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The Big Payback 2018


The Big Payback, a community-wide, online giving day hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, returns on Wednesday, May 2 and The Refuge Center for Counseling is thrilled to be participating!

The words of Isaiah 4:6 inspired our name 13 years ago. YOU can provide shelter and shade from the storms of people’s daily lives with just $30 on May 2nd.

A $30 gift provides funds for our sliding scale counseling fees so a family can receive help before a dispute turns violent, before a teen feels there is no hope for his life, before a couple gives up on their marriage, or before someone turns to drugs to escape their pain.

Cannot give $30? ALL donations are appreciated and needed and make an impact because:

YOUR GIFTS WILL BE DOUBLED UP TO $20,000 THANKS TO OUR MATCH DONOR RANDY CLARK. Your gifts will have double the impact on May 2nd!

How does The Big Payback work?

Kicking off at midnight on Wednesday, May 2, you can make gifts online to and search for The Refuge Center to make your gift.

Busy on May 2nd? Schedule your gift ahead of time.

Want to chat with us in person? Come by our “Coffee with the Counselors” event that morning at our office at 8:00 am and see our space.

You can even become a Refuge Center Big Payback Ambassador to share our message with your friends. You can form your own campaign too! All the tools you need can be found here.

For more information, please visit

Please join us on May 2!