Community Members Fight Pandemic by Sharing Joy

Craving some uplifting news? Scroll through the roundup below to learn how Middle Tennesseans of all backgrounds are spreading positivity during this pandemic.

Amy Lee, an art teacher at Nashville’s St. Edwards School, is continuing to engage with her students virtually. As part of one recent homework assignment, Amy encouraged students to design cards for healthcare workers and first responders. The drawings below are just a few of the many student art pieces that are being displayed on TV monitors across Ascension Saint Thomas facilities in order to bring smiles to front line associates.

Two well-known Nashvillians and their wives are seen below bringing bouquets and meals to Ascension Saint Thomas Midtown employees. This thoughtful act of service is part of a broader initiative called Feeding Nashville that was recently launched by Hayley Hubbard, wife of Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard, and Taylin Lewan, wife of the Tennessee Titans’ Taylor Lewan. In addition to providing 213 meals and counting to healthcare workers, Feeding Nashville has already donated significantly to Middle Tennesseans affected by last month’s tornado.

Feeding Nashville

Associates at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford were treated to a University of Tennessee-themed luncheon, courtesy of the UT Foundation, the Parks Family of Realtors, and Five Senses Restaurant in Murfreesboro. Fun fact: Gordon Ferguson, President and CEO of Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford, is a University of Tennessee-Knoxville alum!

UT foundation

The Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford campus was colorfully “chalked” by local children hoping to offer encouragement to healthcare workers. Siblings John Thomas, Katherine, and Violet are pictured below.

Parkerson Family

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