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HON announces the recipients of 2021 Strobel Volunteer Awards

Lenny Schumacher

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NASHVILLE, TN — Hands On Nashville honors six individuals and a team from seven categories of 2021 Strobel Volunteer Awards on July 1, 2021. The recipients are all volunteers who contribute to significant community service achievements.

The winners will receive a $1,000 gift card from the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee which they can give to their preferred charity as a donation.

Hands On Nashville or HON, a volunteer organization committed to accommodating the community needs, announces seven categories, including group volunteer service, direct service (older adult), direct service (adult), direct service (youth), capacity-building, disaster relief and social justice impact.

HON adds two new categories for the 35th Annual Mary Catherine Strobel Volunteer Awards, disaster relief and social justice impact. Disaster relief is to honor an extraordinary volunteer during Nashville's recovery from the tornado, pandemic or bombing, while social justice impact is for dismantling or calling out systemic injustice.

“It was a tough year for so many but volunteers went above and beyond, and we’re so excited to honor them during this year’s Strobel Awards," said Lori Shinton, HON President and CEO.

Here is the list of winners:

  • Group volunteer service: Bridge Builders, various children and families
  • Direct service (older adult): Dennis Caffrey, Siloam Health
  • Direct service (adult): Teaka Jackson, Love Thy Neighbors
  • Direct service (youth): Sydnee Floyd, Jumbled Dreams Changing Lives
  • Capacity-building: Corrie Anderson, Community Resource Center
  • Disaster relief: Maria Amado, Community Resource Center
  • Social justice impact: Greta McClain, Silent No Longer

Jackson National Life Insurance Company presented the 35th Annual Mary Catherine Strobel Volunteer Awards. The screening panel selected the winners from 135 nominations.

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