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W.O.M.E.N. is now accepting Food Donations for our Annual Thanksgiving Give-Away for families who would not otherwise have anything to eat for Thanksgiving.

Donate perishables (i.e. turkey, chicken, ham, roast beef)
Donate non-perishables and dinner trimmings

(i.e. canned foods, boxed stuffing, rice, cranberry sauce, dry beans)
Donate dinner rolls, bread, and desserts

Donations are accepted from October 20, 2021, Thru November 21, 2021

Sign up list needs to be sent back to our office no later than November 21, 2021

Pick up is November 22, 2021

From: 9am-1pm

PLEASE NOTE: To be fair to everyone no food will be given out after 1pm this year.

Due to a large number of people, we will be helping this year it is very important that those individuals on the list you have sent back to our office show up on time 9 am- 1pm and only those on the list come to receive a basket. No holds and No food box will be given out to anyone not listed on your sign-up list

Please contact Jaye to get on our sign-up list.

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A wonderful way for you to get something while giving to a great cause. Help us with our Covid-19 research by call or logging on to the link in the flyer below.

Reach 4 Peace Clothing Drive

We are pleased to announce that Women On Maintaining Education and Nutrition will host a community event called “Reach 4 Peace Community Event” on Saturday May 30th from 10:00am-3:00pm.

This event will be held at 100 Whispering Oaks Apartment’s club house on Harding Road.  We will highlight HIV screening, as well as domestic violence and sexual assault awareness. 

Our intent is to offer the local community a free thrift-store with clothing for the whole family, music, food, entertainment and fun. All community members in need will be welcome to join us. We are currently looking for partners and vendors to join us in supporting this free to the community event. 

We need partners:

To collect gently used clothes (dresses, shirts, socks, gloves, hats etc.), place each item on hangers and drop them off at W.O.M.E.N.’s office Monday-Thursday between 9am-2pm. May 16th will be the last day we accept clothing. 

To provide soda and water

To provide hangers 

To provide health screenings (blood pressure screening) and information/resources

To promote the importance of domestic violence and sexual assault awareness as well as provide information/resources   We need vendors: 

To provide community resources 

To provide health screenings or health service’s (i.e. primary care, mental health, disability and dental)

To provide educating services 

To provide sober living resources and assistance

To provide free haircuts and or cosmetology service’s 

We also plan to have crafts i.e. children’s activities, face painting etc., and food vendors i.e. food trucks on site as well. If you know of any vendors interested in donating their talents to this worthy cause, please provide them with our phone number 615-256-3882 ex 13 or pass along their information to us and we will reach out to them.  You can also contact our event specialist 

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Operation Panty Power is in full Effect!



A Community Thrives (ACT) part of the USA TODAY NETWORK enables community members to act on ideas that improve the people, organizations, government, and businesses around them by equipping them with the resources they need to thrive.


Our founder and CEO Catherine Wyatt-Morley developed “Operation Panty Power” to empower women using an out of the box method while getting the true message across.   Operation Panty Power (O.P.P) is a campaign to empower women! Our purpose is to distribute new unworn panties to women 18 years of age and older. Each panty distributed is accompanied by an educational message that encourages protection and empowerment.


 We have entered a grant contest opportunity and we need your help with votes. The  grant money will be used to operate and spread the word about our causes. Our plans include:



Purchase and upgrade materials e.g. box’s, ribbon, package paper, panty labels, box labels, messages, printing, sewing needles, thread.


Expand empowerment campaign and empowerment messages to homeless women, rape victims, human trafficked victims etc.


Develop relationships with shelters, women’s center, OBGYN’s, breast cancer centers, family health centers, community centers etc. to help with outreaching the campaign.


Establish relationship with large panty makers to work with us long term.


Purchase different sizes, colors, shapes, textures, and brands of panties 


Partner with well-known brands and influencers.


Establish relationship to marketing/PR for OPP


Seek spokesperson for campaign


Distribution of finished product


Recruit additional partners


Incentives for assemblers


Material storage






The National Voting Period will begin on April 12, 2017 and end on May 12, 2017.


Share our submission with friends, family, social media and your community and encourage them to vote for us! We need lots of votes because the top 10 voted submissions in each category will be reviewed by a panel of judges.






Vote For W.O.M.E.N.’s O.P.P. Campaign




Maximum one (1) vote per person, per day. All applicants will receive an email informing them if their application will move onto judging or not.



To Vote click HERE

Domestic Violence Self-Assessment Survey

Our Domestic Violence Self-Assessment Survey only takes 5 to 10 minutes to complete. It is completely anonymous. All answers are simply kept for research purposes. Answer the questions below and click “Submit” when done.


Take this self-assessment survey for yourself. Get help if you need it!

Healthy and happy relationships help to make you feel better about yourself. A positive relationship can increase your outlook on life, increase your productivity and increase your self-esteem. Love should make you feel good, safe, and happy about the future. Unhealthy relationships can make us feel unhappy, unsafe, and fearful of the future. Unfortunately many people are in hurtful, unsafe, or violent relationships. It can happen to anyone i.e. mothers, wives, students, teachers, celebrities, and even you. You do not deserve to be hurt. Domestic violence has no race, ethnic origin, creed or age limit. We all get angry sometimes, but when we do, we all have choices. We can choose to express ourselves in healthy ways. In healthy relationships, partners help each other feel good about themselves. Insults, unkind words, and humiliation are very hurtful; they are disrespectful and make you feel badly about yourselves. In loving relationships, partners respect each other's needs. Being jealous or trying to control someone else does not show love. In healthy relationships, partners care about and respect each other's sexual needs and limits. Forcing or hurting someone in a sexual way is physically and emotionally damaging. It's wrong and it's against the law. In healthy relationships, partners help each other feel loved and safe. Hurting someone physically is never okay, it doesn't solve anything, and it's against the law. Violent behavior and fear make a person feel unsafe. In order for children to know they are loved, they need to feel safe, too. In healthy families, partners share the care and responsibilities of the children including the fun ones as well as the difficult ones. They create a safe and secure home life for the family. Hurting children is never okay, and it's against the law. Children can be removed from a home where they are being abused. In healthy relationships, partners feel proud of how they have learned to express caring for each other. In relationships that are unhealthy, abusive behavior may become dangerous. Even if your partner apologizes and promises that it won't happen again, it is likely to get worse. Nothing you say or do should cause your partner to hurt you.

If you answered yes to these questions, you may be feeling that your relationship is healthy and happy.

Does your partner …

If you've answered yes to any of these questions, you are being treated badly. Signs of abuse like these may mean that you're not safe in your relationship - and it may get worse.

Does your partner …

If you answered yes to these questions, you may be feeling that your relationship is healthy and happy.

Does your partner …

Domestic Violence is NOT OK!


Productive Ways to Use Your Time

Productive Ways to Use Your Time


In order to lead a healthy and positive life, one must engage in positive activities. For people struggling with the many stressors that life throws our way, there are other things to keep our positive focus. The following is a list of ways to utilize your time productively:

  1. Listen to music. Music can put you in a great mood. Avoid music that makes you feel sad or angry.
  2. Watch TV. It’s ok to be a couch potato sometimes. This is a great time to catch up on shows that you missed.
  3. Read. It could be the newest magazine to hit stands or a steamy romance novel. Engaging in reading not only helps pass time but it stimulates the mind and increases your vocabulary.
  4. Play a game. This could include a crossword puzzle, solitaire, cards, or checkers.
  5. Create a new recipe/cook for your family. If you like to cook this is a great for you. This is also a great time to bond with your family.
  6. Exercise. Exercising is good for your mind, body, and is a great way to boost energy…and pass time.
  7. Take a bubble bath/aroma therapy bath. This is a great way to relax.
  8. Call and speak to a long distance friend or family member.
  9. Clean up your house. This is the best time to get caught up on some house chores, such as laundry.
  10. Make a list of things that you want to do before you die. This may sound a little morbid, but this can be a really fun activity. Think of all the places you want to visit and different foods you want to try. Get those cognitive juices flowing!


*For more information and more ideas of ways to spend you down time go to:

Common Myths and Misconceptions about the Transmission of HIV

Common Myths and Misconceptions about the Transmission of HIV


1)     I can get HIV by being around other people who are HIV positive.

2)     I don’t need to worry about contracting HIV, new medication will keep me well.

3)     I can get HIV from mosquitoes.

4)     I have been infected with HIV, my life is over.

5)     AIDS is the new holocaust.

6)     If I am receiving treatment then I cannot spread the HIV virus.

7)     I am a heterosexual and I do not use IV drugs, therefore I will not contract HIV.

8)     My partner and I are both HIV positive; therefore there is no need to practice safe sex.

9)     I would be able to tell if my partner was HIV positive.

10) You can’t get HIV through oral sex.

11) HIV can be cured by having sex with a virgin.

12)  HIV is the same thing as AIDS.







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W.O.R.T.H.: Dinner & Discussion

Join us for our monthly Dinner and Discussion!

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Sessions are open to newly diagnosed individuals as well as those returning to care. 

Please call us at 615-256-3882 or email: for more details and location information.

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