thriftsmart anniversary

ThriftSmart’s Anniversary: 13 Years of Impact

Dick Gygi is one of the founders of ThriftSmart and strong proponent of social entrepreneurship. As ThriftSmart celebrates its 13th anniversary, find out how it all began and how Nashville’s growth and community mean that ThriftSmarts vision and mission are just as vital today as...

Sew For Hope Receives $1,500 AARP Award

Last week, ThriftSmart's ministry partner Sew For Hope was the recipient of $1,500 from the AARP. Sew For Hope's founder, Rita Atkins (second from right in photo), was chosen as one of three Andrus Award winners in the state of Tennessee, an AARP award honoring outstanding...