Giving Back to Chattanooga Charities

Give the Gift of Giving Back

Northside Neighborhood House Banner

Northside Neighborhood House

The Impact You’ll Make: When you support the Northside Neighborhood House, you are making an impact that will last a lifetime. For more than 98 years, NNH has been providing a hand up through education and assistance. Your donations are crucial for our neighbors north of the river. With increased dollars spent, contributions are needed to keep neighbors housed and utilities on. Donors can also empower and support students and families in the CommUNITY School program at five Hamilton County schools.  Learn more at nnhouse.org 423.267.2217

How to Donate:
Mail: P.O. Box 4086,
Chattanooga, TN 37405
Online: nnhouse.org/donate

 

Chambliss Center for Children Banner

Chambliss Center for Children

The Impact You’ll Make: Your gift to Chambliss Center for Children will make a big impact in the Chattanooga community by helping provide early childhood education and 24/7 child care to primarily low income and single-parent families. The organization also provides foster care for children who’ve been removed from their homes and transitional living for teens aging out of foster care. Additionally, it serves as the future site of Hamilton County’s first Isaiah 117 House. Learn more at chamblisscenter.org | 423.698.2456

How to Donate:
Mail: 315 Gillespie Road, Chattanooga, TN 37411
Online: chamblisscenter.org 

 

Chattanooga Area Food Bank Banner

Chattanooga Area Food Bank

The Impact You’ll Make: Many of our neighbors go without food all year round, but the holidays can be especially hard. At the Chattanooga Area Food Bank, our wish is to help fill the pantries of the thousands of families facing hunger in our community. With your donation, you can give the gift of a meal to families facing hunger this holiday season – 97 cents of every dollar donated supports the food bank’s mission and programs. Learn more at chattfoodbank.org 423.622.1800

How to Donate:
Mail: 2009 Curtain Pole Road, Chattanooga, TN 37406
Online: chattfoodbank.org

 

Childrens Advocacy Center Banner

Children’s Advocacy Center

The Impact You’ll Make: A donation to the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC): The Emmy Haney House helps change lives. Due to generous donations, the CAC provides compassionate and professional care to alleged victims of child sexual abuse. Last year, the CAC served nearly 900 local children through intervention, therapy, and education. The CAC works with partners in law enforcement, child protective services, and the judicial system to provide wrap around services for kids. Your support helps the CAC offer a comprehensive response to victims of child abuse. All services are free of charge for children and their families. Learn more at cachc.org | 423.266.6918

How to Donate:
Mail: 5705 Uptain Road, Suite C, Chattanooga, TN 37411

Online: cachc.org 

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga

The Impact You’ll Make: Gifts to
Big Brothers Big Sisters go to building a bigger future through its capital campaign. Among other initiatives, BBBS has plans to remodel its current facility to help grow the number of youth it serves. The remodel will include a 900-square-foot addition with space for activities, training, and academic support. With your help, BBBS can achieve its goal of serving 600 children per year by 2025. Learn more at buildabigfuture.com  423.698.8016

How to Donate:
Mail: P.O. Box 3056,
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Online: bbbschatt.org
Venmo: bbbschatt

 

Hosanna community Banner

Hosanna Community

The Impact You’ll Make: Hosanna Community is a nonprofit entity that relies heavily on donations from private individuals, churches, civic clubs, and businesses, as well as support from the Chattanooga Housing Authority. Donations help lessen the rent burden on our residents and help us continue to provide independent living for adults with disabilities and other challenges. If we didn’t have generous supporters, we could not continue to provide services to the 20 residents who call Hosanna Community “home.”

Learn more at hosannacommunity.org

How to Donate: Mail: P.O. Box 958, Hixson, TN 37343  Online: hosannacommunity.org

 

Erlanger Foundation

The Impact You’ll Make:
A corporate sponsorship or ticket purchase to Erlanger Health System Foundation’s signature gala, the Believe Bash, allows the Foundation to pursue enhancements in care through funding for capital improvements in facilities, the purchase of capital improvement in facilities, the purchase of cutting-edge equipment and technology, and support for programs that benefit all patients. Examples of such impact include the completion of the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger Kennedy Outpatient Center, as well as psychosocial support efforts like Child Life Specialists. Learn more at erlangerfoundation.org/believe-bash

How to Donate:
Online: erlangerfoundation.org

 

 

Hart Gallery Banner

Signal Centers

The Impact You’ll Make:
Donors who share their generosity with Signal Centers see results: from innovative technologies and positive data trends for healthy children to improved quality of life for adults. Our mission is to strengthen children, adults, and families through services focusing on disabilities, early childhood education, and self-sufficiency. The Hart Gallery program supports artists who are experiencing homelessness or have a disability by providing art therapy and a marketplace for their art. Learn more at signalcenters.org | 423.698.8528

How to Donate:
Mail: Signal Centers, 109 North Germantown Road, Chattanooga,
TN 37411 | Online: signalcenters.org Venmo: @signal-centers

 

First Things First Banner

First Things First

The Impact You’ll Make:
Contributions to First Things First impact our Greater Chattanooga community as well as audiences internationally. For example, our donors make a difference locally through programs like Dads Making a Difference, which helps noncustodial fathers create a better life for themselves and their children. Beyond this program, we provide many free, research-based resources to equip individuals with healthy relationship skills. Our donors actively break cycles by contributing to positive relationships within marriages, with children, significant others, and co-parents. Learn more at firstthings.org | 423.267.5383

How to Donate:
Mail: 620 Lindsay Street, Suite 100, Chattanooga, TN 37403
Online: firstthings.org/donate

 

Nurture The Next Banner

Nurture the Next

The Impact You’ll Make:
When Tennessee families and children do better, our whole state does better. Your donation to Nurture the Next will be invested in helping vulnerable families build safe, stable, and nurturing environments that will ensure children in Tennessee thrive, with a lasting impact as parenting skills are passed from generation to generation. To make a monetary donation, join our monthly giving campaign, or provide supplies to families in need, visit our website.
Learn more at nurturethenext.org

How to Donate:
Online: nurturethenext.org/donate

 

Preserve Chattanooga Banner

Preserve Chattanooga

The Impact You’ll Make:
Our mission is to protect the architectural heritage of Chattanooga. Formerly known as Cornerstones, Preserve Chattanooga is the only local nonprofit historic preservation organization providing technical assistance, advocacy, and legal protection through façade easements since 1976. Donations may be designated to impact specific areas of focus, such as the Terminal Preservation Fund, the Cornerstones Revolving Fund, or the Endowment Fund.
Learn more at preservechattanooga.com

How to Donate:
Mail: 1400 Market Street, Suite 100, Chattanooga, TN 37402 Online: preservechattanooga.com/support

 

Orange Grove Center Banner

Orange Grove Center

The Impact You’ll Make: Financial gifts to Orange Grove guarantee the success of their mission to recognize, support, and celebrate the qualities of the individual. Orange Grove’s goal is to maximize the opportunities each individual has to participate fully in every aspect of our community. Serving 1,000 people in Tennessee and North Georgia, Orange Grove’s person-centered programs are holistic in their approach to helping people with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD) build the lives they want to live. As a community, everyone’s lives are enriched by investing in the success of others. Learn more at orangegrovecenter.org 423.629.1451

How to Donate:
Mail: 615 Derby Street, Chattanooga, TN 37404 Online: orangegrovecenter.org

 

Un-Teal Banner

Un-Teal

The Impact You’ll Make:
One in 75 women is affected by ovarian cancer – now the fifth most common cause of cancer-related death among women in the United States. The Karen Collins “Un-Teal” There Is a Cure fund was established in 2012 to promote ovarian cancer awareness and raise money for life-saving research. All donations made to “Un-Teal” go directly to ovarian cancer research projects.
Learn more at unteal.org

How to Donate:
Online: unteal.org

 

Austin Hatcher Foundation Banner

The Moth Ball®
by CityScope®

The Impact You’ll Make:
A ticket purchase to The Moth Ball® by
CityScope® directly impacts women and children right here in Chattanooga. This year, all proceeds will benefit Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, an organization which strives to erase the negative impact of a pediatric cancer diagnosis on families. At no cost, Austin Hatcher’s programs provide psychosocial and psychological services for women and their families facing a pediatric cancer diagnosis. Learn more at themothball.org 

How to Donate:
Online: themothball.org

 

You Also Might Like

Holiday Events in Chattanooga
EPB holiday window display

Discover some of Chattanooga’s most magical holiday attractions and activities for an unforgettable Christmas season!

2022 Holiday Fashion
Holiday Attire

The Best in Holiday Attire highlights great clothing options from shops around town so that everyone can get into the Read more

Fall Fairs, Festivals, & Special Events 2022
chattanooga tn aquarium events

A Complete Guide to the Area’s Autumn Festivities  

Captivating Cobb
paddleboarding in Cobb County, GA

When it’s time to sneak away and find hidden treasures off the beaten path, we’re fortunate to live in a Read more

Gatlinburg Getaway
view of the mountains in Gatlinburg, TN

When it’s time to sneak away and find hidden treasures off the beaten path, we’re fortunate to live in a Read more

Chattanooga Checklist 2022
little boy and father looking at penguins at the Tennessee Aquarium

Summer Fun Opportunities abound for a summer of fun in Chattanooga. We’ve put together the ultimate checklist so you don’t Read more