Hands On Nashville offers multiple 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.
Volunteers make Hands On Nashville events happen. Sign up for the next special event volunteering opportunity.
Hands On Nashville Day
September 23, 2017
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 2017.
ReCYCLE For Kids
July 29, 2017
ReCYCLE for Kids, presented by Jackson, is a volunteer-powered initiative that collects, restores, and connects bicycles with youth in underserved neighborhoods. Read the history and get involved with ReCYCLE.
The Mary Catherine Strobel Volunteer Awards
April 19, 2017
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, the 2017 celebration and Mary Catherine Strobel.