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Foundation Facts.


  • Our Background

McKendree Village Foundation secures financial support to provide benevolent care to eligible individual residents who have lived at McKendree Village for ten consecutive years prior to application for benevolent care.

McKendree Village Foundation has an affiliate relationship with the Tennessee Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church.

The McKendree Village Foundation founded in 1998 is exempt from Federal income tax as an organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code as a public benefit corporation.

The McKendree Village Foundation also shall not be a private foundation by reason of being described in Section 509(a)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

With new ownership of McKendree Village by Covington Senior Living, the Foundation has revised its charter and by-laws.


  • Our Mission

    The McKendree Village Foundation exists to identify, cultivate, solicit, and recognize individuals, corporations, and foundations whose charitable contributions support the operating budget, and endowment for the benevolent care needs of McKendree Village residents and other senior ministries developed with and through the Tennessee Annual Conference.

    The Foundation nurtures and sustains relationships between McKendree Village Foundation and its donors, seeking at all times to honor the donor's wishes and to ensure the effective stewardship of their gifts.

  • Our Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the McKendree Village Foundation for 2013:

Executive Committee:

Rev. John H. Collett, Jr.                                        Chairperson
Mr. Ed Van Voorhees         Vice-Chair & Chair Finance Committee
Mr. Harry Boyko                                                Secretary

Board Members:

Mr. Tom Adkinson

Ms. Annella Creech

Mr. Lee Jennings

Mr. William E. "Willie" McDonald

Mr. Bill D. Williams

Mr. Kent McNish, Executive Director

The 2012 Annual Bell Trees of Christmas Campaign just concluded total over $21,000 in gifts and contributions.

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