Nolensville Community Closet Bus Reno_SentSunday2019_TheVillage

STAFF REPORTS

On Sunday, 500 people volunteered to help with multiple projects in or near South Nashville as part of The Village Church’s Sent Sunday, according to a release.

In Nolensville, Cane Ridge, Antioch, Lenox Village, more than 32 projects received help from neighborhood volunteers — totally more than $30,000 worth of work.

  • 6 local schools received painting, construction, cleaning, decorating and landscaping work

  • 50,000 meals were packed and donated through Meals of Hope to Second Harvest Food Bank and Nolensville Food Pantry

  • 12 local schools received materials and supplies to support teachers and students

  • 1,000 teacher appreciation gifts were created to say thank you and to remind area teachers that they are loved

  • 150-plus bags were assembled for students of Norman Binkley Elementary, Shayne Elementary and Oliver Middle so they can have access to food over upcoming weekends

  • 100 blessing bags were made for distribution to members of the local homeless population

  •  40 birthday boxes were assembled for distribution through food pantries so that everyone can celebrate a birthday with a cake and party

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