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Help a child build holiday memories to last a lifetime.

Holiday Heroes provide gifts to local children and families participating in Youth Villages’ programs.  Generous donors and shoppers like YOU enable us to fulfill the wish lists of more than 2,200 Middle Tennessee youth and children. 

Your family, company, civic or religious group can bring children and youth near you a holiday they will always remember! All donations will help the children we serve in Middle Tennessee and the Nashville area.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

Shop

  • Each child fills out a wish list of three gifts.
  • Heroes sponsor a child or sibling group ($100-$150 per child)
  • Heroes shop for the items on the wish list (new gifts only)
  • Please focus on the three wishes (it is what the child is hoping for)
  • Bundle the unwrapped gifts and wish list in a clear bag
  • Deliver the gifts no later than Friday, Dec. 6 to DeVry University

OR

Sponsor

  • $5,000 – Sponsor youth who enter our care days before holiday break
  • $3,000 – Sponsor the YVLifeSet holiday party
  • $1,000 – Sponsor a Nashville group home holiday party
  • $500 – Sponsor the wish lists for a sibling group
  • $100 – Sponsor a wish list for a child

Deadline:
Friday, Dec. 6

Drop-off:
DeVry University (8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
3343 Perimeter Hill Dr. S
Nashville, TN 37211

Contact:
Sponsorship
Email: Lyndsay Wilkinson
615-250-7323

Shop
Email: Julie Abbott
615-250-7266

Social News

3 days ago

Youth Villages

You can help bring hope and healing to the young women supported by Youth Villages in Massachusets by attending and/or sponsoring the Rockin’ for Janie fundraising event in Boston on Oct. 25th at 7 pm. Click here for more info: support.youthvillages.org/event/rockin-for-janie-2019/e242240 ... See MoreSee Less

You can help bring hope and healing to the young women supported by Youth Villages in Massachusets by attending and/or sponsoring the Rockin’ for Janie fundraising event in Boston on Oct. 25th at 7 pm.  Click here for more info: https://support.youthvillages.org/event/rockin-for-janie-2019/e242240

5 days ago

Youth Villages

Our Wallace group home for girls in Nashville got to walk the Red Carpet at the Nashville Film Festival for the premiere of their original song they created in partnership with Livin’ Reel.

The Nashville Film Festival’s Livin’ Reel project connects local artists with at-risk youth to create an original piece of art. This year, the Wallace girls teamed up with local artists to create an original song called “I Choose” written and recorded by the girls in the home.
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Comment on Facebook

This is so awesome. Fantastic job girls❤❤❤❤❤

You girls where made in Gods amazing love

This is amazing!!!!!

Thank you for sharing...there can be joy in choosing to be brave and vulnerable...

This touched my heart! Thank you Youth Villages!

Awesome job!!’

Brought tears to my eyes 💕 I will Always Love My Wallace Wonders

Very nice

Way to go girls!!!!!!

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2 weeks ago

Youth Villages

When Michael finds something he enjoys doing or has a goal that he wants to work towards he will work diligently to accomplish it! He loves sports and music, including rap and country. He hopes for a family that enjoys spending time together and will support him in accomplishing his goals for the future. Do you know of a family that’s would the perfect fit for Michael? Click the link in our bio for Michael’s full story and to see other children looking for caring, foster and adoptive homes.

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When Michael finds something he enjoys doing or has a goal that he wants to work towards he will work diligently to accomplish it! He loves sports and music, including rap and country. He hopes for a family that enjoys spending time together and will support him in accomplishing his goals for the future. Do you know of a family that’s would the perfect fit for Michael? Click the link in our bio for Michael’s full story and to see other children looking for caring, foster and adoptive homes.

https://bddy.me/2p9TnBj

2 weeks ago

Youth Villages

Darilyn Espinoza, a former YVLifeSet participant, delivered an amazing, heartfelt speech about how thesupport of every day people gave her the confidence she needed to overcome challenges. You can support amazing young women like Darilyn by attending Rockin’ for Janie on Oct. 25th at the Hard Rock Café in Boston. Purchase your tickets here: support.youthvillages.org/event/rockin-for-janie-2019/e242240 ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

He is amazing 🤗, She is so inspiring 🙏

What an awesome and amazingly strong and inspirational young woman!!!

I am truly overcome with hope and at the end of her story...actual happiness. This testimonial is exactly what Janie’s Fund is about. To think you could help even one person by donating is unreal. It means so much to all of us.

Sweet job guys. Keep up work 💋💋💋

Espectácular, excelente motivo para ayudar haciendo donaciones para personas que realmente lo necesitan!

Can we please have one of these in Australia? 🇦🇺

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3 weeks ago

Youth Villages

Cheers to 10 years, Inner Harbour! Today our team at Youth Villages Georgia celebrated the 10 year merger anniversary at Inner Harbour in Douglasville, GA! With the help of a passionate, hardworking staff, we have been able to serve over 3900 youth at this campus! ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

great job

Y’all are awesome! I love love love ❤️Youth Villages!!!

Fantastic!!

Woohoo!!!

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