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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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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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Chris & Elaine Whitney

 

​Six years ago husband and wife team Chris and Elaine Whitney created One Generation Away, a nonprofit organization that grew from their dream that we can eliminate poverty in our lifetime. OGA provides emergency food service to those in need via mobile pantries, as well as through partnerships with hospitals, social workers, schools, law enforcement, churches, civic groups, and many others who want to wipe hunger off the face of America.  
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Muscular Dystrophy Association

 
 
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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Mary Ann Parks

 

When Mary Ann Parks moved to middle Tennessee nine years ago to be close to her children she immediately began to look for a place where she could be of service in her new community.   She found just that place at The Well Outreach in Spring Hill, Tennessee, serving on their prayer team, in the pantry and working at their events. 
The Well Outreach began as a food pantry in a local church in 2006, with the goal of showing God's love by giving food to those in need. The Well is supported by the generous…
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Agape Animal Rescue

 

Agape Animal Rescue is dedicated to finding forever homes for abandoned and displaced dogs while educating the public to be more responsible pet owners.   From the moment dogs enter their foster program, Agape is dedicated to making a positive difference in these dogs' lives, emotionally, socially, physically, in order to aid in a smooth transition into their forever homes. While in foster care they work to teach their foster dogs basic obedience skills, including proper leash manners and friendly house manners through their Foster Care Training Program. 
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David and Andrea Gillespie

 

​After watching their nephew battle cancer, Andrea and David Gillespie wanted to do something to not only thank St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for everything they did for their family but in hopes that they can help other families in the same position.  David ran the Memphis marathon in 2015 as a St. Jude Hero and raised an incredible $14,000 in 2 weeks. In the Spring of 2017 Andrea joined David and "Team Garrett" raised $12,770 for St. Jude. 
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