News & Updates

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Yields Big Results

We have the results for last Saturday’s Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive and it is amazing! Through the Franklin Post Office, 28,132 pounds of food was collected from the people of Williamson County. This compared to 3,300 pounds collected last year by GraceWorks. We owe a BIG Thank You to...
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May GraceWorks Prayer Requests

GraceWorks is a ministry of grace, rooted in prayer. We believe that prayer is a powerful tool that allows us access to the heart of God. We invite you to join us in praying for GraceWorks Ministries, and our local community. Here is a list of requests for the month...
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How to Give Smartly

With more than 1.5 million charities in the world, how do you tell which ones make the most impact? How do you determine the ones who champion your cause or do the most with your donation? Here are a few tips which may help. 1. Identify the causes important to...
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Middle School Drive Away Hunger Challenge Sets New Record

The results of the 3rd Annual Drive Away Hunger Challenge are in and a record 51,735 pounds of food for the pantry at GraceWorks was collected. Woodland Middle School is our grand prize winner for the most pounds collected with a whopping 31,197 pounds and Freedom Intermediate School is our grand...
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The Best Volunteers in the State of Tennessee!

Tennessee is called “The Volunteer State,” a nickname that started during the War of 1812, when thousands of volunteer soldiers from Tennessee played a prominent role, especially at the Battle of New Orleans. This reputation for volunteering was reinforced during the Mexican War when the secretary of state asked for 2,800...
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Through a Listening Ear

GraceWorks folks don’t always hear from former clients after they’ve been helped—and the hope always is that they’re doing all right and don’t need help anymore. But a young mother in Fairview did come back—and no, she wasn’t doing all right. A couple of months ago, she was pregnant, and...
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The Big Payback to Provide Backpacks for Students in Need

May 3 will mark the fourth year of The Big Payback—a 24-hour online giving event hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The goal is simple—inspiring Middle Tennesseans to come together, show their pride in their community, and contribute to the life-changing work of local nonprofit organizations. In its...
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April GraceWorks Prayer Requests

GraceWorks is a ministry of grace, rooted in prayer. We believe that prayer is a powerful tool that allows us access to the heart of God. We invite you to join us in praying for GraceWorks Ministries, and our local community. Here is a list of requests for the month...
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Change for Good

Most of us have spare change lying around. We find coins under a couch cushion or in a desk drawer. Some of us keep spare change in a piggy bank or a jar. What if that change could help create positive change for someone in need? GraceWorks Ministries now has...
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More Than a Thrift Store…

I am so proud of GraceWorks that I often walk around wearing my GraceWorks’ name tag. Yes, I confess, sometimes even on a Saturday while grocery shopping. And I find people will go out of their way to tell me how much they like GraceWorks. What I hear most often...
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Helping a Neighbor Stay Warm

He needed only $120. He had been living in a shack this past winter, and finally had the opportunity to move into a proper dwelling. He had to have $300 to turn on the electricity. He gathered up all the money he had, but he was $120 short. $120 was...
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Early Registration for Ride the Vines Cycling Event Ends March 16

Less than a week remains to save $10 on registration for GraceWorks’ third annual Ride The Vines cycling event April 22 in beautiful southeastern Williamson County. The cost is $52 for Early Bird registration ending at 11:59 p.m. March 16. Riders can choose between a 24-mile or a 52-mile ride....
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