BrightStone is providing our innovative day program services online and in person with social distancing. Tours and regular attendance will resume when circumstances allow.


Thank you for an INCREDIBLE $187,000 in 2020!

Please note: The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT) reports a total of $5,183 in donations made to BrightStone through the CFMT website, We're thankful to report that BrightStone's Big Payback final results of $187,000 also include donations made directly to BrightStone (by mail or to during our "Really Big" Big Payback Matching Gift Campaign.

Words cannot express how encouraged and grateful we are for your support - especially during a time that is so difficult for our local community and our country.

Your gifts will not only help sustain BrightStone through the COVID-19 pandemic, they will also allow BrightStone to continue its life-saving and life-changing work in the lives of adults with special needs in the future. Because of you, BrightStone can continue its mission of giving adults who live each day with intellectual and developmental challenges the best life possible today, and tomorrow on our Land of Dreams campus.

YOU are making it happen!

Please watch this special message from BrightStone Founder and CEO, Brenda Hauk:

About The Big Payback

The Big Payback, hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, is a community-wide giving day that celebrates Middle Tennessee’s spirit of generosity and supports the life-changing work of area nonprofits, like BrightStone. Every gift benefits our community and is amplified with incentive prizes for participating nonprofits.

For more information, contact Kristi Perkins at, 615-790-4888, or visit Thank you for your support!

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