Help Austin Dish Lending Library become a 501(c)3

The Austin Dish Lending Library ​meets Austin’s needs for re-usable dishes for every event type, while also keeping disposable dishes and out of the landfill and reusing old donated dishes. This is a free service for people, orangizations, or businesses to borrow dishes for their event or gathering.

We are hoping to raise at least $700 to become a 501(c)3 recognized nonprofit, create an organized inventory system, expand services to increase event sustainability, and raise community awareness of the library through rebranding and community presence. This will better serve our community as we work to meet Austin’s need for reusable dishes for every event type. We are already quickly outgrowing the storage shed, and as gatherings slowing come back we want to be ready to help as many events reduce their waste as we can!

We appriciate any amount you can give as this is ran soley by a small group of volunteers. We are excited to continue to grow this sustainable service and help people make their events and gatherings more sustainable. Thank you for your support!

Need to borrow dishes? View all of our dishware at and contact Abby at [email redacted]


  • Melany Gifford 
    • $250 
    • 2 mos
  • Kellen Gildersleeve  
    • $10 
    • 2 mos
  • Missy Rodgers 
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
  • David H Miller 
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
  • Abby Rodgers 
    • $20 
    • 2 mos


Abby Rodgers 
Austin, TX
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