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About Us

We welcome you with open arms…

Enter into a world where your heart brims will fullness. Where possibilities are endless. Where you can make a positive difference.


Do you belong to a group with a passion for service?

Part of your company charitable activities, church group, crafting/sewing group, art class, animal rescue, or school group? Open Arms Care clients can benefit from your generosity, your talents, your time.

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Reading

Games

Movies

Music

Crafting

Spending time with others

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Contact your local city operation for volunteer opportunities.


Bits and Pieces

Open Arms Care is grateful for all donations generously contributed for the benefit of our clients. Did you know we also accept items such as supplies for our art program, medical supplies and household furnishings?

Looking for a project for your Sunday school class or mission group, boy scouts/girl scouts troop, fraternity/sorority, or corporate giving program? Let our client needs be the best thing that ever happened to your group!

Medical Supplies

  • Stethescopes
  • Temporal thermometers
  • AED Defibrillators
  • Blood pressure cuffs

Outdoor

  • Wicker or wrought iron patio furniture
  • Rocker gliders
  • Mulch
  • Shrubbery
  • Bird feeders/Hummingbird feeders
  • Gas or charcoal grills

Household

  • Rocker recliners
  • Kerosene heaters

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  • #2, #3 and #5 House Paint Brushes
  • Painters tape
  • Masking tape
  • Bubble wrap
  • Utrecht Studio Series Acrylic paint
  • Wood for framing
  • Mitre saw

 

Innovation

  • BigKeys keyboards for computer access
  • Tablets
  • Bigtrack Trackballs
  • Musical instruments
  • Ball pools
  • Bubbling water columns
  • Stimulating wall mount fun mirrors (multiplication, waves, curves) see Flaghouse Special Needs for more  information
  • Mirror balls
  • Body Bean Bags/Pillows see eSpecial Needs Seating for more information
  • Inflatable climbing shapes

Contact 615-254-4006 for more information.


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Volunteers Welcome!

Join us the second Tuesday of each month from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Brentwood office at 6 Cadillac Drive, Suite 350. Bring your talents and ideas to create cards to send to clients of Open Arms Care. Supply donations always accepted! 615-254-4006

 

Re-Purpose

Have items in your desk drawer, craft room or closet that you can re-purpose?

Charms
Cards you have received, including Christmas cards
Ribbon
Ink pads and stamps
Punches
Brads
Die cut shapes
Foam shapes
Stickers
Gems
Buttons
String/Twine
Yarn
Felt

If you’d like more information on how you can get involved with Open Arms Care, contact us!

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