The West End Home Foundation has distributed $1.28 million to twenty-four nonprofit agencies serving middle TN senior adults. The awards were presented at a breakfast on January 5, 2017. The grant funds will support the delivery of needed services in 2017 to seniors in Davidson and its six contiguous counties. Program areas receiving support include advocacy, food, health, housing, transportation and other enrichment programs. Margaret Smith, WEHF Vice President and Grant Committee Chair reported that the Foundation received requests totaling nearly $4 million. “The agencies in the room today rose to the top during the grants process and are honored here for your dedication and commitment to delivering the very best services to seniors in the Middle Tennessee area.” Representatives from each agency were recognized and were presented with their grant award. Dianne Oliver, Executive Director thanked them for their tireless efforts to make a difference in the lives of seniors. “We depend on you (the agencies) to fulfill our mission and we owe you a debt of gratitude for all that you do.”
Agencies funded in 2017 are:
- Alive Hospice
- Bethlehem Centers of Nashville
- Council on Aging of Greater Nashville
- Faith Family Medical Center
- Fifty Forward
- Friends in General
- Guardianships and Trusts Corporation
- Interfaith Dental Clinic
- Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
- Martha O’Bryan Center, Inc.
- Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency
- Music for Seniors
- Nashville Food Project, Inc.
- Nashville Public Television
- Needlink Nashville
- Rooftop Foundation
- Room in the Inn
- St. Luke’s Community House Episcopal, Inc.
- Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee
- Senior Ride Nashville
- Siloam Health
- Tennessee Justice Center
- United Cerebral Palsy of Middle Tennessee, Inc.
- Westminster Home Connection