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City of Knoxville, Tennessee
Madeline Rogero, Mayor
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For Immediate Release
Knox Responds
Furniture Needed for Katrina Evacuees

Help Hurricane Victims
GIVE TO AMERICAN RED CROSS
Call 865-584-2999 or
Donate Online - CLICK HERE

GIVE TO SALVATION ARMY
Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY or
Donate Online - CLICK HERE

GIVE TO SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK
Mail check or deliver in person to:
Second Harvest
922 Delaware Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37921

GIVE FURNITURE TO COMPASSION COALITION

TWO LOCATIONS: Cokesbury Center, at 9915 Kingston Pike Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. - OR - Old Hill's building at 4825 North Broadway, next to Big Lots Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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September 16, 2005 - The Compassion Coalition has notified us that they currently need furniture for the Katrina evacuees.

There are two locations listed below to donate furniture and more.

COMPASSION COALITION'S FURNITURE WAREHOUSE

Location: Cokesbury Center at 9915 Kingston Pike, across from Cokesbury UMC.
Hours: Monday - Friday: 10am - 7pm, and Saturday 8:30am - 1pm; continuing for two weeks

To donate furniture for Katrina victims you may drop it off at the warehouse. Volunteers will be there to receive the furniture and make it available to those in need. (Household items only, no office furniture please.) Tax receipts for donations are available.

The following good, used furniture items are needed immediately. Please donate only items that are in pretty good shape.

  • dressers
  • beds (everything but king size)
  • chests of drawers, dressers
  • appliances (no built-ins, and must be in good working order)
  • kitchen or dining room tables and chairs
  • living room sofas and chairs
  • lamps, coffee tables, end tables, and other furniture items to make a house a home

    ANGELIC MINISTRY CENTER

    Location: 1218 North Central
    Hours: Tue-Sat from 9-4 to receive donations

    The following good, used furniture and household items are needed immediately. Please donate only items that are in pretty good shape or new if noted below.

    Furniture: Beds (preferable twin or full), kitchen tables, chairs, sofas, refrigerators, washers/dryers, chest of drawers, dressers
    Linens: Sheets, pillows, towels, wash clothes
    Clothing: New socks and underwear (all sizes, both genders), men’s (any), women’s clothing (plus sizes only right now)
    Kitchen: Pots, pans, silverware, can openers, kitchen utensils, dishes, glasses
    Hygiene: diapers, baby wipes, shampoo, hand soap, lotions, toothpaste/brushes, mouthwash, brushes, combs, toilet paper
    Cleaning: Bleach, Pine Sol, Windex, paper towels, brooms/mops, 409, wash soap

    Donations can be delivered to either location, whichever is more convenient.

    Please know your donations will go directly at no cost to help those without resources to purchase furniture.
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