Give Local and Support Area Nonprofits during 24-Hour CampaignNashville, Tenn. – Renewal House is taking part in The Big Payback, a region-wide, 24-hour online giving event created to help Middle Tennessee nonprofits raise funds vital to continue their work, which directly improves the community around them.The inaugural event, sponsored by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee and the Kharis Foundation, will begin at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, May 6 and end on Wednesday, May 7 at 6 a.m. Once the clock starts, anyone can visit TheBigPayback.org or www.renewalhouse.org and make donations to Renewal House, and other participating nonprofits, including schools and religious institutions that serve the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee.“We’re truly excited to take place in this day of giving, spotlighting the amazing work happening in Nashville and the generous spirit that is prominently woven into the fabric of our city,” said Jennifer Wheeler, development director of Renewal House. Donations received with support the programs and services of Renewal House, enabling families affected by addiction to restore, renew, and recover together.
Gifts from the public will be boosted with funds from sponsors of The Big Payback. Renewal House will vie for financial incentives and additional prizes through the online leaderboard, which will track donations in real time.
“For 24 hours on May 6 and 7, The Big Payback will be the most inclusive, most collaborative giving event in Middle Tennessee history. It will be an easy, fun and a meaningful way for all of us to show our local pride and give back,” said Ellen Lehman, president of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. “Nonprofits do life-changing work every day across Middle Tennessee and it’s time for us to come together to support their efforts and recognize the positive impact they have on our neighbors, in our own backyards.”
Public donors will be able to view and select from participating nonprofits based on location and focus area, such as animals, education, healthcare and more. Donors can support multiple nonprofits and make gifts of any size, from $10 and up.
For more information, visit TheBigPayback.org.
About Renewal House
In community with addicted women and their children, Renewal House fosters healing, resiliency and continuing recovery to enhance family health. Our array of services includes licensed gender-specific intensive outpatient addiction treatment, a comprehensive family residential recovery program for pregnant and parenting women and their minor children, early intervention and prevention services for the children, and affordable rental apartments in a drug-free environment. For more information, call 615-255-5222 or visit www.renewalhouse.org.
About The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee oversees more than 1,000 charitable funds, providing customized philanthropic solutions with flexibility for donors, nonprofit organizations and the community. In the past 22 years, The Community Foundation has distributed more than $684 million to community programs and institutions. It is located at 3833 Cleghorn Avenue, #400, Nashville, Tennessee 37215. For more information, call 615-321-4939 or visit www.cfmt.org.