Memphis, Tennessee (March 29, 2022) – Project Transformation Tennessee is pleased to be named an honoree at this year’s Living Awards Benefit, an event of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare. The Living Awards honor individual and organizations who exemplify Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare’s faith-based, healing mission through their work, impacting their community’s health and well-being. Honorees demonstrate an extraordinary commitment to community healthcare, showing concern, compassion, and dedication through professional contributions, innovation, personal life, volunteerism, philanthropy, and faith.
“When you look at the community effect of Project Transformation and why they should receive this reward in faith and health, it’s because Project Transformation transforms community. It transforms everyone in that community when you do good for one family or one individual then it just has a ripple effect on the entire community,” says The Reverend Dr. Cynthia Davis, Project Transformation Board Member and Advisory Council
The award was presented to the Director of Memphis Programs Terrice Thomas, and Project Transformation’s Memphis Advisory Council members at an evening reception at The Peabody Memphis Hotel on March 28.
Other honorees include: Jack A. Belz, Susan and Alan Graf, John “Mac” Hodges, M.D., and Families Matter.
Project Transformation Tennessee launched in 2011. In collaboration with local leadership, the nonprofit organization expanded to Memphis in 2017. Since that time, more than 400 children have participated in Project Transformation’s Memphis programs.
Project Transformation’s mission is to transform communities by engaging children, college-age young adults, and churches in purposeful relationships.