Cookeville Community Event

We serve guests of honor–in dozens of communities throughout the world–by providing them with free groceries, health and dental screenings, haircuts, family portraits, meals and much more at our community events. Hope Starts Here.

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(931) 537-9830 or [email protected]

Putnam County Fairgrounds

155 Fairgrounds Street, Cookeville, TN 38501

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Hope Starts Here in your city, your community, your neighborhood. The Convoy of Hope event is just the beginning of a long-lasting movement that has the power to transform people’s lives, inspire compassion and service, and bring people and organizations together like never before. This is a collaborative effort to bring hope to a city through free groceries, health screenings, job services, family portraits, haircuts, prayer, activities for children and more.

Free Guest Services

  • Groceries More than 35,000 pounds of free groceries
  • Community community
  • Lunch Free light bag lunch for everyone in attendance
  • Health Services Free medical and dental screenings with local doctors, medical professionals and dentists
  • Haircut Free haircuts for the whole family by local barbers and hairstylists
  • Portrait Free family portraits courtesy of local photographers
  • Job & Career Services Information, tools, training and advisory services for the unemployed and underemployed
  • Prayer Guests will have the opportunity to receive prayer and support from members of the local churches
  • Kids Zone Dozens of free carnival games, inflatables and live entertainment. Free concessions and lots of prizes
  • Veterans Services Services and resources for veterans and their families

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Get Involved

Strong participation by local businesses, churches, community agencies and groups is crucial to the success of this event. Through this collaborative effort we do together what no one could do alone.

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Local Sponsors

  • TRINITYalgood
  • The River Community Church
  • Stevens Street Baptist Church
  • Hooper - Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home
  • New Day Services
  • New Beginning Fellowship Church
  • Adult & Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland
  • Crossroads Community Church
  • Save-A-Lot
  • Hometown IGA
  • First National Bank of Tennessee
  • Life Church

Participating Organizations


The River Community Church
Stevens Street Baptist
First Christian Church
Grace Presbyterian
Westhaven Baptist
Wilhite Baptist
Washington Avenue Baptist
Collegeside Church of Christ
Crossroads Community Church
New Beginning Fellowship Church
Poplar Grove Baptist
Life Church
Engrafted Word
Tabernaculo La Roca
Church on the Hill
VineBranch Community Church
Brethren Baptist
Covenant Church
Silver Point Baptist
New Home Baptist
Christ Community Church
Boma Church of God
University Heights Baptist
Brotherton Baptist


Hometown IGA
New Day Services
Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home
First National Bank of Tennessee


Adult & Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland
Cookeville Rescue Mission

National Partners

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