Find information here how you can donate to various charitable organizations and help those in need during the COVID-19 crisis.
Information provided via WVLT.
The Love Kitchen
The Love Kitchen is looking for volunteers to help serve individuals and families in the community who are experiencing hardships as the result of recent events. Find more information, donate and volunteer at www.thelovekitchen.org.
Knox County Mobile Meals
More Knox County seniors are needing assistance during this time of crisis. You can donate to Mobile Meals and help them to continue serving over 1,000 seniors daily without a waiting list at https://secure.donationpay.org/knoxseniors/covid.php.
Second Harvest Food Bank
Second Harvest Food Bank’s greatest need right now is funding. Donated funds equip Second Harvest to purchase more food to meet the increased need and demand. $140 can feed a family of four for two weeks. You can be confident that your donation is put to work in the best way – $0.95 of every $1 donated goes directly to hunger-relief efforts. To donate now, visit: https://community.secondharvestetn.org/pages/covid-19.
Knox Area Rescue Ministries
KARM is a faith-based organization that serves many, including the homeless community. Go here to donate.
Knoxville Pays It Forward
Knoxville Pays It Forward is running out of supplies due to the huge amounts of crisis boxes they have given out. They are in need of non perishable foods, laundry detergent, dish liquid, cleaning supplies and hygiene products. You can deliver to Midsouth Truck @ 5400 Rutledge Pike. Mon – Fri 9-5. or you can donate online at www.knoxvillepaysitforward.com.
Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee
Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee serves the citizens of Knox County from children to seniors. Now more than ever, they need community support to provide essential services to those in need. They deliver Mobile Meals to seniors and disabled individuals, support families with children, transport people to essential medical appointments like dialysis, make home repairs and weatherize houses, and provide in-home services to at-risk seniors. Now more than ever, they need community support to provide essential services to those in need. Donate at https://secure.donationpay.org/knoxseniors/covid.php.
MEDIC Regional Blood Center
The nation is in need of blood donations now more than ever. Officials say more than 4,000 blood drives have been canceled across the country. Go here to find out where you can donate blood.
United Way of Greater Knoxville
United Way has launched its own fund to help out local nonprofits during the COVID-19 outbreak. Go here to donate.
Knoxville’s zoo has temporarily closed down, but the animals are still being cared for, and the zoo needs help to continue. Go hereto help out the animals in need.
Contact us with more information regarding organizations helping the community in this time of crisis!