In-Kind Donations

Building a Stronger, Safer Community

Give a resident a Second Chance, Give to Dismas! The mission of Dismas House is to improve lives and strengthen communities by providing the formerly incarcerated with holistic reentry programming that breaks the cycle of incarceration. When returning citizens enter society successfully, we all benefit from a stronger, safer community.

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Dismas House
2424 Charlotte Ave
Nashville, TN 37203

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Basic Needs for New Residents:

  • compact umbrellas
  • bed pillows (new)
  • bath towels, hand towels, and wash cloths (new)
  • backpacks
  • water bottles
  • new sneakers sizes 9-12
  • work boots sizes 9-12
  • new or gently used work pants or jeans
  • winter coats (see Amazon Wish List)

Programming and House Needs:

  • basic set of tools for household repairs
  • copy paper

A comprehensive list can be found on our Amazon Wish List and Walmart Wish List. To arrange an in-kind donation or for more information, email Phillip Hill at