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

2017 Finalist Salute to Excellence

We were honored to be a finalist this year in the Center For Nonprofit Management's Salute to Excellence Awards.

LATEST ARTICLES


Jailhouse Rock: the music of Tim Carroll

Jailhouse Rock: the music of Tim Carroll

By: Joe Nolan

If you’re looking for me in East Nashville on a Friday evening, there’s a good chance you’ll find me ...

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Facing the music: Nashville Symphony builds diversity by training youth

Facing the music: Nashville Symphony builds diversity by training youth

By: Justin B. Bradford

Most Nashvillians understand that Music City is a town known for more than just  country talent, as ...

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Local 'dreamers' talk hope, future

Local 'dreamers' talk hope, future

By: Bailey Basham

Everyone has a different idea of what ‘The American Dream’ is. For some, it’s growing up and taking ...

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Local Sounds: Margo Price

Local Sounds: Margo Price

By: Tyler Kes

Hot on the heels of one of the most well-received debuts in some time, it would be easy for new coun ...

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT


Vendor Donna overcomes years of substance abuse, secures housing

Vendor Donna overcomes years of substance abuse, secures housing

By: Jesse Knott

A Michigan native, Donna moved to Tennessee in 1990 with hopes of a brighter future. After drifting ...

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Vendor Jamie finds her true meaning

Vendor Jamie finds her true meaning

By: Jesse Knott

A Clarksville native, Jamie has spent many years living day-to-day and watching her life "go downhil ...

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Meet Maurice: 'I don't just exist anymore, I'm living'

Meet Maurice: 'I don't just exist anymore, I'm living'

By: Eric Dorman

Maurice describes himself as “a rolling stone.” Originally from Oklahoma City, Okla., he says that h ...

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Vendor faces the difficulties of finding a job, permanent housing while living in a tent

Vendor faces the difficulties of finding a job, permanent housing while living in a tent

By: Amelia Ferrell Knisely

Vendor Geoffrey has two slogans when he sells the paper – one that he says to himself and one that h ...

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