Big Payback

 A record number of area nonprofits are busy preparing in a big way for The Big Payback’s sixth annual, 24-hour online day of giving on Thursday, May 2.

For local nonprofit organizations, this is a chance to receive much-needed funds. For local charitable donors, it’s an easy way to give.  

A total of 964 Middle Tennessee nonprofits — including schools and religious institutions — from 35 counties will be participating in The Big Payback, an initiative of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

Starting at midnight on May 2, there is 24 hours to make donations to a wide swath of participating local nonprofits at

Participating nonprofits from Coffee County include:


  • CASA Works, Inc.
  • Citizens for Homeless Relief, Inc. / Shepherd's House
  • Coffee County Children's Advocacy Center
  • Coffee County Humane Society
  • Coffee County Imagination Library
  • Coffee County Senior Citizens, Inc.
  • Hands-On Science Center, Inc.
  • Haven of Hope
  • Hospice of the Highland Rim Foundation, Inc.
  • Manchester Municipal Arts Commission
  • Millennium Repertory Company
  • One Day of Hope of Coffee County
  • Partners for Healing
  • StepUpTN
  • Tullahoma Fine Arts Center
  • Tullahoma Community Foundation
  • Tullahoma South Jackson Civic Association
  • United Way of the Highland Rim

Gifts to nonprofits from the public will be boosted with additional financial prizes from sponsors of The Big Payback, and an online leaderboard will track donations in real time.

Donors will be able to search and select organizations based on location and focus area, Donors also can support multiple nonprofits and make gifts of any size with ease, from $10 and up.

Go to, for more information.

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