The Accomplishments to Date:
First FundraiserJanuary 1, 2014
The Rebound Foundation held its first fundraiser and secured the funds to start the foundation as a nonprofit, secure Marda’s House for the foundation and hire a contractor to assess the project costs of renovation.
Relocation To Nashville, TNJanuary 1, 2015
January 2015, following Christina and her husband Dana’s relocation to Nashville, Christina was asked to share her vision for Marda’s House and the Rebound Foundation at the YWCA of Nashville’s annual Wine, Women and Shoes event.
Partnership with YWCAApril 1, 2015
April 2015, Dana partnered with The MEND program of the YWCA to assist in bringing awareness to boys and men to help end domestic violence.
Women of Excellence GalaOctober 1, 2015
October 2015, The Rebound Foundation was represented at the Women of Excellence Gala and Auction hosted by Williamson Co. Area Jack and Jill of America to further share the vision for Marda’s House.
Music City Derby Day 2016October 15, 2015
October 2015, Dana and Christina’s efforts to end violence was featured by Bridges, a nonprofit to help the deaf and hard of hearing, for their annual Music City Derby Day 2016.
Board StructureJanuary 1, 2016
January 2016, Rebound Foundation began work to construct Organizational By-laws, Board Structure/Covenants and future Fundraising initiatives.
The GatheringApril 18, 2016
April 2016, Christina will speak on the platform at the coaches’ wives 9th annual special event, The Gathering. At this event, Christina will further bring awareness to the needs of domestic violence and how The Rebound Foundation is working to bridge those gaps in Chicago.
Women’s DayJuly 24, 2016
Christina was recognized and honored during the women’s day celebration at The First Pentecost Church in Harvey, IL for her efforts to end domestic violence.
Sips, Sweets and JewelsAugust 27, 2016
The Rebound hosted their second fundraiser “Sips, sweets and jewels” presented by Premier Jewelry.
October Jar ChallengeOctober 1, 2016
For Domestic Violence Awareness Month, The Rebound placed rebound jars in businesses around the city and suburbs of Chicago to spread their mission.
The Rebound GameFebruary 16, 2017
The Rebound Foundation held their first annual “Rebound Challenge Game” during the ESPNU nationally televised TSU men’s basketball game against Morehead State. Fans, Alumni and sponsors made pledges to end violence and bring awareness to the cause.
Linked to ExcellenceMarch 20, 2017
Christina will represent The Rebound Foundation as the guest speaker on domestic violence awareness and conflict resolution to female students on the campus of Tennessee State University.