Fannie Battle News and Updates

Happy Holidays from our Interim Executive Director

Greetings to the Fannie Battle Board of Directors, Families, Staff, and Community Supporters   An important Fannie Battle tradition, Caroling for Kids, happens during the month of December when there is an outpouring of community spirit and generosity. This event began over 100 years ago when Miss Fannie Battle struggled to generate adequate funding to […]

Christmas Fannie Pack

From December 8th to December 14th Donut Distillery will be offering a special Christmas Fannie Pack of mini donuts and donating $5 back to Fannie Battle for every pack purchased. Packs retail for $20. These packs will be filled with 5 different flavors: strawberry, powdered sugar, chocolate with snowflakes, chocolate with festive sprinkles, and vanilla […]

Cheers to One Hundred and Three Years!

Come celebrate 103 years of Caroling for Kids at this family and pet-friendly event, benefiting Fannie Battle Day Home. East Nashville Beer Works has an amazing menu with tasty appetizers, delicious pizza, and fresh salads. There are non-alcoholic drink options for the whole family. (And wine and cider for those non-beer drinkers). Fannie Battle board […]

Caroling Open House

I had a great time at our 3rd Caroling Open House last week catching up with many of our long-time volunteers, members, and past board members. We are all really proud of how far Fannie Battle has come and it was a real honor being able to connect with such amazing and passionate people who […]

News Report: The Childcare Crisis – Why Affordable Childcare Is Out Of Reach For So Many People (Time Magazine Oct. 2019)

“The burden of childcare beleaguers economic growth on two fronts, tamping down the productivity of citizens as well as pushing more of them onto taxpayer-sponsored programs such as SNAP (formerly known as food stamps), WIC (benefits for low-income mothers) and TANF (welfare). Cruelly, it’s usually the more impoverished who find it most difficult to afford […]

Holiday Giving at Fannie Battle

Happy Holidays! The holidays are a fun and joyous time here at our center. For many years, local businesses, churches, and individuals have enjoyed spreading holiday cheer by providing gifts and basic needs to our children and families. As of now, all of our families have been ‘adopted’ out, however there are many other ways […]

We are seeking an Executive Director

Fannie Battle is seeking a progressive, energetic, mission-focused individual to serve as its Executive Director. The Executive Director must possess the academic and business qualifications for the position, as well as a passion for Fannie Battle’s mission and early childhood development. Specifically, a minimum of ten years senior nonprofit experience and a college degree in […]

2019 Salute to Excellence Finalist

We are proud to announce that Fannie Battle Day Home has been selected as a 2019 Salute to Excellence Finalist for The Memorial Foundation’s Leadership Award hosted by the Center for Nonprofit Management. This award recognizes nonprofits that have risen above substantial fiscal problems through effective turnaround management; allowing the organization to better achieve their mission. […]

Volunteer With Us

Bag Stuffing. Come help put together caroling bags for our groups. We have a lot of bags that need stuffing with Caroling materials and to address appropriately to go out to caroling groups all over Nashville. When: Monday, October 29, 2018 Where: Fannie Battle Day Home 108 Chapel Ave. | Nashville, TN 37206 Time: 2:00pm […]

FREE Back to School Physicals & Immunizations!

Through our partnership with United Way of Metropolitan Nashville, Catholic Charities and Metro Public Health Department, we will be providing free immunizations and physicals for our families August 2nd from 3p – 6p.  If you’re unable to make it that day, there are other opportunities with our partner locations.