Resolve to Serve Stories

Special Events

Hands On Nashville offers signature events each year that engage young volunteers and adults alike in meaningful service opportunities. From painting schools and planting urban gardens, these events are designed to celebrate the incredible work volunteers do in our community every day – and to encourage continued growth for Middle Tennessee's spirit of service.

Hands On Nashville Day

September 2018

For 26 years, Hands On Nashville Day has mobilized countless volunteers to build stronger communities through service. HON Day brings volunteers together to support one of the city's most important resources: Metro Nashville Public Schools. Learn more about Hands On Nashville Day.


The Mary Catherine Strobel Volunteer Awards

April 25, 2018

The Strobel Volunteer Awards recognize Middle Tennessee volunteers who give their time and talents to improve the community. Having recently celebrated its 31st year, the awards are Middle Tennessee’s largest annual celebration of volunteerism. The annual ceremony is hosted by Hands On Nashville in partnership with the Strobel family, and honor the spirit of service demonstrated by Mary Catherine Strobel. Learn more about the awards and Mary Catherine Strobel.