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Hands On volunteers meet community needs through service. On our site, you'll find hundreds of ways to volunteer, more than 170 nonprofits and community organizations looking for your help, and much more!

Want to volunteer with your family or group? Visit our group's page here.

Tornado disaster reCOVERY

On Dec. 9, 2023, devastating tornadoes ripped through Middle Tennessee.Thank you to everyone who volunteered to help remove trees and debris, sort supplies, staff distribution sites, and canvass neighborhoods to provide resources.

As the months progress, we continue to support survivors in the recovery process.

Read more about long-term recovery in Nashville and Clarksville. 

Clarksville Tornado Recovery

Nashville Tornado Recovery

Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Activities

Joining the United Way

As of Jan. 1, Hands On Nashville and United Way of Greater Nashville are one amazing organization dedicated to helping our community thrive. We will still be the same Hands On you know and love, but with UWGN's support, we'll be able to expand our services into eight neighboring counties! This means more volunteer opportunities, increased disaster coordination, and expanded services for our nonprofit partners. 

Read the full announcement



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