April 27, 2023

Shade Tree Clinic asking for donations of reproductive health and hygiene products, food and clothing

The Shade Tree Clinic’s annual Reproductive Health Drive is underway and will continue through May 23.

The drive is a project of students in the Vanderbilt School of Medicine and the Vanderbilt School of Nursing. The Shade Tree Clinic is Vanderbilt’s student-run clinic for underserved populations.

Donations to the drive will go to The Next Door, Homeland Heart, and Metro Office for Family Safety – community organizations in Nashville that support individuals facing intimate partner violence, housing insecurity, and inequality in the birthing process.

Examples of needed items include:

  • Pads/Tampons

  • Condoms

  • Hygiene Products

    • Hair care for textured hair

    • Travel-sized deodorants, lotions, shampoos

  • Nonperishable food

  • Emergency clothing

    • Unused women and children’s underwear

    • Leggings, sweatshirts

    • Sports bras, socks

Collection boxes for donations are set up in the Eskind Biomedical Library student lounge and the School of Nursing Atrium. If you would like to explore other ways to contribute, scan the QR code on the flyer below to access the Amazon wish list. You may also use Venmo to send a monetary contribution to @shadetreeclinic.