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Charity Wedding Registry:
Ending Hunger in Nashville

Click the video to watch
our 2-minute introduction!

We are using the Crowdrise.com online fundraising site for this campaign. All donations through this link are tax deductible and will go directly to the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

As we start our new lives together, it will mean so much for us to have your help to make a positive impact in Nashville.



Jacob & Joy Got married in March 2016! :)

Instead of gifts and a traditional wedding registry, we are asking for your help to raise over $10,000 in order to create a grant with the goal of ending hunger in Nashville.

We are celebrating by launching a wedding registry fundraiser to establish a grant with the goal of ending hunger in Nashville, TN. The fund, administered through the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, will provide grants to non-profits and social entrepreneurs for innovative pilot projects that address hunger, food insecurity, food deserts, community gardens, health, and nutrition.

Despite Nashville being a booming "it" city, many of its residents and families struggle with poverty, underemployment, and hunger. 1 in 5 Nashville citizens live in a food desert where they don't have access to grocery stores, healthy food, and fresh produce.

In addition to providing immediate assistance to families in need, the new "catalyst grant" will encourage creativity and collaboration among our community to solve this complex problem.

This cause is important to both of us, and we have seen in our work with local non-profits how hunger affects so many aspects of living a healthy and happy life. We believe that our community has the potential to end hunger in Nashville in 10 years!


News & Updates

Featured on The Steve Harvey Show "Good News"

Read more about Jacob & Joy's appearance and Steve Harvey's surprise gift to the couple in this article from The Tennessean.

Joy's emotional explanation of hunger in Nashville

Wedding First Dance Circus Flash Mob!

Groom professional juggler surprises bride with a glow-in-the-dark circus flash mob for their first dance! (WATCH FOR THE GLOW ENDING!)

We had so much fun for our first dance! Thank you to all of our juggling and circus friends who helped make it happen!

"These are two of the nicest people I’ve ever met!" - Steve Harvey

Our Story

We believe that we can do the most good by being good at what we do, and doing what we love.
— Jacob & Joy

Jacob & Joy are social entrepreneurs based in Nashville, TN.

The couple connected through their shared passion for community building, designing creative events, and having fun together with friends and family. After Joy's health scare and surgery a year ago, they are especially happy to be celebrating their wedding with family, friends, and a large community of supporters.

Jacob & Joy work with community organizations throughout the year. Jacob directs the touring company of Playing By Air Productions, donating a Creativity Moves Kids outreach program to local schools and charities with each event appearance. The couple also help match corporate sponsors and non-profit partners with consulting agencies Creativity Moves Events and High-Wired Communities.

Fun Facts: Joy is a vegetarian and her favorite color is pink. Jacob has been a juggler since he was 10 years old, and is always looking for creative ways to make people laugh and smile together.

Our Engagement Video:

Contact Jacob & Joy

Use the form below or email jacobjoyjugglelife@gmail.com

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