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Nashville's Volunteer of the Month program celebrates local volunteers! These local residents volunteer for any non-profit or government agency in the 14 county area of Metro Nashville!

This is a friendly competition. It is a free program which Doing Good and its Media Partners provide its community of over 1.5 million residents. All ages and backgrounds are encouraged to apply. View the TV, Radio, Social Media and Print Media Pages for the most recent interviews or comment on the Doing Good blog. To nominate someone, read below.

With the help of Media Partners, Doing Good reaches thousands of area residents monthly with the inspirational stories of each Nashville's Volunteer of the Month!

Doing Good was awarded the Remote Working Mini Grant through Center for Nonprofit Management, in partnership with The Frist Foundation! Thank you to these community leaders and funders for funding Zoom for Doing Good!

If your nonprofit or government agency is interested in hosting Doing Good, email director@doinggood.tv. (A conference room/multipurpose space is all we need!)

Thank you to MTSU Video & Film Department for partnering on short videos! Each highlights a Rutherford County volunteer!

The recent arts videos were funded by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, cfmt.org and Tennessee Arts Commission, tnartcommission.org Thank you!




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PAST VOLUNTEERS OF THE MONTH

2020:
Jan: Sheila Habacker
Feb: Zarita Fears
Mar: Lauren Bellflower
Apr: Kaitlyn Jolley
May: Leah Kennedy
June : Cara Finger
July : Nashville Volunteers
August : Sassy Neuman
September : James King

2019:
Jan: Scot Burner
Feb: Lauranette Ford
Mar: Alli Crew
May: Marilin Kelley
June: Jimmy Pitts
July: Patricia Leonard
Aug: Jordan Thomas
Sept: Abinaya Ramakrishnan
Oct: Misha Harris
Nov: Mo McClain
Dec: Denise Stewart

2018:
Jan: Keena Alexander
Feb: Dr. Andy Flipse
Mar: Erik Lindsey
Apr: Tiffany Love Harden
May: Taryn Anderson
Jun: Anna Claire Bowen
Jul: Jeremy Bradford
Oct: Corey Alexander
Nov: Tommy Wolosin
Dec: Cayla Cook

2017:
Dec: Uncle Classic Barbershop
Nov: Jacky Gomez
Oct: Carleigh Frazier
Sept: Monica Cooley
Aug: Chuck Schlemm
July: Keith McLean
June: Emily Fay
May: Nick Gambill
Apr: Brandi Nunnery
Mar: Martin Plumlee
Feb: Roopa Rao
Jan: Allison Plattsmier

James King


Why do you volunteer?

“I feel like God has blessed me incredibly, and I want to do whatever I can to help anyone who is in need”

To read more about James King click here to visit our blog.


To volunteer in or around Nashville, visit VolunteerMatch or Hands On Nashville.



ABOUT NASHVILLE'S VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH PROGRAM

Nashville's Volunteer of the Month program celebrates local volunteers. These local residents volunteer for any non-profit or government agency in Metro Nashville, the 14 counties in Middle Tennessee including and surrounding Nashville, Murfreesboro, Franklin and Hendersonville. This is a friendly competition. It is a free program which Doing Good and its media partners provide the community. All ages and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

To nominate someone, call or email Doing Good and say “I nominate (this person) for Nashville's Volunteer of the Month.” The nominee's phone or email address will be needed. Doing Good then follows up and asks him/her to answer the following questions.

All nominees are asked to answer the following questions:
(using this email   or this PDF )

Why do you volunteer?


What have you learned or gained from volunteering that might surprise others?


Do you have specific causes you are especially passionate about? (Examples of causes: feeding the hungry, music education, conservation, etc.)?


What do you do when you volunteer?


What non-profits or government departments you have volunteered for?


Who benefits from your/organization’s volunteer activities?


How many people are served by or benefit from your/organization's volunteer activities?


What part of Metro Nashville do you live in? This includes all 14 surrounding counties. (Please answer with your city, county, “East Nashville”, “Bellevue”, or something similar.)?


What else should we know about you? Is there more to your story Doing Good can share?

1 http://www.volunteeringinamerica.gov/TN/Nashville