It’s been five years. Five years of beautiful friendships and a dream for safe streets and healthy families.
This Sunday, March 18th we will celebrate year five! Join us at 11 AM with special guests and meaningful conversations, and then stay for cake after! It’s going to be a fun day that you do NOT want to miss!
The West Nashville Dream Center is hosting our annual 5K run/walk on Saturday, May 12th, 2018.
Our neighborhood has limited access to grocery stores. The West Nashville Dream Center’s food ministry has a goal to help supplement groceries and meals for our neighbors on a weekly basis. We distribute nearly 2000 pounds of perishable food from our center on a weekly basis, as part of our partnerships with food-rescuing programs at Aldi, Sprouts and Whole Foods grocery stores. We also have a non-perishable food bank on-site in partnership with Second Harvest.
Our 5k is about walking (or running) together as a community. We start and end the race at our center. The exact distance, 5 kilometers, is the same distance that many of our families would have to walk or take the bus to get groceries. Registration becomes $35, t-shirt included.
We are excited about this opportunity to bring our community together to celebrate healthy living and connect with more individuals to be part of the dream.
Years ago when Cross Point Church had a location in West Nashville, volunteers went door-to-door checking on the surrounding neighbors. It became known as Adopt-A-Block. On the first Saturday of the month, we met individuals and families who were under-resourced and in need of renewed hope. Through these introductions, we found our permanent home on Delaware. We began ministries that met the needs we saw. Many of our friends and neighbors have come to our center because of a knock on their door. Adopt-A-Block remains a vessel of hope and a reminder that we want to model what it means to be a good neighbor. In 2018, Adopt-A-Block will take on a new name, DREAM STREETS. It will grow from one Saturday a month to several days a week. Food will be mobilized by teams, kids will be invited to come down to our center, and neighborhood blocks will see familiar faces on a consistent basis. The first Saturday of the month will remain, turning into a project day where we support families with immediate needs we have discovered throughout the month. We invite volunteers, new and current, who want to fight against hopelessness, hunger, poverty, and apathy to help us create Dream Streets. We will clean up streets, repair neighbors’ homes, feed their families, hold their hands in prayer and be a team who surrounds them with hope until they have the strength to do so themselves. VIEW SCHEDULE HERE
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