Special Events

  • Community Memorial Video

    Alive Grief Support, Special Events

    Community Memorial Video

    Each year we host our annual Memorial Butterfly Release to honor and remember loved ones. This year, we offered a safe alternative to our traditional release giving the community the opportunity to participate at home.

  • August Calendar

    Alive Grief Support, Special Events

    August Calendar

    August is full of virtual and in-person events. Join us for workshops, creative expression, and more!

  • Alive Grief Camp Has Gone Virtual!

    Alive Grief Support, Special Events

    Alive Grief Camp Has Gone Virtual!

    Help us to spread the word about our Virtual Grief Camp for Kids.

  • July Calendar

    Alive Grief Support, Special Events

    July Calendar

    Join us virtually and on-site in July!

  • Alive Memorial Butterfly Release at Home

    Special Events, Support for Alive

    Alive Memorial Butterfly Release at Home

    Each year, we host a memorial butterfly release, to remember those we have lost. This year, Alive is providing a safe alternative with at home butterfly releases.

  • June Calendar

    Alive Grief Support, Special Events

    June Calendar

    Check out our events for the month of June!

  • Alive Community Memorial Livestream

    Alive Grief Support, Special Events

    Alive Community Memorial Livestream

    Alive is hosting this community-wide livestream memorial to help bring peace and healing for all those who are missing someone they have lost.

  • Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine

    Alive News, Special Events, Support for Alive

    Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine

    We are over the moon at being included as a beneficiary by the Prine family in this livestream tribute to John Prine. We are incredibly honored!

  • The Big Payback 2020

    Alive News, Special Events, Support for Alive

    The Big Payback 2020

    Can you make a gift to help our patients and families? The Big Payback, Tennessee's day of philanthropy, returns May 6, and any gifts you make may be matched by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

  • Bluebird in the Boro Benefit Concerts

    Alive News, Special Events

    Bluebird in the Boro Benefit Concerts

    Featured Artists Include Dan Couch, JT Harding, Tim James, Doug Johnson, Elvie Shane, Ray Stephenson, Adam Wood

  • The Bluebird Cafe and Singer/Songwriters Raise Funds for Alive

    Alive News, Special Events, Support for Alive

    The Bluebird Cafe and Singer/Songwriters Raise Funds for Alive

    Alive, the only nonprofit provider of hospice care and end-of-life services for Middle Tennessee, kicks off its 27th annual benefit concert series, Alive at The Bluebird.

  • Painter and Grammy-Award Winner Ray Stephenson Creates Art for Alive Event

    Alive News, Special Events, Support for Alive

    Painter and Grammy-Award Winner Ray Stephenson Creates Art for Alive Event

    “On some level we are all the same thing, and we wall want and need the same things,” says Grammy winning songwriter and acclaimed painter Ray Stephenson. “Helping others is helping yourself.”

  • Alive Honors Community Leaders in End-of-Life Care and Education

    Alive News, Recognition, Special Events, Support for Alive

    Alive Honors Community Leaders in End-of-Life Care and Education

    Alive, the only nonprofit provider of hospice care and end-of-life services for Middle Tennessee, is honoring Middle Tennessee community leaders for their advocacy of end-of-life care and education with Alive Heart of Hospice Awards. The inaugural awards ceremony will take place November 5.

  • Alive Opens New Office in Franklin

    Alive News, Special Events

    Alive Opens New Office in Franklin

    Alive opened a new office in Franklin in January to better serve Williamson County where it has been caring for families in their homes for more than 40 years.

  • Alive Memorial Butterfly Release

    Special Events

    Alive Memorial Butterfly Release

    The ones we love will always be with us. Death doesn’t change that. One of the best things we can do for ourselves when we have lost someone is set aside time to honor and relive the joy we shared.

  • 26th Annual Alive at the Bluebird Raises Funds for Alive’s Community Services

    Special Events, Support for Alive

    26th Annual Alive at the Bluebird Raises Funds for Alive’s Community Services

    Alive’s annual benefit concert series, Alive at The Bluebird, returned this January for its 26th year. Partipants included old friends like Kathy Mattea, Kent Blazy, Steve Wariner, Pat Alger, Don Schlitz, Vince Gill, and Amy Grant along with newer friends like Jason Isbell, Amanda Shires, and Charles Esten.

  • Interfaith Breakfasts Foster Community Around End-of-Life Care

    Alive Institute, Alive News, Special Events

    Interfaith Breakfasts Foster Community Around End-of-Life Care

    Alive’s Interfaith breakfast program brings together faith leaders of all traditions to share knowledge on end-of-life care.

  • Bluebird in the Boro Returns to Support Alive

    Alive News, Special Events

    Bluebird in the Boro Returns to Support Alive

    Benefit Concert Series Features Tim James, Dylan Altman, Brice Long, James Slater, and Mor

  • Middle Tennessee’s Only Nonprofit Hospice Continues Expansion and Community Reinvestment

    Alive News, Our Care, Special Events

    Middle Tennessee’s Only Nonprofit Hospice Continues Expansion and Community Reinvestment

    New Franklin Office Grand Opening February 20

  • Alive at the Bluebird 2019

    Alive News, Special Events, Support for Alive

    Alive at the Bluebird 2019

    Alive at The Bluebird Benefit Concert Series Features Jason Isbell, Amanda Shires, Charles Esten, and More Than 100 of Nashville’s Finest Singer/Songwriters

  • Coping with Grief During the Holidays

    Alive Grief Support, Special Events

    Coping with Grief During the Holidays

    The holiday season tends to compound all our feelings of grief when we’ve lost someone we love.

  • Extreme Measures, finding a better path to the end of life

    Special Events

    Extreme Measures, finding a better path to the end of life

    Jessica Nutik Zitter, MD, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Alive Symposium on Family, Health, and Spirituality. 

  • Son Honors Mother with Golf Tournament Fundraiser for Alive

    Special Events, Stories of Alive

    Son Honors Mother with Golf Tournament Fundraiser for Alive

    David Nix’s mother fought cancer for five years before she and her family decided it was time to seek the comfort of hospice.

  • Songwriter Team Headlines 25th Anniversary Show

    Special Events, Support for Alive

    Songwriter Team Headlines 25th Anniversary Show

    When Alive’s President/CEO Anna-Gene O’Neal started planning the 25th anniversary showcase of Alive at the Bluebird, she knew it needed to be something really special, and she knew she needed a little help from friends.

  • Art Galleries Bring Comfort, Support Alive Programs

    Special Events, Support for Alive

    Art Galleries Bring Comfort, Support Alive Programs

    In 1860, Florence Nightingale wrote about the importance of art for comfort and healing in her Notes on Nursing. “Variety of form and brilliancy of color in the objects presented to patients are actual means of recovery.”

  • Is Dying on Your Bucket List?

    Alive Institute, Special Events

    Is Dying on Your Bucket List?

    For the past several years, the Alive Institute’s annual symposium has served as a unique gathering for community members from all walks of life.

  • Rituals Help Kids Heal at Grief Camp

    Alive Grief Support, Special Events

    Rituals Help Kids Heal at Grief Camp

    Each summer, Alive hosts grief camps for kids and a teen retreat to help our youngest community members recover from loss. The camps give kids a safe place to bond with each other while grieving the death of someone important in their lives. 

  • Tennessee Titans Center Ben Jones Supports Grief Services for Kids

    Alive Grief Support, Special Events, Support for Alive

    Tennessee Titans Center Ben Jones Supports Grief Services for Kids

    Alive was honored to become a beneficiary of the second annual Ben Jones Clay Shoot this spring. Hosted by Tennessee Titans Center Ben Jones and his wife, Alex, the outdoor sporting event supports local nonprofits that enrich the lives of youth.

  • 25 Years of Alive at the Bluebird: How it All Began

    Special Events, Support for Alive

    25 Years of Alive at the Bluebird: How it All Began

    Every song begins with a single note. Twenty-five years ago, the longest running concert series in the history of The Bluebird Cafe began with a single night - or that was the original idea, anyway.

  • Alive at the Bluebird 2017

    Special Events, Support for Alive

    Alive at the Bluebird 2017

    The 2017 Alive At The Bluebird concert series was the biggest yet with 36 shows and more than 130 participating songwriters – more than ever before on both counts!

  • Postcards from Camp

    Alive Grief Support, Special Events

    Postcards from Camp

    Our grief support camps are a safe place for kids ages 6-14 who are grieving the death of someone important in their lives.

  • What I experienced at Camp Evergreen

    Alive Grief Support, Special Events, Stories of Alive

    What I experienced at Camp Evergreen

    The first few years of my tenure at Alive, I observed the closing ceremony for Camp Evergreen, one of our children's grief support camps, from the back of the room.

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Contact Us

  • 1718 Patterson Street
  • Nashville, TN 37203
  • Phone: 615-327-1085
  • Toll Free: 800-327-1085
  • Fax: 615-321-8902
  • Referrals: 615-250-1348
  • Referral fax: 615-963-4807