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The Contributor creates economic opportunity with dignity by investing in the lives of people experiencing homelessness and poverty

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When forever homes aren't forever

When forever homes aren't forever

By: Margo Pierce

It’s your 18th birthday and you’re sitting at the dining room table waiting for your mom. She called ...

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Metro approves three affordable housing developments

Metro approves three affordable housing developments

By: Amelia Ferrell Knisely

Metro Council recently signed off on adding three affordable housing developments allocated through ...

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Students with disabilities take their needs to state lawmakers

Students with disabilities take their needs to state lawmakers

By: Amelia Ferrell Knisely

Metro students with disabilities have asked state lawmakers to focus on helping them access college, ...

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'John Wick: Chapter 2' is masterful movie making

'John Wick: Chapter 2' is masterful movie making

By: Joe Nolan

John Wick: Chapter 2 begins where John Wick (2014) left off with Wick (Keanu Reeves) finally trackin ...

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT


Vendor Trudy says selling  ‘The Contributor’ is the  perfect job for her

Vendor Trudy says selling ‘The Contributor’ is the perfect job for her

By: Amelia Ferrell Knisely

Trudy H., or “Pinky” as she’s called, sells The Contributor at the Bank of America Plaza in downtown ...

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Jerry credits the love of his life with inspiring him to sell 'The Contributor'

Jerry credits the love of his life with inspiring him to sell 'The Contributor'

By: Riley Kellum

Jerry, 61, has been selling The Contributor for a while now, and you can find him at his spot – some ...

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Selling 'The Contributor' helps vendor Theresa pursue goal of social activism

Selling 'The Contributor' helps vendor Theresa pursue goal of social activism

By: Allie Gross

Contributor vendor Theresa has been selling the paper since 2012. You can find her at her spot at th ...

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Jerry, homeless and battling cancer, hopes 'The Contributor' returns to Murfreesboro

Jerry, homeless and battling cancer, hopes 'The Contributor' returns to Murfreesboro

By: Amelia Ferrell Knisely

Vendors of The Contributor in Murfreesboro recently had to pause selling the paper because of a prob ...

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