In-Kind Donations

Thank you so much for thinking of us for your donation! Below you will find a list of items that we are currently accepting. We typically accept donations between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday – Friday. However, because of the nature of our work, we are not always in the office. To schedule a drop off time or for any questions you have regarding your donation, please email

Winter Survival Items:

  • Hand/Foot/Body Warmers
  • 16.4 oz Propane Cans
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Blankets
  • Tents
  • Tarps
  • Hats & Coats
  • Thick & Warm Gloves
  • Long Johns (M-XXL)
  • Warm Socks
  • Cold Meds & Cough Drops
  • Mens/Womens Underwear (M-XXL)
  • Protein Shakes
  • $5 McDonalds Gift Cards
  • Flashlights & Batteries
  • Pop-Top Foods
  • Peanut Butter Crackers
  • Granola & Protein Bars
  • Fruit Cups & Juice Boxes

Welcome Home Kit Items:

  • 13 gallon trash can + bags
  • Cleaning supplies (including: laundry detergent, dish soap, sponges, wipes, cloths)
  • Shower curtain + rings
  • Can opener and basic cooking & eating utensils
  • Coffee pot + filters
  • Oven mitts
  • Dish towels
  • Full or Queen size sheet set
  • 4-place setting of plates, glasses, bowls
  • Bath towels
  • Pots, pans, baking dishes
  • Pillows (bed pillows only, not decorative)
  • Blanket/comforter (no duvet covers)
  • Laundry basket

** Other helpful small housewares include: Microwaves, TV converter boxes, DVD players **

Because of our limited storage capacity, we typically ask for mattress and furniture donations as the need arises. If you would like to inquire about donating a mattress or other small furniture items (like recliners and end tables) please email

If you have donations outside this list or need pick up service, we recommend donating to ThriftSmart ( When you donate items to ThriftSmart on behalf of Open Table Nashville, ThriftSmart donates gift cards to Open Table Nashville per pound of donated items. You can read more here: