Out Of Sight And Out Of Mind

Out of Sight and Out of Mind

By Haley Spigner, Street Outreach & Resource Navigator My last blog post told the story of my friend Cliff and his campmates and how they had been forced to leave their campsite. That was at the beginning of March and…

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A Good Neighbor

A Good Neighbor

I first met Roger when visiting Glencliff United Methodist Church with members from Sixty-First Avenue UMC. Roger lives across the street from Glencliff, but this was his first time to visit. A lifelong member of the Church of Christ, he…

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Happy National Volunteer Week!

Happy National Volunteer Week!

By Liz Shadbolt, Volunteer Coordinator The last week of April 2017 is National Volunteer Week in the US. At Open Table Nashville, every week is volunteer week! We couldn’t function without the amazing volunteers who support our work. As the…

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On Hard Days And The Value Of The Struggle

On Hard Days and the Value of the Struggle

By Elizabeth Langgle-Martin, Street Outreach and Resource Navigator As an outreach worker and housing navigator, my favorite of days are move-in days. The days where the efforts of my unhoused friend and the countless hours we’ve worked together blossom into…

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