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Recent Support Opportunities

In addition to cash donations, food and grocery donationsvolunteering time, and attending events, there are many other ways to support Open Table, all of which are greatly appreciated.

Create Centerpieces

Create Centerpieces

Use your creative talents to brighten up our dinner tables. Creating centerpieces is a great project for small groups or families to work on together!

Centerpieces can be as simple or elaborate as you wish. They can contain a small flower bouquet, themed decorations, or useful items guests can take home. Use your imagination!

 Learn More Below

Bring Your Own Bag

Bring Your Own Bag

If you shop at Crosby’s Market in Concord, bring your own shopping bag. It’s better for the environment and can help support Open Table. The cashier will give you a token for every reusable bag you use. Put the token in the canister for Open Table; Crosby’s will donate money to Open Table for every token collected.

Shop Amazon Smile

Shop Amazon Smile

You shop, Amazon gives. AmazonSmile is a simple, automatic way to support Open Table every time you shop at no cost to you!

Simply start your Amazon shopping trip at smile.amazon.com, and Amazon will donate a percentage of the purchase price from your eligible purchases to the organization of your choice. We’d love it if you choose Open Table!

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Be An Advocate

Be An Advocate

Helping us spread the word will help us battle hunger. Follow us on Facebook! Share our news. Use social media to let others know that you support Open Table.

If you are an estate planner or financial advisor, please suggest Open Table as a worthy charitable organization for your clients.

If you know of people looking for meaningful community service, tell them about us.

”Creating

We currently are only looking for centerpieces for our Maynard dinners, which are held on Tuesday evenings. To schedule a donation date, please contact us at centerpieces@opentable.org

We usually need 11 centerpieces each night.

Let your imagination go wild with the possibilities! Guests take the centerpieces home after dinner, so think about what you would like to take home.

If a single item, try a small vase with fresh, dried or plastic flowers; canning jars with pre-measured cookie mix; a jar filled with birdseed with a small scooper attached.

Or create a collection so that everyone at the table has something to take home. For example a container with toothbrushes & mini toothpaste tubes; mini toiletries; pens and mini notepads; granola bars.

If a holiday is coming up, you can theme the centerpieces accordingly. Maybe blank Valentine’s Day cards or Mardi Gras beads.

There are 7 seats at each table.

Our one rule: no candy please.

Remember that the centerpieces do not need to be elaborate to help bring a smile to our guests’ faces. And each piece does not need to be the same; different pieces along a similar theme can add interest to the tables.

If purchasing supples is too expensive consider collect items from your friends and family, such as

  • flowers from home gardens
  • travel size soaps and shampoos from hotels
  • stationery and blank greeting cards.

And don’t worry if you cannot put together the suggested number. We are thrilled with any centerpieces that can be supplied!

Contact our coordinator at centerpieces@opentable.org to schedule a donation date and arrange drop-off.

Generally we accept donations at our Maynard location, 33 Main Street, Maynard MA during our regular hours.

Mondays 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tuesdays 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursdays 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Snow days, special events, or other schedule changes may occur, so it is best to contact our coordinator to assure we will be available for drop off.