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group of teens taking selfie
Wednesday, February 21, 2024
The following comments were taken from student and teacher comments submitted after attending a Cumberland Crisis Pregnancy Center Sexual Risk Avoidance presentation in the Fall of 2022 and/or Spring of 2023: Portland High School Student: I really enjoyed the affirmations. It's one thing to be told you have value, but to say it out loud for…
UWSC CEO Erin Birch hugs disaster victim
Tuesday, January 23, 2024
CEO Erin Birch hugs a disaster victim at Disaster Headquarters after tornado   On Saturday, December 9, 2023, Sumner County was hit by an EF2 tornado with a max width of 400 yards and winds up to 130mph that travelled over 29 miles, first touching down near Madison before hitting Rockland Road and running up Main Street in Hendersonville and…
UWSC Volunteers at 2023 United We Feed Drive
Friday, January 19, 2024
UWSC volunteers helping at 2023 United We Feed Drive   The 2023 United We Feed Drive was held November 1 - 30, 2023.  Sixteen businesses from Gallatin, Hendersonville, Portland, Westmoreland, and White House served as public drop-off locations for those who wanted to donate non-perishable food items to feed hungry Sumner County neighbors. They…
Kim Baker headshot
Thursday, January 18, 2024
Kim Baker, president and CEO of the Gallatin Area Chamber of Commerce, is without a doubt the leading advocate of all things Gallatin, but she also pours her endless supply of energy and enthusiasm into promoting United Way of Sumner County.  “The title is President and CEO but I consider myself a community champion, connector, convener and one of…
lady in coat and gloves holding homeless sign
Thursday, January 18, 2024
I've never had an easy life. From my parents divorcing when I was 4, experiencing a lot of trauma within the four walls of my home as a kid, and again as an adult with every one of my relationships failing, I'd experienced it all. Or, so I thought. Until 5 years ago when I experienced having my children taken away from a hoarding disorder that I…
Thursday, November 16, 2023
Community Life Bridge provides rides to senior adults through their volunteer-based Community Life Ride program.  As volunteers provide rides, they build relationships with the riders, getting to know many personal details of their lives. One of their riders was making weekly trips to visit her husband in a nursing facility. The driver dropped…