When hundreds of animals are rescued, you hear it in the news. But your local animal shelter saves dogs, and cats, every day. Please consider donating time, or money, to your favorite. See ALL Tennessee Animal Shelters.
A young Nashville man has started a non-profit that collects and distributes new or gently-used backpacks, stocked with personal supplies, to give to local homeless people. Find out what's needed and where to drop of donations
You can help children with cancer. Gabe's Chemo Duck program is a Spring Hill-based non-profit that started when Gabe was 1, and undergoing chemotherapy for cancer. He's now cancer free, and raising money to buy plush, stuffed Chemo Ducks for other sick kids. Read Gabe's story.
This Sunday, 11 to 2 at LP Field, 50 local restaurants let you sample their best soups, and the money raised from the event goes to the non-profit "Our Kids, Incorporated." They help and counsel kids who've been abused. Or, donate your time or money if you can.
This is Random Acts of Kindness Week. Want some EASY things you can do?
Sing or read for the elderly, thank a Police Officer or Fireman, hold the door open for someone. And smile. Return a shopping cart, or write a note of thanks to someone.