West Tennessee School for the Deaf - Jackson, TN

Friends of West Tennessee School for the Deaf is a non-profit organization that was established in 1998 for the sole purpose of raising funds to help support special programs and special projects at the West Tennessee School for the Deaf. We formally received our 501(c)(3) status in January of 2000 and we abide by the rules and regulations stated in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

Since January 2000, we have raised approximately $35,000 to help with special needs at WTSD. Programs or projects we have funded are listed below. For information about making a donation to Friends of WTSD, please email Michael Strickland at or Kristi Lindsey at . You may call Ms. Lindsey during school hours at (731)423-5705. You may also click the Donate button below to make a secure donation with your credit or debit card via PayPal. All donations are tax-deductible.

Programs and Projects
  • Jerry's Kids
  • Jump Rope for Heart Program
  • Student of the Month
  • Student Honor Roll
  • Times for Charity
  • Field Day
  • Playground for our Preschool Students
Governing Board
  • Treasurer: Michael Strickland      
  • President: Elaine Strickland
  • Secretary: Mitch Sims
Members At Large
  • Sara Miller
  • Elaine Strickland
  • Kris Wolfe
  • Mitch Sims
  • Veronica McDonald
  • Drew Long
  • Jeannie Luckey
  • Kristi Lindsey
  • Linda Harrell

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