What is this backpack drive?
What type of food goes in it?
When is this happening?
What is this backpack drive?
I opened my mailbox yesterday and discovered the newsletter from The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. And here’s what I found on the front page! What an honor to be featured in this way! Thanks to CFMT and to everyone who has supported the Legacy Fund through our first year of existence!Read More CFMT Talks About the Legacy Fund
Our blog may have been quiet over the past few months, but the Legacy Fund has not been hibernating! First, although the stats made it to our Facebook page, we didn’t post anything about the Backpack Drive after it had happened! The Backpack Drive was a SMASHING success! With the help of our amazing Edgefield […]Read More A Quiet Winter? Not for the Legacy Fund!
Halloween is a wonderful time of year for school kids – they get to don a costume, wander around their neighborhood, be mischievous, and of course, go trick or treating. East Nashville has some amazing neighborhoods for the dedicated trick-or-treater – many houses see over 500 children walk up and knock on the front door. […]Read More 2017 Halloween Costumes are in the bag!
Most of the kids in Nashville have been back to school for a month, and are eagerly (or anxiously) anticipating their first progress report. When the students of Warner Enhanced Option Elementary School arrived at school this year, they found some big changes! Warner is in the process of becoming an arts magnet school, so […]Read More Back to School with Books and Supplies!
I can’t believe summer is already drawing to a close! It’s amazing—the kids will be returning to school in just a few weeks (August 7 for kids in Metro schools!). The Tulip Street Legacy Fund is kicking off the school year by offering the opportunity to “Adopt a Classroom” at Warner Enhanced Elementary School! As […]Read More Adopt a Classroom
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I was delighted to be one of the recipients of Todd Burleson’s $500 gifts this year! Warner Enhanced Elementary School is a community school located in the center of historic East Nashville. It is a wonderful asset to the area. It serves children Pre-K through 4th Grade and gives…
Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of dropping off over 300 books to give to kids at Warner Enhanced Options Elementary School to start off their summer reading. What a joy! The Tulip Street Legacy Fund believes that every child should be given every opportunity to learn (and learn to love) to read. One […]Read More Giving the Gift of Reading
To get things started on our blog, we’re going to go back about five months and talk about our kick-off event. On December 11, 2016, representatives of the Legacy Fund, members of the East Nashville community, and staff members from Warner School gathered together to pack backpacks of food for kids to eat over the Winter […]Read More The Legacy Fund Kicks Off With 127 Backpacks Filled With Food!