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 [...]

Safe Haven Family Shelter & Presenting Sponsor Curb Records announce 11th Annual Hike for the Homeless

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Safe Haven Family Shelter and Presenting Sponsor Curb Records announce 11th Annual Hike for the Homeless $100,000 Campaign to kick off the event begins August 17th   Nashville, TN—AUGUST 17, 2015—Safe Haven Family Shelter (SHFS), the only shelter program of its kind in Middle Tennessee that serves homeless families, announces the 11th Annual Hike for [...]

Sashes, sequins and serious results…

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James Brown said, “The one thing that can solve most of our problems is dancing.” Well, we don’t know if that is true, but dancing definitely helped Safe Haven and our families. The 6th Annual Dancing for Safe Haven took place on April 11 at the Sheraton Downtown Nashville. It was a night of sashes, [...]

We hit $50K in online voting, let’s dance on up to $65K!

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Thank you for your donations to vote for your favorite dancer(s) online! Thanks to your generous support and the Cartwright-Blevins match, we hit our online voting goal of $50,000! Help us reach $65,000 by 11:59 p.m. on April 10 by voting for your favorite dancer and alumni dancer. Every dollar raised not only brings a [...]

Two Men and a Truck Donation Drive

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The work we do would not be possible without corporate and community partners. We appreciate the partnership we have with  Two Men and a Truck who help us move families into their own housing. We are excited to announce that Two Men and a Truck selected Safe Haven as a recipient for their “Movers for [...]

Beautiful Artwork Installed at Safe Haven

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We are excited and honored to have a special piece of art hanging at Safe Haven. Recently volunteers and donors Shelley and Gerald Gotterer commissioned Anna Jaap to create a special work for display at Safe Haven. Anna donated half of her time for this work with Shelley picking up the rest of the cost [...]

Welcoming New Board Members

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Our board members are important leaders and advocates for Safe Haven. The Board of Directors is comprised of leaders from the Nashville community who support and lead the functions of the shelter through a variety of committees. We are excited to welcome the following new board members: Kyle Allen, VACO Kyle Allen works on the [...]

Thank You to Our Guardian Angel Donors

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We wanted to take time at the end of the year to thank our Guardian Angel donors who make an impact on the homeless families at Safe Haven. We appreciate your support and generosity. Thank you for being a part of our family, a village really, that takes care of others, raises them up and [...]

Big Goal. Big Team Effort. Huge Hike Success.

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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 10th Annual Hike for the Homeless! Because of you, this 10th year of the Hike was a huge success! [...]

Safe Haven Mural: A Story of Hope

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UPDATE: GREAT VIDEO OF THE MURAL PROJECT WITH TIME LAPSE AT THE END. Mural by Andee Rudolff. Video by Spenser Fritz. Music on video by Danielle Peck. From a blank concrete wall to a work of art, artist Andee Rudloff designed a masterpiece. Rudloff worked with Safe Haven Family Shelter and volunteers from HCA to [...]

Celebrate the Season…Support Safe Haven & The Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund

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This holiday season, decorate your home with a gorgeous handmade wreath from Maine that looks beautiful and helps two great causes…Safe Haven Family Shelter and The Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund! Wreaths can be ordered online and by email!  Click here to download the order form that can be completed and mailed with a check. Wreath Delivery [...]

Team Up for the 10th Annual Hike for the Homeless

Team up with Safe Haven and presenting sponsor Curb Records for the 10th Annual Hike for the Homeless on November 8! Safe Haven Family Shelter is gearing up for the Hike for the Homeless, a Nashville favorite for its heavy dose of outdoor time, friends, family, food and fun. Since this is our 10th ANNUAL [...]

Extreme Courtyard Makeover…

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Move over ‘extreme home make over.’ At Safe Haven, we had an ‘extreme courtyard makeover!’ The Brickman Group in Nashville celebrated their “Founder’s Day” with a community project for Safe Haven. They created a beautiful courtyard at Safe Haven. Brickman is a national full service landscape company that has been in business since 1939.  Each [...]

Dinner, Drinks and Silent Auction benefiting Safe Haven

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On Monday, October 6, The Juri Bunetta Friendship Foundation will host its 2nd Annual Building Bridges Golf Tournament  and Silent Auction benefiting Safe Haven Family Shelter at Fairvue Plantation Club in Gallatin. You may have previously attended our Hike for the Homeless Patron’s Party. This year, in place of that event, we invite you to [...]

SHFS & Curb Records Announce 10th Annual Hike for the Homeless

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$100k in 100 Days Campaign to kick off the event begins July 28th   Safe Haven Family Shelter (SHFS), the only shelter program of its kind in Middle Tennessee that serves homeless families, announces the 10th Annual Hike for the Homeless presented by Mike Curb and Curb Records. “I am proud to support this event [...]