Our Mission:

give hope.

The Lisa Ross Parker Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a mission that encompasses two things:
1) Provide support for families touched by cancer
2) Assist animal welfare organizations



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Our Mission

The Lisa Ross Parker Foundation strives to charitably honor the legacy of Lisa Ross Parker by continuing to pursue her charitable passions...

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A Message from Janet Ross, Founder & President

Lisa's Story

Lisa Ross Parker

Lisa Ross Parker


"I think the happiest and most appreciative people in this world are the ones who have experienced trials and tribulations. And the reason for that is they know the greatest emotion of all….HOPE!"

The above passage was Lisa Ross Parker’s journal entry for August 24th, 2001. Less than seven weeks later, she passed away after complications from a bone marrow transplant at the age of 33.

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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever does!"

Margaret Meade


Our Impact


Thousand Dollars Raised

Thanks to generous donors like you, we have raised over $550K to support families touched by cancer and animal welfare organizations.



Years Serving Middle Tennessee

The Lisa Ross Parker Foundation was founded in 2004 and supports Nashville and the surrounding areas.



Percent of Funds Raised go toward our mission Goals

In our last fiscal year, 91% of all funds raised went to support our mission goals.

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