A strong community is one that gathers to support one another. The events held throughout the year bring families, friends, and community leaders together to celebrate great childhoods and raise awareness about the importance of prevention. 


Resilience Screening
April 19th - 5:00 p.m.
c3/consulting - Nashville, TN

Please join Waller, Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee and c3/consulting for a complimentary screening of Resilience. In recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, please join us for this powerful film which explores the impact of childhood trauma and showcases the trailblazers in pediatrics, education, and social welfare who are developing and using innovative interventions to help build resilient children. Check out the trailer:

Fire Fork Feast- April 7
Wedge Oak Farms in Nashville, TN

Have you always been interested in learning how to cook glorious cuts of meat over open fire? Then, you are in the right place! Fire Fork Feast is a food festival celebrating the art of open fire cooking. A portion of each ticket sold will come back to PCAT. Get yours today!


9th annual pinwheel festival - April 21

3021 Lealand Ln Nashville, TN - Join us on Saturday, April 21, 2018 for FREE, family fun! Held at Sevier Park in Nashville's 12 South community, the Pinwheel Festival is a place where kids come to play, parents come to connect, and we celebrate everything that is great about childhood! You'll see local children's groups perform, have the opportunity to make crafts and play games, and eat! Bounce houses, face painting, and puppets are just SOME of the fun things we have in store. Don't miss it!

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Pinwheel Party - nashville, tn
april 26, 2018

Join us on the 27th floor of the Nashville City Center Building at Waller for incredible views, heartwarming moments, and a silent auction to benefit our mission. 


good food - dining with a purpose

Do you own a restaurant that is committed to creating a strong community? Do you know of a restaurant that would be interested in giving back? Good Food events bring people together around the table to connect, learn, and engage with the great work we are doing in the community. These completely customized events are an intimate way to raise awareness about the mission of Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee, all while having an amazing meal. 

For more information, contact Melanie Scott, Director of Development.


Pinwheel GArden Party Nashville - MAy 20, 2017

Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee thanks, our donors and supporters, with a garden party filled with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, lovely gardens and a word from a family that PCAT was fortunate enough to be invited into their home and walk alongside them on their parenting journey.  


Pinwheel Celebration Breakfast Oak Ridge - April 21, 2017

The Pinwheel Celebration Breakfast is our chance to honor members of the community who are champions for building strong families and creating great childhoods for children in East Tennessee. 

Unite for Children April 4, 2017

  We partnered with the Nashville Children's Alliance to host nearly 1000 people at our FREE community event at Sevier Park in Nashville in April 2017.  See more from the event...

We partnered with the Nashville Children's Alliance to host nearly 1000 people at our FREE community event at Sevier Park in Nashville in April 2017. See more from the event...

Unsung Heroes 2017 / Children's Advocacy Days

What is an Unsung Hero? A parent or caregiver who demonstrates incredible resiliency,
draws upon a strong support system, understands their child’s development or needs, shows empathy and support toward their child’s feelings, and who is not afraid to ask for help or receive help. Read more of their amazing stories here.

bbq, bREW, AND yOU - August 27, 2016

The clouds parted and the rain subsided just in time for us to host a fantastic crowd at ONEC1TY in Nashville for an evening of amazing BBQ courtesy of Bacon & Caviar, cold brews provided by Ajax Turner, and a special appearance made by local radio personality and Bachelorette contestant, Wells Adams. 

Pinwheel garden party - may 22, 2016

As a "thank you" to our donors, the Pinwheel Garden Party was a beautiful spring evening of food, music, cocktails, and a chance to continue to support our mission. Guests enjoyed a live auction, entertainment by the bluegrass ensemble, Grass Stains, and food by Milk & Honey Food Company.