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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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Award-winning social media campaign highlights the mysteries of Nashville's pikes

Award-winning social media campaign highlights the mysteries of Nashville's pikes

By: Joe Nolan

In addition to writing my weekly movie column for The Contributor, I’m also a singer/songwriter, a p ...

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Metro's after-school dinner program expands, provides food for more students

Metro's after-school dinner program expands, provides food for more students

By: Amelia Ferrell Knisely

An after-school dinner program is making sure thousands of Metro students receive a hot meal after s ...

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Art exhibit shares message of oppression in response to fast-changing Nashville

Art exhibit shares message of oppression in response to fast-changing Nashville

By: Ashley Heeney

A series of murky black and white images at the Freedom Arts/Arte de Libertad event Jan. 7 resembled ...

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Jon Robinson finds gem in Jack Conklin

Jon Robinson finds gem in Jack Conklin

By: David Arteaga

On Jan. 5, Tennessee Titans’ controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk promoted Jon Robinson from general m ...

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Homelessness and hardships haven't kept Mary Ann from spreading smiles

Homelessness and hardships haven't kept Mary Ann from spreading smiles

By: Amelia Ferrell Knisely

Mary Ann has only been selling The Contributor since December, but her constant smile and thoughtful ...

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Paying it forward

Paying it forward

By: Mary B.

I have some of the best customers ever. In fact, my customers are more than a customer. They are my ...

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I've been blessed

I've been blessed

By: Jerry S.

Many people, myself included, say, "God is good." But I now remember, God is not good.  He, God, is ...

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Selling 'The Contributor' has helped Robert open up

Selling 'The Contributor' has helped Robert open up

By: Laura McLaughlin

How did you end up in Nashville?I was born in Nashville. I was taken away from my home at age 5 and ...

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