National Day of Service Wrap Up

Nationally:

  • 2,000 events nationally
  • 50,000 volunteers
  • over 1 million hours of pledges
  • 200,000 hours just from the southern states
  • 10,000 people in D.C.

Across Tennessee

Tennessee volunteers held 88 service events with 1,012 attendees and collected 4,625 hours pledged in the weeks and months ahead to service.

Over 27 of these events were “Expanding Health Care” Kickoff Neighborhood Meetings, designed to begin developing leadership and responsibility in the coming health care enrollment campaign by testing with organizing responsibility small groups around the state.

Here’s pic from Loretta Morris, Clarksville TN, who hosted a Health Care Campaign Kick Off Meeting. They had people volunteer who need insurance, who work in the health care field, and who work with NAACP and local community organizations.

Attachment-1 - Loretta A Morris Kickoff27 folks came together in Tullahoma, TN to participate in The National Day of Service in the area of Health Care. Three outreach events were planned for three different towns.

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Martha W. of Cheatham County, TN held an “Expanding Health Care Meeting” here are some incredible notes from her meeting:  http://bit.ly/CheathamHC

Rebekah Becky Majors-Manley hosted an Expanding Healthcare Workshop on Thursday at Fifties and Fiddles in Shelbyville.  10 people attended and made plans to sign up people for health insurance info. They organized one event before February 19th.

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Pictures below from Host, Expanding Health Care Campaign in TN Kick Off, Forestine Haynes, Chattanooga.  She had 13 attend who are ready to step up, get educated, and connect with the uninsured in their community.

chattanoogaOFA volunteers from Crossville, TN enjoyed the sunshine and fresh air while cleaning up trash along the stream in Centennial Park in Crossville. The Obed Watershed Community Association greatly appreciated the Day of Service effort by our volunteers to perform the winter cleanup of the much-used park.

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Clarksville, TN holds a health care kickoff meeting! Here’s pic from Loretta Morris, Clarksville TN, who hosted a Health Care Campaign Kick Off Meeting. They had people volunteer who need insurance, who work in the health care field, and who work with NAACP and local community organizations.

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Dickson, TN Builds a Habitat for Humanity House

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Nashville, TN had 36 Nonprofit agencies participate in a Fair much like the fair on the national mall.

News Coverage: http://bit.ly/newsTN

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Eight Shelbyville volunteers at the Child Development Center – an  Early Intervention program to meet the individual needs of children, birth to three years of age, with developmental delays.   250 hours were pledged!

DSC00241–They worked on bibs — getting a dozen of those cut and  sewn. 2 volunteers brought their own sewing machines.

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DSC00245   Others worked on the cut-outs for singing — flowers and frogs were two of the six or so objects that were transformed into things toddlers could hold and use as they sang various songs.

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DSC00244 Another pair, prepared materials for the spring bulletin board.

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Murfreesboro, TN “Expanding Health Care” Kickoff Meeting

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