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Barge Community Fund Donates Over $27,000

10 / June / 2019

Nashville, Tenn. - Barge Design Solutions Inc., Community Fund awarded over $27,000 this spring to eight organizations local to our regional offices. Each organization nominated for these grants is supported by individual Barge employees. Through the process of receiving nominations, making selections, and awarding grants, our company is reminded of the importance of continuing to foster the spirit of generosity and service in our employees.

The spring 2019 grant recipients are:

Nonprofit Organization

​Contribution

​Legacy Parks Foundation 

Knoxville, Tenn.

​$4,000

​Lifeline Children's Services 

Birmingham, Ala.

$4,000

Nashville State Community College Foundation 

Nashville, Tenn.

​$3,500

Youth Encouragement Services (Y.E.S.) 

Nashville, Tenn.

​$3,500

​Foster Love 

Huntsville, Ala.

​$3,500

​Junior League of Nashville 

Nashville, Tenn.

​$3,400

​St. Thomas Midtown Hospital 

Nashville, Tenn.

​$3,000

​Laurel JustLead 

Knoxville, Tenn.

​$2,500


Barge is committed to caring for the communities in which we live, work, and serve. The Community Fund was established to support these efforts, and we are so proud of all the ways our employees are bettering their communities. Over $227,000 have been donated to employee-nominated, 501(c)3 charitable organizations since 2014. These contributions would not be possible without Barge employees’ commitment of giving back to their communities.


Andy Ellingwood and Candice Finnila, Foster Love, with Sarah Allen, Barge Design Solutions, and Brett Seymour, Foster Love

Kris Hatchell, Barge Design Solutions, with Matt Dean and Laurel Just Lead participants

Lyn Duncan and Chris Grace, Barge Design Solutions, with Austin Hardison, Development Director of Lifeline Children’s Services