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Where Your Donation Goes

Cookeville Rescue Mission receives donations from members of the community, churches, and businesses. We do not receive any government funding. In addition to financial contributions, Cookeville Rescue Mission also receives non-perishable food items that are used in-house, as well as distributed to less fortunate members of the community and other organizations in need.

Where your donation goes

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Revenue

Through the use of direct mail, as well as community events, Cookeville Rescue Mission generates capital to fund daily operations as well as future expansions. Cookeville Rescue Mission strives to make every donation reach its full potential by reducing costs associated with operations and by reducing waste in food service, thus ensuring financial sustainability for years to come.

Statistical Information

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Avg Volunteers Per Year
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Avg Baptisms Per Year
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Financial Audits

Audited financial statements are available upon request. If requested, access to audit documentation will be provided under the supervision of the Executive Director.

Organizational Chart

Organizational Chart

Board of Directors



Board Chair
Chris (Bubba) Winningham, Ed. D
5-12 Instructional Supervisor - Putnam County Schools
Executive Director
Cookeville Rescue Mission



Board Vice-President
Dow Harris
Highlands Residential Services
Board Post-President
Brandon Jones
Dr. Vinyl
Board Treasurer
William Clark
Cannon, Clark, Holman & Associates
Board Secretary
Richard Crabtree
CHC Mechanical Contractors, Inc.



Board Member
Jackie Farris
Business Owner
Board Member
Howie Acuff
Acuff Attorney at Law
Board Member
Dr. Chet Gentry
Innovative Family Medical Center
Board Member
Rachel LaPlant
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration



Board Member
Gloria Ayers
Realtor, First Realty Company