News & Voices

Friday, March 11, 2022
The last annual Gala for United Way of Sumner County (UWSC) was held in 2020 just days before the pandemic caused massive business closures and put a halt to special events all over the country.  With no 2021 Gala, we were more than excited to finally welcome guests back to our 2022 Gala in the Vineyard!  Apparently, we weren’t the only ones…
Friday, February 18, 2022
Although Tennessee has access to around $600 million in Covid rental relief funds to use for tenants, so far, only about $50M has been used, leaving plenty of funds available for those still in need.  For Sumner County, these funds are available through the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA). The funds are available to help tenants pay…
Thursday, February 10, 2022
In a crisis, in a disaster, in a pandemic, 211 is here to help every person in our community get connected to available resources for finding food, paying housing bills and connecting to other essential services. In 2021, the 211 network fielded over 20 million requests in the U.S. and Canada.   Locally, more than 2,000 calls came from Sumner…
Thursday, February 3, 2022
  Black History Month is understood as a time where we celebrate the achievements of the Black and African American community to honor their contributions to our society and culture. It’s important to remember that Black History is being made right now today, tomorrow, and the future. The actions we take today, create the future we desire. The…
Monday, December 13, 2021
Our hearts go out to all impacted by this weekend's deadly storms.  While we are thankful for no loss of life locally, we mourn with our neighboring counties and states for their losses.  Here at home, we know there are areas in our county with severe damage and we are working with officials from the City of Hendersonville, one of the hardest hit…
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
We are proud to work with several partners in Sumner County who will be offering Thanksgiving groceries/food distribution for families in need.  If you know of someone who could use assistance providing a Thanksgiving meal for their family, please refer them to one of the resources listed below: Gallatin Cares - Thanksgiving food bags available…