Foundation News

WEHF Honored with 2021 Sage Award

The West End Home Foundation was honored by AgeWell Middle Tennessee in October as a recipient of the 2021 Sage Award. Sage Awards are given to older individuals who have made outstanding contributions to Middle Tennessee through a lifelong commitment to improving the quality of life in their communities and to organizations that have provided exemplary service to older adults. The Foundation was part of a distinguished group of honorees that included Ernie Bacon, Dr. James and Phyllis Hildreth, Charlie Strobel, John Hood, Tim Takacs and Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center. At the awards ceremony, Dianne Oliver, WEHF Executive Director, expressed her sincere thanks to AgeWell Middle Tennessee for this incredible honor and her congratulations to fellow honorees. "I am truly overwhelmed to be in your company today". Jim Shulman, Vice Mayor and former Director of the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability, introduced the Foundation at a private in-person ceremony earlier this month. WEHF has been a strong partner with TCAD over the past five years on the SeniorTrust Statewide grant program. [...]

October 27th, 2021|

WEHF Welcomes Our New Program Officer

We are excited to announce that Chandra Allen has joined the Foundation staff to fill our new Program Officer position. Chandra is a native Nashvillian. She brings a diversity of experience in both the nonprofit and commercial sectors. Chandra has served as Director of Education, Programs, and Connections at Scarritt-Bennett Center; Customer Experience Manager at The Egly Agency (Farmers Insurance); and Director of Children’s Ministry at Second Presbyterian Church. Chandra is passionate about connecting with people in an intentional way and being a collaborative partner alongside underserved communities and marginalized populations. Chandra earned a Masters of Divinity from Vanderbilt Divinity School and a Bachelor of Arts in German (Honors) from Davidson College. In her free time, Chandra enjoys reading, cooking and spending time outdoors with her husband and three children. Please join us in welcoming Chandra to the Foundation. She is looking forward to meeting you and working with you in the weeks, months and years ahead.  Her email address is or you may reach her by phone at 629-240-5838.

September 15th, 2021|

Nashville Property Tax Assistance for Older Adults

June 16th, 2020|

Metro Nashville offers two property tax assistance programs for elderly and disabled low-income homeowners in Davidson County. The Property Tax Relief program provides reimbursement for all or part of the taxes for homeowners whose incomes did [...]

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