly after the clean-up, and all volunteers were entered into a wildflower giveaway, courtesy of The Nursery Barn!
This year we focused our efforts on service projects throughout Chattanooga as well as collaborating with other nonprofits and community organizations around our city.
School supplies can be expensive. So we came together as one community to show love, lessen a burden for others, and encourage some very wonderful people by partnering with three beloved local businesses (The Feed Co., 423 St. Francis, and Sluggo's) to collect school supply donations.
We want to extend a huge thanks to everyone played their part in keeping Chattanooga beautiful!
Thank you to everyone involved from those who donated, to those who helped spread the word about this project, and especially the businesses that willingly opened their doors for a good cause.
Thank you Chattanooga!