In-Kind Donations

Upon arrival at Dismas House after incarceration, it is not uncommon for residents to carry only the clothes on their backs. As Dismas House provides services for approximately 120 residents annually, we rely on the generosity of our community to include basic needs.


Common In-Kind Donation Needs

  • New or gently used clothing
  • New sneakers (sizes 9-12)
  • Work boots (sizes 9-12)
  • Winter coats
  • New bed pillows
  • New bath towels, hand towels, and wash cloths
  • Backpacks
  • Water bottles
  • Compact umbrellas

Programming and House Needs:

  • Basic tools for household repairs
  • Copy paper

Our Amazon and Walmart wish lists contain items that are residents frequently need. You may purchase an item from one of the lists to ship directly to Dismas House, or drop it off at our campus.


View Amazon Wishlist

View Walmart Wishlist

Mail or bring in-kind donations to:

Dismas House
2424 Charlotte Ave
Nashville, TN 37203

To learn more or arrange an in-kind donation, please contact Phillip Hill, Vice President of Operations, at