Full Plate, a no cost food pantry, open daily 9:00 am-1:00 pm and serving Davidson and surrounding Counties. W.O.M.E.N.’s pantry has been around since the beginning of the organization. W.O.M.E.N.'s Full Plate Program is serving more families now then ever before due to the economy.
Full Plate meets the nutrition needs of economically stressed individuals with health related illnesses. The program provides perishable and non-perishables, increasing community
members ability to meet the needs of their families while promoting nutrition as a key to healthy lifestyles. On average Full Plate distributes over 2000 pounds of food per month to HIV-positive men,
women and children, the homeless, the unemployed, under-employed, SSI/SSDI recipients, domestic violence victims and their families. This significant program also meets the needs of Nashville and surrounding counties by collecting and distributing free nutritional supplements, beverages, household supplies, and personal care items.
How Can I Enroll?
For information on documentation need and qualifications of Full Plate please contact us by going to the Contact us link and filling out the form.
How Can I help?
A minimum of $2,000 is required for the FULL PLATE program to run this cost includes personal hygiene and household items
A minimum of $1,000 is required for the 2016 Thanksgiving Give Away food bags.
$1000 divided by 362 individuals equals $2.76 per person.
$1000 divided by 6 months equals $166.67 twice a year.
How can I donate to the FULL PLATE program?
There are many ways a person can support our food pantry program. Checks and money orders made Payable to Women On Maintaining Education and Nutrition are always accepted but the easiest way of donating to any of our programs has been through Paypal with our online donating option. Click here to go there now or you can also donate through our fundraising campaign by Clicking here.
FACT: Children who are hungry may be less attentive and curious than other children. They often have difficulty concentrating or focusing. Their reading, verbal and motor skills can suffer. They are absent more often from school and have higher drop out rates.
FACT: Even short-term nutritional deficiencies can affect a child’s ability to concentrate and perform complex tasks.
FACT: In adults, hunger causes nervousness, irritability and difficulty concentrating.
FACT: Hunger can have an emotional impact as well. It may diminish self-confidence and self-esteem.
Thank you to our current supporters:
The Nashville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Designed Conveyor Systems
Many more private donors and friends
If you or your organization is interested in donating, starting a food drive or volunteering with our food pantry program FULL PLATE please contact us at 615-256-3882 or Click hereand fill out our contact form with the information you would like us to know and we will be in contact with you within 48 hours. Please be sure to put "FULL PLATE PROGRAM" in subject line and be sure to put correct contact including contact person and detailed information about what you are interested in doing with the FULL PLATE program. We thank you in advance for you support with our agency.