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 donate@opentablenashville.org.

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 donate@opentablenashville.org

If you have donations outside this list or need pick up service, we recommend donating to ThriftSmart (thriftsmart.com). 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: https://thriftsmart.com/give-smart/