Building a Stronger, Safer Community

Donate to Dismas House

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 formerly incarcerated re-enter society successfully, we all benefit from a stronger, safer community.

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Mail donations to:

Dismas House
2424 Charlotte Ave
Nashville, TN 37203

Basic Needs for New Residents:

  • compact umbrellas
  • bed pillows (new)
  • cell phones (smartphones, new or gently used)
  • 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

Programming and House Needs:

  • basic set of tools for household repairs
  • ground coffee
  • laptops (new or gently used)
  • gas grill
  • copy paper
  • art supplies

A comprehensive list can be found on our Amazon Smile Page. To arrange an in-kind donation or for more information, email Jordan Collins at jcollins@dismas.org.

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