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It Takes All of Us

Aug. 2016

United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community.

 

 

2016 Woman of Inspiration – Sheila Hampton Robb

Feb. 2016

Sheila Robb of Thompson’s Station was named the Patricia Hart Society’s 2016 Woman of Inspiration during the annual HeART of Heart Luncheon held Feb. 5, 2016 at Embassy Suites Cool Springs. Robb, nominated by Tucker’s House, is a single mother of three whose youngest child, Ella, faces profound delays/special needs. After Tucker’s House remodeled Ella’s bathroom for better accessibility, Robb became the board secretary for Tucker’s House. Additionally, Robb recently founded a website called WheelsGoRound.org, which allows families to donate their child’s gently used medical equipment to another family to help one more child.

2016 Woman of Inspiration Finalist
Rena Booker

Feb. 2016

Rena Booker of Brentwood was nominated by The Arc Williamson County. Booker is the mother of an 11-year-old son and a 13-year-old son, both with autism. She has provided them with the support needed to become successful young men while she dealt with her own personal mental health issues. In May 2010, the Booker family lost most of their possessions in the historic floods that hit the region. She has taken control of her life, though, and is now back in school at Belmont, working part-time on a degree in social work.

2016 Woman of Inspiration Finalist
Christy Webb

Feb. 2016

Christy Webb of Franklin was nominated by Waves, Inc. and Mid-Cumberland HRA Meals on Wheels. Webb, who faces developmental challenges, experienced several periods of upheaval, including a period of homelessness, before finding her place at Waves in a supported living home. Since arriving at Waves, she has thrived, joining in Franklin Day Program outings and activities and becoming a valued volunteer at Mid-Cumberland Meals on Wheels and a part-time employee at The Arc Williamson County.

Full Tummies, Warm Hearts

Nov. 2015

Some of the donations in UWWC’s office on Wednesday, Nov. 18 (the day before volunteer drivers arrive to deliver).

Noranda CEO Dunked

Sept. 2015

Kip Smith, CEO for Noranda Aluminum, gets dunked to benefit United Way of Williamson County in Franklin, Tenn. Employees paid to take shots at their bosses during the company’s United Way campaign kickoff on Sept. 16, 2015.

2014 Woman of Inspiration Finalist
Monette Fulcher-Bruner

Feb. 2014

Monette Fulcher-Bruner is a resilient survivor who has continued to prosper in spite of hardship and trauma.

2014 Woman of Inspiration Finalist
Susan Hatfield

Feb. 2014

Susan Hatfield began volunteering with Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee when she joined its board of directors in 2007. She assists with activities and special events, is active on the MHA Speakers Bureau, and regularly volunteers in the MHA office.

2014 Woman of Inspiration Finalist
Margaret Wright

Feb. 2014

Margaret Wright has thrived and survived cancer, and she is teaching her daughter to do the same with cerebral palsy. Margaret was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma while pregnant with her third child, Nicole. She needed treatment right away.

Redington Family Found Hope, Opportunity with United Way

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