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Clarksville Agencies offer help after Power Outages

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Several Clarksville food relief agencies are stepping up to help people who lost food supplies during the weekend’s power outages.

The City of Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development, which helps provide resources and homeless services, is working with the Community Action Agency, Loaves and Fishes, Manna Café Ministries and Urban Ministries to coordinate the effort.

People in need of food because of spoilage during the power outages should make direct contact with one of these participating agencies:

There were over 13,000 power outages across the City of Clarksville due to recent storms. (CDE Lightband)

There were over 13,000 power outages across the City of Clarksville due to recent storms. (CDE Lightband)

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City of Clarksville honors Agencies that fight Homelessness

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and the Office of Housing and Community Development Office paused Thursday to honor Clarksville’s service providers who fight homelessness and hunger.

“You are special folks, the leaders who step up in our community every day to work on the front lines in service to those who need a place to stay, nutritious food, medical care, and shelter from harm,” Mayor Pitts said. “I thank you from the bottom of my heart for the work you do to help our people and make Clarksville such a caring community.”

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Keith Lampkin, director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development, present a Certificate of Appreciation to the the Salvation Army on Thursday at a breakfast  to honor  Clarksville’s service providers who fight homelessness and hunger. Also honored were Urban Ministries; Manna Café; The Salvation Army and Serenity House; Flourishing Families; the Community Action Agency; and the Green Hill Development Corporation.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Keith Lampkin, director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development, present a Certificate of Appreciation to the the Salvation Army on Thursday at a breakfast to honor Clarksville’s service providers who fight homelessness and hunger. Also honored were Urban Ministries; Manna Café; The Salvation Army and Serenity House; Flourishing Families; the Community Action Agency; and the Green Hill Development Corporation.

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Clarksville Association of Realtors® Young Professionals Network raises Money For SafeHouse, Mike Groves Memorial Scholarship Fund

 

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Clarksville Association of REALTORSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Association of Realtors® Young Professionals Network (CAR YPN) on October 4th, 2018 presented a check for over $65,000 to Urban Ministries’ SafeHouse, and raised over $42,000 for their Mike Groves Memorial Scholarship Fund.

The CAR YPN raised these funds through its hugely successful Handbags for Hope fundraiser which was held on August 4th.

Clarksville Association of Realtors® Young Professionals Network Presents check to SafeHouse.

Clarksville Association of Realtors® Young Professionals Network Presents check to SafeHouse.

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City of Clarksville, United Way unveil “Real Change, Not Spare Change” program to reduce panhandling

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and the United Way of the Greater Clarksville Area have introduced a program designed to reduce panhandling by encouraging citizens to give to agencies that attack the real problems of need and homelessness.

The “Real Change, Not Spare Change” program urges citizens to refrain from making direct donations to panhandlers. Instead, the campaign encourages residents to contribute to agencies that provide food for people in need and to agencies whose mission is to provide services to homeless individuals and families.

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Clarksville Association of Realtors announces Tickets on Sale Now For Handbags For Hope

 

Clarksville Association of REALTORSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Association of Realtors (CAR) will host the fifth annual Handbags For Hope at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on Saturday, August 4th, 2018.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Urban Ministry’s SafeHouse for Women and the CAR Young Professionals Network Mike Groves Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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Clarksville Residents invited to join Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

 

Clarksville Letter carriers food drive will be May 12th

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville members of the National Association of Letter Carriers invite local residents to join them in their 26th annual National Food Drive on Saturday, May 12th, 2018.

The Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, the country’s largest single-day food drive, provides residents with an easy way to donate food to those in need.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan presented a proclamation in support of the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. The drive, conducted by local letter carriers, will be Saturday, May 12th. Pictured, from left, are local postmaster John C. Greiner, Mayor McMillan, local NALC branch president Ray Maki and Demoia Eatherly, chief steward for local rural letter carriers.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan presented a proclamation in support of the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. The drive, conducted by local letter carriers, will be Saturday, May 12th. Pictured, from left, are local postmaster John C. Greiner, Mayor McMillan, local NALC branch president Ray Maki and Demoia Eatherly, chief steward for local rural letter carriers.

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Clarksville Association of Realtors annual Handbags for Hope tickets on sale now

 

Clarksville Association of REALTORSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Association of Realtors (CAR) will host the fourth annual Handbags For Hope at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on Saturday, August 12th, 2017.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Urban Ministry’s SafeHouse for Women and the CAR Young Professionals Network Mike Groves Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Handbags For Hope will feature over 200 handbags, wallets, and tote bags for women and men in a silent and live auction. The live auction will feature special “themed” bags with hundreds of dollars worth of special items inside.

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City of Clarksville, Urban Ministries, THDA dedicate center for homeless families

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Safe Place, a new transitional center to help homeless families, was dedicated Wednesday by Urban Ministries and the City of Clarksville.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan; Beverly Dycus, Executive Director of Urban Ministries/Clarksville; Clarksville Director of Housing & Community Development Keith Lampkin; and Sherry Smith, senior housing coordinator for the Tennessee Housing Development Agency; joined with a crowd of about 60 citizens to dedicate the facility and celebrate the new community resource.

SafePlace, a new transitional center to help homeless families, was dedicated for use Wednesday by the City of Clarksville, Urban Ministries and THDA.

SafePlace, a new transitional center to help homeless families, was dedicated for use Wednesday by the City of Clarksville, Urban Ministries and THDA.

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Clarksville Association of Realtors 3rd Annual Handbags For Hope set for August 20th

 

Clarksville Association of REALTORSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Association of Realtors (CAR) will host the third annual Handbags For Hope at Old Glory Distilling Company on Saturday, August 20th.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Urban Ministry’s SafeHouse for Women and the CAR Young Professionals Network Mike Groves Memorial Fund.

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Houston County Teen donates to Montgomery County Safehouse

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – While most teens are focused on social media, 16-year-old Bekkah Eaves is focused on social causes.

Eaves started a charity called Bekkah’s Bags earlier this year. The organization focuses on providing basic essentials to homeless infants and children.

She was moved to start the charity after volunteering to serve food at a homeless camp in Nashville Tennessee. While volunteering she noticed infants and toddlers without basic age appropriate items.

Bekkah Eaves with the bags she donated to the Montgomery County Safehouse.

Bekkah Eaves with the bags she donated to the Montgomery County Safehouse.

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