Creating Community

By Hunter Burns, Intern Summer 2018 Before arriving in Nashville, I came from a small town of about 330 people. It was a farming community in southwest Minnesota where all the retired farmers gossip at the gas station for their…

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The Reality Of Being Unhoused

The Reality of Being Unhoused

By Lauren Morgan, Summer Intern 2018 As I stumbled through the woods on a rainy and sticky morning, I couldn’t get my mind off of all of the bugs that were probably crawling inside my backpack and on my jacket.…

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Celebrating INTERdependance Day

Celebrating INTERdependance Day

By: Madison Lindeman, Summer Intern 2018 I’m writing this in the early hours of July 4th, a holiday that I have always loved. This isn’t born out of a strong or particularly distinct sense of patriotism; I have just always…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Robb

Volunteer Spotlight: Robb

How did you get involved with Open Table Nashville? While attending an employee-appreciation fund drive a couple of years ago, I had the opportunity to meet OTN's staff and learn about OTN's overall mission - both leaving an impressive mark…

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The Power Of Home

The Power of Home

By Abby Hyman, Open Table Nashville Intern For the first week or so of my internship with Open Table Nashville, I was stumbling over boxes that seemed to find their way into every nook and cranny of my 650 square…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Joe Manners

Volunteer Spotlight: Joe Manners

Joseph Manners, Computer Programmer and member of Covenant of the Cross in Madison, TN How did you get involved with OTN? I have been working with several organizations in Nashville on behalf of my church, Covenant of the Cross in…

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