Dine to Shine: Lighting the Night for Nashville's Children

April 5, 2024 @ 6:00PM — 10:00PM Central Time (US & Canada) Add to Calendar

Riverwood Mansion: 1833 Welcome Lane Nashville, Tennessee 37216 Get Directions

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Join the Nashville Children's Alliance as we Light the Night for Nashville's Children!

Calling all foodies! Get a taste of Nashville's finest dining at NCA's Dine to Shine. We’re partnering with some of Nashville’s top culinary destinations and personalities (including Noko and renowned-chef Sean Brock!) to participate in a multi-course, seated dinner. Complete with a silent auction and a keynote presentation from a truly inspirational Emmy-nominated filmmaker and survivor of child abuse, Sasha Joseph Neulinger, the evening will also include a ceremony honoring each child NCA served in the last year and will wrap up with drinks, music and dancing.

Friday, April 5, 2024
Riverwood Mansion

1833 Welcome Lane
Nashville, TN 37216


6pm - 6:45pm Welcome Reception
6:45pm - 8:45pm Dinner and Presentations
8:45pm - 9:15pm Lighting of the Luminaries
9:15pm - 10pm Entertainment

All proceeds benefit the Nashville Children's Alliance.


About the Nashville Children's Alliance (NCA)

Our Mission:
Healing and justice for children who have been abused or exposed to violence

Our Story:
NCA is a nonprofit agency that provides services at no cost to children ages 3-17 in Davidson County who have experienced sexual abuse, severe physical abuse and/or witnessed extreme violence.

NCA was founded in 1992 by a community task force seeking coordinated services and better outcomes for children when there were allegations of sexual or severe physical abuse. We work in partnership with the Department of Children's Services, the Metro Nashville Police Department, the District Attorney's Office, Juvenile Court, Our Kids and the Vanderbilt CARE team to ensure no child falls through the cracks.

Services We Provide:
Front-line forensic interviews
Trauma therapy sessions
Court education and advocacy
Family advocacy
Coordination of the Child Protection Investigative Team (CPIT)
Crisis services for families
Crisis diffusion for community violence/trauma
Community education
Support groups
Prevention training


About the Presenter:
Sasha Joseph Neulinger is the Founder and President of Voice For The Kids, and Co-Founder and Head of Production at Step 1 Films. In 2015, Sasha presented at TEDxBozeman with his first public speech, "Trauma Is Irreversible. How It Shapes Us Is Our Choice.” Since his TED Talk, Sasha has presented over 100 keynote speeches around the world, helping raise over $8 Million for the fight against child abuse. Sasha made his directorial debut at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival with his autobiographical, feature length documentary, REWIND. REWIND had its US Television Premiere on May 11, 2020 as a part of PBS’ Independent Lens lineup, and has since been streaming for audiences both nationally and internationally. REWIND was nominated for a 2020 Critics Choice Award for Best First Feature Documentary and received three Emmy Nominations in 2021, including Outstanding Social Issue Documentary, Outstanding Direction, and Outstanding Editing.


Dine to Shine is graciously sponsored by:


Glow Level Sponsorship
Amazon | Delek US Holdings | The Nancy and Victor S. Johnson Jr. Foundation

Sparkle Level Sponsorship
Fifth Third Bank | HCA Healthcare/TriStar Health | Riverwood Mansion | Ryman Hospitality Properties

Shimmer Level Sponsorship
Butler Snow LLP | Rogers Group, Inc. | Voice for the Kids

Supporters of NCA
Fourth Capital Bank | Joslin and Son Signs | Virgin Hotel Nashville

A big thank you to our sponsors!

Glow Sponsor
Amazon
The Nancy M. & Victor S. Johnson Jr. Foundation, Inc.
Shimmer Sponsor
Rogers Group Inc.

$11,950 raised by 5 people

$70,000

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