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Vickie Harris

 
Vickie Harris created and runs Music City Animal Rescue, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that rescues abandoned, abused or neglected animals in and around the Middle Tennessee area. Music City Animal Rescue is a foster based home network of highly dedicated individuals that care for the animals in their own homes until they can find their forever families. This network is dedicated to the complete care and placement process. From the moment an animal comes into their program, it is treated as part of a family. 
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Kiley Maupin

 
Kiley Maupin has spent the last 15 years serving at risk youth in need at My Friend’s House. As the Direct Support Services Manager Kiley helps ensure compliance with programs and services, all while supporting and staff and residents with structure and understanding.  But beyond the policies and training, most importantly, Kiley is a mentor and shining example to the vulnerable youth who call My Friend's House home. 
 
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Debbie Noland

 
Its’s difficult to put into words all that Debbie Noland does and is to the Nolensville community. Simply put Debbie is the backbone of the Nolensville Food Pantry. As the pantry’s primary coordinator she works to feed those in need. She along with a group of committed volunteers make up Nolensville’s only food pantry.  
 
The Nolensville Food Pantry comes alongside families during difficult times to love on them. The pantry helps with immediate needs of food, household, and personal goods.
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Marianne Schroer

CASA
 
 
Marianne Schroer has spent a lifetime caring for others and being of service to her community.  This extends beyond her 30+ years of experience working as a therapist.  Marianne is the type of person who sees people, is driven to help others and shows up to help in the hardest of situations to lend a helping hand.  
 
For the past five years Marianne has helped take CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) to the next level, fundraising and  creating a community awareness around the work CASA does and helping to recruit advocates for the 25+ new cases a month.  
 
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Sarah Hart

Achilles International, Nashville Chapter
 

Sarah Hart founded the Nashville Chapter of Achilles International, a nonprofit whose sole purpose is to partner athletes with and with out disabilities so that all can enjoy the sport of running and participating in running activities and events.  Specialized programs include the Achilles Freedom Team which serves wounded military personnel and veterans; Achilles Kids which provides training, race opportunities, and an in-school program for children with disabilities; the Achilles Para-triathlon Team 
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Donate Life TN

 

Donate Life TN has tasked themselves with the important job of educating Tennesseans on the importance of registering to become an organ and tissue donor.  
 
On average, 20 people die every day from the lack of available organs for transplant. One deceased donor can save up to eight lives through organ donation and can save and enhance more than 100 lives through the lifesaving and healing gift of tissue donation. 
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Marianne Schroer

Honored for Lifetime of Service and Work with Children In Need

Marianne Schroer has spent a lifetime caring for others and being of service to her community.  This extends beyond her 30+ years of experience working as a therapist.  Marianne is the type of person who sees people, is driven to help others and shows up to help in the hardest of situations to lend a helping hand.  

For the past five years Marianne has helped take CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) to the next level, fundraising and  creating a community awareness around the work CASA does and helping to…
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Sunny Rosanbalm


Established in 2009, Tucker’s House helps families determine what modifications are needed in a home to make it a safer environment for a child and those who care for the child.  After the determination has been made, Tucker’s House performs the necessary work.  Construction may range from installing a wheel chair ramp to removing carpeting and replacing it with hardwood flooring enabling easier wheel chair mobility.  Based on the needs of the client, renovations often include the widening of doorways, remodeling of bathrooms, including curb-less showers and roll-under sinks.  

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MDA Providing Hope For Families


 

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) has made it their mission to create hope and answers for families living with muscular dystrophy and related diseases that take away physical strength and mobility.   These families are at the heart of everything MDA offers- from clinics to prepare and train them to care for their loved ones to assistance getting them the equipment they may need in their home.

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Stephen Huff


Stephen Huff spent his life as an athlete.  He played baseball in college and then played in the pros.  He never smoked.  He took care of himself.  All of these are just some of the reasons it was so shocking that at the age of 29 he was diagnosed with stage IV inoperable lung cancer.  
 
As Stephen goes through treatment he his wife Emily have decided to put this horrific experience to work with the creation of The Huff Project.  The Huff Project is committed to raising the awareness around lung cancer, destroying the negative stigma that…
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