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Beating the Odds!

When I was competing to bring an NBA franchise to Charlotte, North Carolina, no one gave our group a chance of succeeding. Every newspaper put our odds as dead last on the list of eleven cities vying for a team. The story of how we won the bid is too long to share here. But I want...


The Denise and George Shinn Foster Care Program

George and I thank the Lord for our gifts. In return, we wanted to gift the  Tennessee Baptist Children’s Homes. The children placed in foster care deserve to learn about and follow the Lord while being given every opportunity to have a wonderful childhood with loving, Christian families. We are honored with the decision to...


Warming Up a Cold Day in Nashville!

January 7, 2015 – It was a freezing cold day in Nasvhille, Tennessee, and we were excited to warm things up for 400 food-insecure families. Denise and I joined the teams from Feed the Children and FiftyForward to deliver food and necessities to these awesome families. We were extremely blessed to have the incredible help of the...


The George Shinn Foundation Partners to Fight Hunger in Nashville

The George Shinn Foundation and Feed the Children Fight to End Hunger  NASHVILLE, Jan. 7, 2015 – On Wednesday, Jan. 7, Feed the Children and The George Shinn Foundation will partner with Fifty Forward to deliver one truckload of food and essentials to 400 Nashville-area families in need. Volunteers will begin distributing the food and...


Sharing Hope

I think it only fitting that the host of our first Nashville area Seniors Christmas ShinnDig was legendary area broadcaster, Hope Hines. He has a great personality and positive attitude that fits his name perfectly. I think that hope is a great description for the ShinnDig as well. The reason I started putting on a...


The Season to Give

You might remember the story of the “Secret Santa” who showed up on Staten Island during the 2012 Christmas season, a couple months after Superstorm Sandy devastated the area. The anonymous benefactor, a man with a big heart, walked the worst hit areas, handing out hundred dollar bills to help people with their Christmas shopping....


Dedicating The George Shinn Foundation Clinic in Haiti

The George Shinn Foundation team has just returned from an amazing trip to Haiti. The House of Hope Clinic there was officially dedicated and named The George Shinn Foundation Clinic. Our partnership with the Amer-Haitian Bon Zami House of Hope (HOH) has helped accomplish great things for the community of Tabarre, a suburb located in...


Raising the Next Generation of Leaders

This guest post is written by Ben Comer, executive director since 2002 of Next Generation, a non-profit organization based in Louisiana that works to inspire, encourage, and equip student and adult leaders to impact middle and high school students through the message of moral decision-making and character-based leadership. Change the campus, change the culture. That’s...


The George Shinn Foundation Partners With Deer Run Camps and Retreats

Recently The George Shinn Foundation made a commitment to help Deer Run Camps and Retreats expand their ministry in support of their mission: To transform lives through a passionate relationship with Jesus Christ while connecting with others in a camp or retreat setting. 
 Deer Run is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nondenominational Christian camp and retreat...