Fundraiser for the Vaughn-Thomas Borum Teen Counseling Fund

The Vaughn-Thomas Borum Teen Counseling Fund will hold a fundraiser at Top Golf on Nov. 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds benefitting Catholic Charities’ counseling programs.

Registration is now open. You can register as an individual or as a team.

If you have questions about the event, please contact Kathy Borum at kdborum@gmail.com for any questions about the event.

Register for the event or become a sponsor

Learn more about The Vaughn-Thomas Borum Teen Counseling Fund at Catholic Charities

 

Refugee Volunteer Informational Meeting

Catholic Charities has many opportunities to help refugee families and youth in Middle Tennessee.

In particular, we have about 70 openings to serve as an Afghan Family Mentor Volunteer.

Members from our volunteer team are hosting a virtual informational meeting to help you learn about volunteer opportunities and ask any questions before you apply to be a volunteer. Our team will also review the application process so you know exactly what to expect.

Thank you in advance for your interest in being a Catholic Charities volunteer.

El Festival de Esperanza

El Festival de Esperanza – meaning “festival of hope” – is our most important annual fundraiser. Please come celebrate the thousands of people who have sought and found healing through our work since 1962.  It will be an amazing evening filled with a spirit of reunion  in the context of a fun, Cuban-themed festival in honor of our special guests.

Learn more about El Festival de Esperanza and get your tickets today.

Adoption Information Meeting

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville is hosting an informational meeting via zoom to help the community learn more about adopting domestically and internationally as well as foster parenting. Our adoption services team will provide education on the definitions of types of adoptions, starting the process, wait times, fees, etc.

Please register for event with Amanda Bennett at abennett@cctenn.org to receive the Zoom link.

Adoption Information Meeting

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville is hosting an informational meeting via zoom to help the community learn more about adopting domestically and internationally as well as foster parenting. Our adoption services team will provide education on the definitions of types of adoptions, starting the process, wait times, fees, etc.

Please register for event with Amanda Bennett at abennett@cctenn.org to receive the Zoom link.

In-Person Adoption Information Meeting

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville is hosting an in-person informational meeting to help the community learn more about adopting domestically and internationally as well as foster parenting.

You can drop by anytime between 11:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to meet our team and learn about different of types of adoptions, starting the process, wait times, fees, etc.

Please RSVP with Amanda Bennett at abennett@cctenn.org.

Adoption Information Meetings via Zoom

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville is hosting an informational meeting via zoom to help the community learn more about adopting domestically and internationally as well as foster parenting. Our adoption services team will provide education on the definitions of types of adoptions, starting the process, wait times, fees, etc.

Please register for event with Amanda Bennett at abennett@cctenn.org to receive the Zoom link.

Adult Support Group for Bombing Survivors

Many people who have experienced a disaster or traumatic event find that the anniversary of that event can bring troubling reminders, symptoms, and stress.

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Nashville, and the MNPD Family Intervention Program will be offering an open support group on the evenings of November 30 and December 14 for adults impacted by the December 2020 bombing. Both support groups will take place at Casa Azafran, 2195 Nolensville Rd.

The group will be led by trained trauma therapists who will facilitate an atmosphere of mutual support and connection around the themes of reflection and resilience.

To RSVP please email Melinda Snader at msnader@cctenn.org.

If you cannot attend, here is a resource about emotional support during Anniversaries and Trigger Events.

Adoption Information Sessions Via Zoom

The Catholic Charities is hosting two one-hour information sessions via Zoom on  Sept. 23 for parents interested in learning more about the adoption process and how Catholic Charities can assist.

To RSVP, please contact Amanda Bennett via email at abennett@cctenn.org or (615) 760-1023.

Adoption Information Session Via Zoom

Catholic Charities is hosting a one-hour information session via Zoom on  Oct. 26 for parents interested in learning more about the adoption process and how Catholic Charities can assist.

To RSVP, please contact Amanda Bennett via email at abennett@cctenn.org or (615) 760-1023.

Nashville SC IMPACT Soccer Pop-Up Tour

Want to check out a real kid-sized soccer mini-pitch built by Nashville Soccer Club? The Nashville SC IMPACT Soccer Pop-Up Tour sponsored by BODYARMOR is partnering with us from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 12 at our Catholic Charities Family Resource Center at C. E. McGruder (2013 25th Avenue North).

Don’t miss this cool pop-up event, which will include family-friendly soccer activities, inflatable pitches, 3v3 tournaments, and drills for soccer skills. Street teams from the Nashville SC and BODYARMOR will be onsite to provide fanfare, music, prizes, and giveaways.

Please join us at this fun and festive event, which is free and open to any youth.

SewPop 2021 Open Market

SewPOP is a student marketplace that showcases the work of Sewing Training Academy students and friends of the school.

The year’s SewPOP Open Market will be held Saturday, December 4, at The Clay Lady Campus, 1416 Lebanon Pike. The market is open to the public, and admission is free.

The event will showcase Nashville makers, including fiber artists, ceramicists, hat makers, sculptors, fine artists, ethnic clothing makers, jewelry makers, designers, boutique fashion shops and more. It will be the perfect opportunity to purchase unique gifts for the holidays while shopping local.

The market is being held in conjunction with The Clay Lady’s Annual Holiday Sale, which will be just steps away from the STA market.

If you have any questions about SewPop 2021, please contact Trishawna Quincy at tquincy@cctenn.org.

SewPop 2021 Opening Night Party

SewPOP is a student marketplace that showcases the work of Sewing Training Academy students and friends of the school.

Friday, December 3 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Nashville’s Cityside neighborhood will be hopping with SewPOP’s Opening Night Party. Purchase a ticket to enjoy first dibs on shopping, silent auction, entertainment, and food & drinks. (The price of the ticket includes two drink tickets and two food tickets.)

SewPOP 2021 will showcase Nashville makers, including fiber artists, ceramicists, hat makers, sculptors, fine artists, ethnic clothing makers, jewelry makers, designers, boutique fashion shops and more. It will be the perfect opportunity to purchase unique gifts for the holidays while shopping local.

The fun will continue Saturday, December 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with SewPOP’s Open Market, a free event held in conjunction with The Clay Lady’s Annual Holiday Sale, which will be just steps away from the STA market.

All ticket proceeds from SewPOP benefit the Sewing Training Academy.

SewPOP Marketplace Schedule

  • December 3 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Ticketed Party
  • December 4 from 10 a.m to 5 p.m. – Free Access Holiday Market

If you have any questions about SewPop 2021, please contact Trishawna Quincy at tquincy@cctenn.org.

Pathways to Possibilities Annual Fundraising Campaign

Pathways to Possibilities, presented as a virtual event for the second year in a row, is our key annual fundraising campaign. Without this critical financial support, we could not serve all those who need our help.

We are still accepting donations!Visit the Pathways to Possibilities page to donate and see all the content around this year’s theme of “Love, Hope, and Healing.”

Catholic Charities is grateful to First Horizon for being this year’s presenting sponsor, and we appreciate the support of all our our sponsors, listed below. Their generosity furthers our mission: “Following Christ’s example, we recognize the dignity of all people and serve our neighbors.”

 

Adoption Information Sessions

Catholic Charities will hold to general information sessions via Zoom for anyone interested in more information about available adoption services.

These session are open to the public.

Please contact Julie Bolles at jbolles@cctenn.org to register and receive the Zoom link to your choice of the two meetings.

Pattern Drafting II

A continuation of Pattern Drafting I, this course focuses on the advancement of technical skills through the completion of complex pattern drafting projects.  Emphasis is on precision and the mastery of drafting techniques. Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Draft basic torso and pant slopers;
  • Demonstrate the use of slopers to create complex designs;
  • Apply clothing construction skills to develop muslin samples for dress form fit evaluations;
  • Apply use of slopers to create assigned styles; and
  • Utilize slopers to create original designs.

This course is for current Sewing Training Academy students only.

Weekly Group Therapy Sessions for Survivors

Catholic Charities is hosting online virtual meetings on Wednesdays beginning Feb. 17 for anyone impacted by the December 25 bombing in Nashville.

Each session will take place from 5:30-6:30 p.m. These sessions are free and open to anyone. All you need is Zoom to join in.

Our therapists create safe spaces where survivors of trauma can find support, reflect on their experiences, and begin healing. Catholic Charities is pleased to offer this resource and the expertise of our trauma therapists to the Nashville community.

Join the session
(you can join Zoom beginning at 5:15 pm)