Helping Veterans Get Back On Their Feet

Our Mission

We Are Building Lives is committed to assisting our veterans to rebuild their lives in thanks for preserving our right to live in freedom in the United States of America. We do this through various veterans assistance programs, volunteer help and donations from people like you.

Homeless veterans helped off the streets

Counties served in middle Tennessee

(Davidson, Williamson, Wilson, Sumner, Robertson, Cheatham, Rutherford, Maury, Dickson, Hickman, Montgomery)

Raised in 2023

Our Programs


Project Advance serves both single Veterans and Veterans with families through a community-based program that helps them attain employment and permanent housing. In just 12 months, Project Advance will provide crisis intervention and support to 50 new clients and second year mentoring/follow-up support for 48 clients. For an average cost of less than $2,500 per client, 95% will remain in permanent housing, and 95% will be employed or receive disability income.

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The Academy is a structured, facility-based program for male Veterans battling addiction and mental health issues. The mission of The Academy is to provide veterans the opportunities and resources necessary to transition from chronic homelessness to sustained independent living through Counseling & Support, Continuing Education, Health & Fitness, and other essentials.

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We Need Your Support

Since the founding of our country, over 45,000,000 men and women have served in the military to safeguard our democratic freedoms and way of life.  Of these, 1,306,026 have made the ultimate sacrifice.

There are over 2,404,928 serving in active and reserve units. Many of these veterans who survive the battlefield and rigors of military service will return to their homes only to find themselves facing an even graver battlefield.

Become A Volunteer

We’re always looking for volunteers who want to help our local veterans. You can get involved through mentoring, helping with events or just lending a helping hand.

Make A Donation

You can help out our many needy veterans by making monetary donations as well as donating property and vehicles. All donations are tax deductible.

2024 Grand Raffle

Once submitted, your raffle ticket # will be emailed to you. Good luck!

Drawing held on September 14, 2024 at the American Heroes Gala.
Winner will be notified by Phone & Email.

Your chance to win one of 2 prizes:
2023 Yamaha Drive2 Powertech Golf Cart
6 day / 5 night Beach Vacation in Mexico


Upcoming Events

The American Heros Gala

September 14, Liberty Hall at The Factory

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Our Sponsors