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The Charity Gala

November 11, 2023
7:00 pm

Save the date for the 32nd Annual Charity Gala! Jackson’s chance to dress to impress is Saturday, November 11, 2023. The event includes a cocktail reception, silent auction, seated dinner, award presentations, live music, and dancing.

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Jackson Pride Fest

10:00 am

Save the date for this year's Pride Fest in Jackson, Tennessee!

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Jackson International Food & Arts Festival

10:00 am

Celebrate the diversity of our community at the 9th Annual Jackson International Food & Arts Festival.

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Jacob Barker Music Fest

6:00 pm

The 7th Annual Jacob Barker Music Fest is October 6-7 in downtown Jackson, Tennessee.

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Weakley County Bicentennial Celebration

8:00 am

The Weakley County Bicentennial will be celebrated throughout the year leading up to a full week of special events ending with a large celebration on the County’s 200th anniversary, October 21, 2023, on the Courthouse lawn in Dresden.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Brunch | "Breast Brunch Ever"

11:00 am

This event is an educational brunch and fundraiser for the Breast Cancer Awareness Fund.

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Take Your Girls Night Out

6:00 pm

Take Your Girls Night Out 5K/Walk

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Community Foundation of West Tennessee Announces Advancement of Beth Koffman to Chief Operating Officer

August 29, 2023

The Community Foundation of West Tennessee announced the advancement of Beth Koffman to Chief Operating Officer.

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100 Women Who Care: West Tennessee

August 24, 2023

The Community Foundation of West Tennessee announced the relaunch of 100 Women Who Care: West Tennessee at a press event hosted at The Foundation office.

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Community Foundation of West Tennessee Announces 32nd Annual Charity Gala

August 18, 2023

The Community Foundation of West Tennessee will host the 32nd Annual Charity Gala on Saturday, November 12, 2023 at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in downtown Jackson.

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$28,000 Donated to Local Nonprofits

July 25, 2023

Jackson Bowling and Skating Family Fun Center, in partnership with the Community Foundation of West Tennessee, donated $28,000 to seven local nonprofits in celebration of its 28th anniversary in business.

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2021-2023 Board of Trustees Chairman

July 20, 2023

We are highlighting our 2021-2023 Board Chair, Bill Buckley. We are thankful for his leadership and contributions to The Foundation during his term.

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$55,000 Awarded in Community Impact Grants for 2023-2024

June 22, 2023

The Community Foundation of West Tennessee awarded $55,000 to seven organizations for its annual Community Impact Grants at a celebration hosted at Catbird Studio.

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A Weekend of Tennis and Fundraising

May 24, 2023

The West Tennessee Invitational is a weekend packed full of tennis, friendly competition, and fundraising to support the health and well-being of babies and children in West Tennessee.

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What is a Donor Services Associate?

May 12, 2023

Learn more about the day to day role of our Donor Services Associate, Haylee Criswell.

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Foundation Group Donates $10,000 to Purchase Sleep Sacks for Newborns

April 17, 2023

The Ayers Children’s Medical Center Advisory Board, a committee of The Foundation, donated $10,000 to fund the purchase of 1,250 sleep sacks for the West Tennessee Healthcare Women’s Center.

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Investing in Our Community (2021-2022)

April 1, 2023

Being a part of the West Tennessee community is important to us. Learn more about our impact in 2022.

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Foundation Presents West Tennessee Healthcare Proceeds from Charity Gala

December 16, 2022

West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation presented proceeds from its 31st Annual Charity Gala to the West Tennessee Healthcare Board of Trustees during the December meeting.

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LIFELINE Blood Services Receives Gift from The Foundation

August 29, 2022

LIFELINE was recently presented with a financial gift for a valuable piece of new equipment: a professional medical-grade refrigerator with advanced monitoring and control.

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Thank you for joining us at the Community Foundation Social! Connect with us to keep up with what's new at The Foundation.

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2023 Tigrett Award Recipient


Meet our 2023 Tigrett Award Recipient - Allison DeMarcus.

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2023 Dr. A. Barnett Scott Service Award


Robert Walden and Jim Norton are the Dr. Barnett Scott Service Award recipients.

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2023 Jackson Awards Recipients


Congratulations to our 2023 class of Jackson Awards! We are excited to recognize these community leaders for their contributions to Jackson.

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Foundation Transition


We are excited to begin a new journey of growth, enrichment, and community development in the lives of West Tennesseans.

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Community Impact Grants 2023-2024


The West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation is now accepting proposals from local non-profits for its annual Community Impact Grants.

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