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.
"The child may not remember, but the body remembers."
RESILIENCE: THE BIOLOGY OF STRESS & THE SCIENCE OF HOPE chronicles the birth of a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities, who are using cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease. Join us for a screening of the film, followed by a cocktail reception. Tickets here.
the pinwheel festival
Bounce houses! Entertainment! Games and fun! This FREE, family festival has it all. Join us on April 21st at Sevier Park in Nashville to celebrate great childhoods and help build a strong community where children can thrive. Kids can make crafts, get their faces painted, enjoy a cupcake, and maybe even join us for some community yoga!
More details to come!
good Food - Dining with a purpose
Good Food events are organized by us, hosted by restaurants, and attended by those who want to learn more about what we do.
Intimate and completely customized to a restaurants needs, these gatherings offer the opportunity to expose new patrons to the restaurant and engage them in the work we are doing in the community, all while enjoying a fabulous meal and perfectly paired wine. To learn more, or host a Good Food event at your restaurant, contact Melanie Scott, Director of Development, or call our office at (615) 383-0994.
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
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.