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Shop Amazon to Support First Steps!

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Shop for everyone on your gift list during the holidays at smile.amazon.com/ch/62-0674974 and Amazon donates to First Steps, Inc! Amazon Smile has the same great items and service that you find with Amazon. You likely will not even notice the … Continue reading

Subscribe to our Email List

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We’ll send you updates and make sure you’re the first to know about important news! We won’t overload your inbox, you’ll probably want to hear from us more often than you do! Click Here to Subscribe.

Vino on the Veranda

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Join us on September 28, 2017 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. for Vino on the Veranda! Tickets are now available! Share the fun – make a donation to help a family who otherwise would not be able to attend. Click here … Continue reading

Blaze Pizza Night

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Join us at Blaze Pizza on Franklin Rd. in Brentwood on Wednesday, July 26th. Bring the attached flyer with you and 20% of your purchase price comes back to First Steps! This is good on all dine-in and take-out purchases … Continue reading

Celebrating 60

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2017 marks a significant milestone for First Steps, Inc.  We are celebrating our sixtieth year of serving children with special needs and medical conditions and their typically developing peers and you’re invited to join our celebration! Thanks to supporters like you, … Continue reading

Stanley Cup Ticket Auction

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  A very good friend of First Steps has donated two tickets to Game 6 to us!  We’re doing a quick 24 hour online auction in order to benefit our kids and families.  The auction will close at 3 p.m. … Continue reading

Business & Corporate Partnerships

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There are many ways your company can get involved with First Steps.  General Corporate donations help offset the costs of quality childcare and therapy for children with special needs, developmental delays, and other challenges. Often, therapy insurance reimbursement rates will … Continue reading

The Big Payback

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The Big Payback is back, and we are participating! Save the date for Wednesday May 3rd! The Big Payback is a community-wide, online giving day hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The 2017 charitable event will feature our kids … Continue reading

New Giving Page

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We are so excited to offer you a new way to give to First Steps!  The DONATIONS tab on our website now links you directly to our new secure server for donations. You no longer have to go through paypal … Continue reading

Online Auction

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 The Winter Auction is OPEN! Check out some great items to cure your winter blues.  Click on the link to read full descriptions and place your bid. You can also find the auction list by clicking the “Get Involved” tab … Continue reading

We’re Hiring

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We currently have an opening for a Full Time Developmental Therapist. Requirements Include: • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood special education, early childhood education, child development, early intervention, or Child and Family studies; and 1+ year experience with young children … Continue reading

Carrabba’s Cares Days

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Join us on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday January 10 – 12 at Carrabba’s Green Hills.  Bring in the flyer, or mention First Steps and they’ll donate 15% of your total ticket amount back to us!  Dinner, lunch, drinks, carryout…whatever works … Continue reading

Save the Date – Vino on the Veranda

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This year’s annual wine tasting and silent auction will be on September 29th at City Winery.  Follow our Facebook Event Page for all the latest information!

Make a Donation

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Sorry for the inconvenience, but our online system is not working at this time.  To make a donation, please call (615) 690-3091. If you’d like you can also send a check directly to: First Steps 1900 Graybar Lane Nashville, TN … Continue reading

Upcoming Holiday Closure Dates

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Our office will be closed the following dates: November 26 & 27 December 21-25 January 1

Join us for our Kendra Scott Give Back Party!

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Please join us Thursday, November 19th for our Kendra Scott give back party. Come enjoy a fun night of snacks and shopping!  

Save The Date for Vino on the Veranda! 10/1/15!

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We are thrilled to host the 2015 Vino on the Veranda wine tasting and silent auction event Thursday, October 1 at the beautiful City Winery! Please join us for an evening of over 40 wines, silent auction items and fantastic … Continue reading

Buy your Vino on the Veranda tickets online today!

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CLICK HERE to buy your Vino on the Veranda tickets in our online store!  THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS:

Vino on the Veranda – Thursday, October 23, 2014!

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Join us for this year’s Vino on the Veranda, Thursday, October 23, 2014! We are thrilled to be hosting the wine tasting and silent auction at the historic Union Station Hotel in downtown Nashville. We will be offering a great … Continue reading

The Big Payback is here! Click to donate on May 6, 2014!

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  First Steps is participating in The Big Payback! CLICK HERE TO BE DIRECTED TO OUR GIVING PAGE ON MAY 6! The Big Payback is a community-wide, online giving day hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee on May … Continue reading

Two GREAT ways to support First Steps this spring! The Big Payback and 150 Days of Giving!

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We have two exciting opportunities for our First Steps community to support our programs this spring. First, we are participating in The Big Payback, hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, on May 6-7. The Big Payback is a … Continue reading

Save the Date(s)! Support Children with Special Needs in Nashville! Wine, tacos and more!

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We would love for you to join us for our Open House on February 20 at our McWhorter Family Children’s Center and on February 25 at the Night Out for First Steps at The Local Taco to support our programs … Continue reading

Vino on the Veranda – Sep. 26, 2013!

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Join us on Thursday, September 26 at The Hermitage Hotel for Vino on the Veranda, a casual wine tasting and silent auction event to benefit the programs at First Steps. Tickets are $75 and you can purchase them by clicking … Continue reading

Breaking the silence of Autism

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Here is a link to a very interesting article about an amazing young man with autism who recently was able to communicate with his family for the first time using an iPad. It’s a long read, but definitely worth your … Continue reading

2nd Annual First Steps Art Show!

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Please join us on Friday, April 26 for our 2nd Annual Art Show!  

First Steps’ Therapy program is in full swing!

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Our Therapy program is up and running in 2013, with many insurance plans being supported and a full team of therapists ready to serve your children. Please contact us at 615-690-3091 and ask to speak with a Therapy team member … Continue reading

Vino on the Veranda 2012

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On October 4, the tenth annual Vino on the Veranda was celebrated by First Steps’ families, friends, donors, staff and board members at Flyte World Dining & Wine. It was a great evening of wine, silent auction items and support … Continue reading

Welcome

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Welcome to our new website! We hope you enjoy this new and improved site – with bright colors and photos, updates on our programs, and user friendly features! This blog will be a fun way to share what is being … Continue reading