The purpose of Know The Hope is two-fold. Supporting and strengthening families; Tammy integrates autism awareness into her music program to help families like her own adapt to the everyday challenges and joys of raising children with special needs. The program also provides awareness and guidance to others, including businesses and faith communities, on how to include families with disabilities. Working with individuals with disabilities; Sharing music and songwriting skills - "I believe everyone has something to say, something to offer." Tammy Vice
This Nashville recording artist is produced by GodsChild Records. Her CDs include “Love Can Grow”, “Miracles & Memories”, “Breaking The Chains”, & "More Than Just Getting By".
Originally from Mobile, Alabama, Tammy has performed her music nationwide at special events, festivals, churches, conferences, workshops, and music venues. She has also appeared on worldwide television and radio programs.
Tammy was the Country Music Hall of Fame's 2009 nominee for the Mary Catherine Strobel Volunteer Award.
As a songwriter and artist, Tammy has had four songs hit #1 on Christian and Country charts. Also among her writing credits is the theme song for "Come On In" with host Melanie Walker, currently playing on the TCT Network. She was winner of the 2008 USAGEM Contemporary Christian Crown Jewel Award.
Tammy is the producer and host of the annual “Breaking The Chains” Autism Benefit, held at the Bluebird Cafe'. April 2013 marked the event's 12th anniversary. She has become a strong advocate after her younger daughter, Morgan, was diagnosed at age 3.
"Autism is a life long neurological disorder that effects as many as 1 in 68 individuals according to the CDC. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential to help them lead full independent lives."