13th Annual Hike for the Homeless Breaks Records!

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“I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.” - Henry David Thoreau The 13th Annual Hike for the Homeless was a huge success because of YOU! Just over 900 participants joined us at Edwin Warner Park on November 4 for an amazing day of hiking, live music, food and activities. We exceeded [...]

HCA Community Cares Day 2017

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Thank you to volunteers from HCA Healthcare who helped work on a transitional home, making it ready for a family. We appreciate your time and hard work!   To view more pictures, visit our Facebook Page here.

Hearts for Homes Appreciation Breakfast

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We were excited to honor our Hearts for Homes Partners at an appreciation breakfast. Their contributions have helped Safe Haven to garner community support, build capacity and most important, give families a place to call home. It was an honor to celebrate and recognize these partners’ commitment. Our housing partners play a vital role in making [...]

SunTrust Foundation Provides $25,000 Grant to Safe Haven Family Shelter

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Funding will provide programs including workforce development to families experiencing homelessness Safe Haven Family Shelter (SHFS), the only shelter-to-housing program of its kind in Middle Tennessee that serves families experiencing homelessness, is proud to announce that the SunTrust Foundation has presented the organization with a $25,000 grant that will provide comprehensive education, counseling and support [...]

Announcing Hike Cover Dog Winners

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Over the years, many adorable dogs have joined their humans on the trail at the Hike for the Homeless. So this summer, we honored these four-legged hikers with a Dog Days of Summer Instagram contest. We asked for your photos of pups getting ready for the 12th Annual Hike for the Homeless. The winning photo [...]

Blooma Nashvile Supports Safe Haven at Bellyrama event

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We are excited to partner with Blooma Nashville for the 2nd Annual Bellyrama free family yoga fest on October 1st! Attendees are asked to bring a donation for Safe Haven families to the event. See the list of donations needed at the end of this blog or click here to visit the Blooma Nashville website. [...]

Is Your Pup Ready for His Close Up? Dog Days of Summer Instagram Contest

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It’s contest time! We want to see your photos! We are hitting the trail to the 12th Annual Hike for the Homeless with a fun contest featuring some of our favorite hike companions! The Hike for the Homeless is set for November 5th at Edwin Warner Park. The event features two paved hiking trails, children’s [...]

Alyssa Micaela Partners with Project 615 to Create T-Shirt; Proceeds Benefit Safe Haven

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In just eight short weeks, Alyssa Micaela’s debut single “Getaway Car” has logged 2.9 million Spotify streams. The artist isn’t wasting any time when it comes to paying it forward.  She has partnered with Project 615 to create a special “Getaway Car” T shirt, and 100% of the proceeds from sales will go to Safe [...]

Warm Beds at the Holidays

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We have an urgent need for NEW twin mattresses (and box springs/frames) before the end of the year. With families moving to permanent housing and new families moving into shelter, these new mattresses are essential! If you can donate new mattresses, please click here to email staff to schedule an appointment to drop off items. [...]

Haymakers Home for the Holiday Event

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We hope you will join us at Haymakers on December 8 for this night of giving benefiting Safe Haven! We will receive 25% of sales  from 5 to 8 p.m. Please plan to attend and help us spread the word. Haymakers is located at 3307 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203  

Donor Appreciation Breakfast is December 9

We hope you will join us on Wednesday, December 9. Please scroll down to RSVP.  

Best. Hike. Ever.

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“I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something.” ― Edward Everett Hale Small ripples make big waves and what a big wave we created together for the 11th Annual Hike for the Homeless! Because of you, this 11th year of the Hike was the BEST HIKE [...]

Safe Haven Named ‘Neighborhood Builder’ by Bank of America

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Bank of America has named Safe Haven Family Shelter of Nashville its 2015 Neighborhood Builder and recipient of a $200,000 grant and leadership training. The grant was presented on Nov. 10 in a ceremony recognizing Safe Haven’s work in the community. Safe Haven is a leading nonprofit in Nashville with three decades of advocating for [...]

A Music City Ballroom Tribute to Mike Pigott

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The Nashville Ballroom Dance Community will host a special tribute to beloved community leader, family man, entrepreneur, award-winning journalist, business advisor, world traveler and avid ballroom dancer Mike Pigott on Sunday, September 27th, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Dance World of Nashville. Proceeds from this special tribute will benefit Safe Haven Family Shelter, a [...]

Safe Haven and Dierks Bentley’s RISER video

We are excited and honored to have a family’s story and Safe Haven Family Shelter featured in the new video “RISER” by Dierks Bentley! Check out this behind the scenes video of the filming and some of Amy’s story in her own words. We are so thankful to Dierks Bentley and Wes Edwards (director) and [...]