PRIVY IN THE COMMUNITY

Essential Needs Nonprofit, Inc in Collaboration with PRIVY Pay It Forward 2022 Recipients Announced

Essential Needs Nonprofit, Inc is committed to the tenets of community and philanthropy. Each year we strive to pay it forward to deserving recipients of the community. This years vehicle was through the collaborative Pay It Forward Award. This award is given to our community giants and the work that they do to uplift and push us forward. 

"This award brings me great joy, PRIVY gives me a platform to honor our heroes of today sung and unsung, we hope that this recognition truly gives flowers to those that strive to give flowers to others", said the founder of PRIVY, Valeria Lopez.

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Kim Bella

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Rev. Dr. William Harris, Sr.

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Sandy Wade

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Tracy Williams

Essential Needs Nonprofit, Inc in Collaboration with PRIVY awards the Pay It Forward Scholarship 2021

Essential Needs Nonprofit, Inc is committed to the tenet of philanthropy and each year strives to pay it forward to deserving students to help towards education and creativity. This years vehicle was through the collaborative Pay It Forward Scholarship. This year there were three students awarded, Jaliyah Hopkins, Alfred Hill and Karay Carr, of Nashville, Tennessee. The students were given their award on October 1, 2021 and were extremely appreciative. "Awards like these help are great because they help with books and other essentials that I need for school", Jaliyah Hopkins added.

"PRIVY is more than a labor of love, it is a way to truly give back to our city", shared Valeria Lopez, head creative and founder of PRIVY. "We are honored to continue to bring quality events and philanthropic opportunities to the city."

Essential Needs Nonprofit, Inc in Collaboration with PRIVY awards the Liberal Arts Scholarship 2019

Essential Needs Nonprofit, Inc is committed to the tenet of philanthropy and each year strives to pay it forward to deserving students to help towards education and creativity. This years vehicle was through the collaborative Liberal Arts Scholarship. This year there were three students awarded through the liberal arts program at Fisk University, here in Nashville, Tennessee. These scholars were given their award on October 1, 2019 and were intended to aide in their creative endeavors during their matriculation.

PRIVY and Essential Needs Nonprofit, Inc. have a strong belief and support for the arts so partnering with an institution deeply rooted in the liberal arts was truly a great partnership. "It is our hope that awards such as these pour into the future creatives in not only our city, but leave a lasting impression on the benefactors", Valeria Lopez, Founder of PRIVY.