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City of Knoxville, Tennessee
Madeline Rogero, Mayor
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For Immediate Release
Knox Responds
Furniture needed for evacuees in Knoxville

09/21 - Furniture Needed for Knoxville Evacuees
09/21 - Red Cross to Close Civic Coliseum Shelter
09/16 - "Humanity for Hurricane Relief" Event
09/13 - KPD & KFD Respond to Calls for Help
09/13 - Hurricane Katrina Photos by KPD and KFD
09/13 - 6,000 Evacuated Families Served
09/09 - Three Planeloads of Evacuees Arrive
09/08 - 160 Evacuees Expected Friday Night
09/08 - Warehouse Halts Acceptance of Donations
09/07 - Knoxville Remains on Standby
09/06 - Four Planes of Evacuees Expected
09/05 - 750 Evacuees Expected
09/02 - Mayor's Announce Knoxville's Response
09/01 - Donate to Red Cross at Boomsday
08/31 - Knoxville Sends Rural / Metro Ambulances
Knox Responds
Compassion Coalition
Second Harvest Food Bank
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American Red Cross
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Call 865-584-2999 or
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GIVE TO SALVATION ARMY
Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY or
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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 21, 2005 - The Compassion Coalition is urgently seeking donations for furniture and household items for Hurricane Katrina evacuees who are moving into housing in the Knoxville area.

The coalition is operating two warehouses. They are located at Cokesbury Center, 9915 Kingston Pike, and the old Hill's building, 4825 North Broadway, next to Big Lots. The Cokesbury Center is open Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Broadway warehouse is open Monday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Volunteers will be at both locations 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.

Please donate only items that are in pretty good shape.

The following good, used furniture items are needed immediately:

  • 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.
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