Begin Anew empowers women to  break cycles of poverty by offering education and mentoring. TNFP shares 90 weekly meals here.

Bethlehem Centers of Nashville is a nonprofit social services agency and family resource center serving North Nashville. As part of the SPARK program, TNFP delivers 200 snacks here each week for kids in the after school programs.

The Contributor is a street newspaper that empowers homeless and formerly homeless men and women to achieve financial stability. TNFP delivers 30 weekly lunches here, which The Contributor offers to each vendor who completes their training program on Mondays and Thursdays.

Faith Family Medical Center provides full service medical care to the working uninsured and underinsured patients. TNFP supports their bi-monthly "Lunch & Learn" for clients on health and wellness topics.

Fisk Courts is an affordable housing option run by Urban Housing Solutions for formerly homeless individuals. TNFP provides a monthly fresh market here.

Friends Life Community is a nonprofit serving the needs of adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. TNFP serves skills-building lunch for 30 friends twice a week.

Front Porch Ministry provides a safe retreat for kids and moms in the McFerrin Park neighborhood. We provide 100 lunches and fresh produce during weekly gatherings.

Gentlemen and Not Gangsters (G.A.N.G.) is a youth mentoring group in partnership with Metro Juvenile Courts. TNFP provides 30 lunches alongside their weekly meetings.

Green Street Sanctuary offers a transitional space for individuals experiencing homelessness to set up camp in a safe environment. Weekly, TNFP shares a hot meal with about 20 individuals here.

John L Glenn and Peggy Ann are residential centers in North Nashville run by National Church Residences, an agency that provides affordable housing for low-income seniors. TNFP serves 60 hot meals to residents here each week.

LEAF (Linking, Empowering and Advancing Families) is a collaborative community night offered on a weekly basis for non-English language background families. Following a dinner provided by TNFP, participants are engaged in workshops, ESL classes, extra literacy and math instructions for students.


Nashville Cares provides resources and support to people diagnosed with or at risk of contracting HIV. Every other Wednesday, TNFP staff brings a made-from-scratch lunch, and we facilitate a cooking demonstration for one of the meal components.

Nations Ministry Center partners with refugees in rebuilding their lives through education & job training. TNFP shares 60 snacks here each week.

The Oasis Center provides community-based care for at-risk youth, focusing on education and workforce development. TNFP provides support for winter warming shelters at Oasis three days a week.

Open Table Nashville, Inc., is a non-profit, interfaith community that disrupts cycles of poverty, journeys with the marginalized and provides education about issues of homelessness. TNFP provides meals for resource shelters, dinners and breakfasts for emergency warming shelters during the winter.

Operation Stand Down  offers a variety of services to all honorably discharged veterans and their families, with special emphasis on those who are unhoused. TNFP shares 100 hot meals here with clients of OSD and the surrounding neighborhood on Wednesday afternoons.

Pathways Women's Business Center provides in-depth business counseling, classroom training, and peer-to-peer learning to help entrepreneurs. TNFP is supplying meals to incentivize participation in their series of business classes offered weekly at various sites in the community.

Preston Taylor Ministries offers after-school programming for youth in the Nations neighborhood. TNFP shares 140 snacks weekly and facilitates a monthly community meal here.

Project Return equips former offenders with the education, coaching, and support services necessary to gain employment and begin a new life. TNFP provides 50 meals for a weekly training that prepares participants to return to their communities and find stable employment.

The Salvation Army provides after school and summer camp opportunities for kids at their Magness-Potter Community Center in East Nashville. As a pilot for the SPARK program (Sports, Play and Active Recreation for Kids), TNFP delivers over 150 snack here each week to be sent home with each child to share with their entire family.

South Nashville Family Resource Center is a United Way family resource center offering after-school and summer programs. TNFP shares 45 snacks each week here as part of the SPARK program.

St. Luke's Community House is a family resource center offering preschool and senior mobile meals in the Nations neighborhood. TNFP prepares and shares over 1,330 meals & snacks here each week.

Trinity Community Ministry is a community outreach based out of Trinity United Methodist Church. TNFP partners with the Trinity Community to offer a weekly, family-style meal that fosters discussion and connection among 50 economically vulnerable individuals and families.

Vine Hill Towers includes government housing for seniors, as well as one floor run by Matthew 25. This stop is also right beside our Wedgewood Urban Gardens. We share a hot lunch on Friday afternoons with residents of Vine Hill Towers and the surrounding neighborhood.


To learn more about becoming a meal distribution partner with The Nashville Food Project, contact our Meals Director, Christa Ross ( We welcome all ideas for strategic and creative collaborations!

Looking for a hot meal or other food support? Our meals are included in the current Nashville Meals Schedule and Locations published on “Where to Turn in Nashville”- an online resource guide published by The Contributor and collaborators.