What in the World?!

“What in the World?!” is the NICE annual fundraising event and celebration of the communities we serve. The event will take place at the beautiful Plaza Mariachi on Thursday, October 27th from 6:00pm-9:00pm.

The evening will be centered around a fun team trivia competition featuring questions designed to challenge your knowledge of world geography and culture, so gather your smartest friends for the chance to win Gold, Silver, or Bronze medals (yes, seriously).

Your ticket includes dinner from Taj Indian and Eko African & Caribbean Restaurant.

Thursday, October 27th 2022
Plaza Mariachi
3955 Nolensville Pk, Nashville, TN 37211

Each fall, NICE presents awards to those who have made a significant impact on the lives of refugees and New Americans in our community. This year, we will celebrate the winners at the What in the World?! event.

The Donna Pack Community Empowerment Award Winner: Cross Point Church

The Genesis Award Winner: Metro Councilwoman Zulfat Suara

The New Arrival Award Winner: Community Resource Center

The Sonrisa Trippe Volunteer of the Year Award Winner: KC Smythe

Support NICE/Win Prizes

A two night stay at the downtown Nashville Virgin Hotel

A one night stay at the new 1 Hotel Nashville

A one night stay at the Union Station Nashville Yards Hotel

4 Tickets to a Nashville SC Game + Community Flag on-field experience


The winners of our raffle will be announced during the What in the World? event on October 27th, but you don’t have to attend the event to participate in the raffle. By purchasing a raffle ticket, you are not only eligible to win these awesome prizes, but you are also helping us meet our fundraising goal of $5,000 that will help provide critical services to the hundreds of refugees NICE will resettle in Nashville over the next 12 months.

Enter the Raffle