8th Annual Dancing for Safe Haven

Apr 1
Hosted by:Safe Haven Family Shelter
April 1, 2017 at 6:00pm to
Hilton Nashville Downtown map 121 4th Avenue South Nashville, TN 37201

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Be part of this most delightful partnership on behalf of homeless families April 1, 2017, 6:00 p.m. at the Hilton Nashville Downtown. The 8th Annual Dancing for Safe Haven Family Shelter will take place April 1st at the Hilton Nashville Downtown. It features a dancing competition of local celebrities paired with professional dancers from Nashville Ballroom & Company, dinner and more!  Cocktails at 6:00 p.m.; Dinner to follow.

2017 DANCING CHAIR: Anita Greenwood Cash

2017 CELEBRITY DANCERS: Kyle Allen, Billy Dawson, Jaimie Robinson, Tricia Spehr, Vivek Surti and Christie Wilson. Prizes will be awarded to the judges’ favorite, audience favorite and fundraising favorite!

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE CELEBRITY DANCER: Click here to vote for your favorite local celebrity dancer to help them take the ‘FUNDRAISING FAVORITE’ award. Each vote is a $1 donation (ten vote minimum). Vote now to support your favorite dancer and donate to empower homeless families with children to achieve lasting self-sufficiency. Special thank you to Online Voting Matching Donor Brad Blevins!









2017 HERO AWARD: The HERO Award honors a volunteer who has exhibited extraordinary leadership, vision and dedication. Safe Haven Family Shelter is proud to announce  Dawn Bunetta as the recipient of the 2017 Hero Award. Dawn is an extraordinary individual with a heart and passion for Safe Haven’s mission. Through a foundation established together with her late husband Al in memory of their teenage son Juri, Dawn hosted several fundraisers to benefit Safe Haven through the Juri Bunetta Friendship Foundation. She has also given of her time to serve meals to our families, raised awareness and most of all, given families a place to call home. We look forward to a night of celebrating Dawn who is loved by so many in the Nashville community. You can help us honor the work, generosity and support of Dawn Bunetta by making a donation in her name.

JUDGES: Marcela Gomez, Marcia Masulla and Bill Vandiver





MASTERS OF CEREMONIES: "Woody and Jim" from 107.5 The River





SPONSORS: We are grateful for the sponsors of Dancing for Safe Haven! Sponsorships are available for Dancing for Safe Haven. Click here to see sponsorship levels. Contact Holly McIndoe Clark with questions or for more information.

CAN'T ATTEND, BUT WANT TO DONATE? We welcome donations from those who cannot attend. You can make a donation in honor of one of the dancers by clicking here. Or you can make a general donation to Safe Haven by clicking here.


Special thanks to the creators of our Dancing for Safe Haven logo and art work. The painting of the dancers was created by Rhonda Polen Wernick with Dancing Art. The wording/logo and printed invite were designed by Becky and Kevin Tucker with Collide Creative. Please click here for a full size view of the artwork and logo and to find out more information about the designers.


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