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Northside Neighborhood House Ad

 

Northside Neighborhood House

The Impact You’ll Make:

Northside Neighborhood House (NNH) aims to provide education and assistance to residents of various area neighborhoods north of the river, and in NNH’s 96-year history, the help of generous donors has never been more crucial. With a 296% increase in dollars spent on utilities, contributions are needed to help NNH keep the lights and water on for Chattanooga families. Donors can also help NNH meet basic needs through its CommUNITY School program, which serves students and their families at six Hamilton County schools by contributing to physical, social, and emotional needs. 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 Ad

 

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 childcare to primarily low-income and single-parent families. The organization also provides residential care for children who’ve been removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect and transitional living for teens aging out of foster care. Learn more at chamblisscenter.org | 423.698.2456

How to Donate:

Mail: 315 Gillespie Road, Chattanooga, TN 37411 | Online: chamblisscenter.org |
Text: “ilovekids” to 243-725

 

 

 

Chattanooga Area Food Bank Ad

 

Chattanooga Area Food Bank

The Impact You’ll Make:

Making a gift to the Chattanooga Area Food Bank makes a difference to someone struggling with hunger. YOU become the reason your neighbors can make a holiday meal with their family and loved ones. Because $1 helps to provide 4 meals, your gift makes an immediate impact by providing food and hope to our neighbors in need. Chattanooga Area Food Bank was able to distribute over 14 million meals last year to the 1 in 5 children, families, and seniors who are facing hunger, and 97 cents of every dollar donated supports the organization’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

 

 

 

Cempa Community Care ad

 

Cempa Community Care

The Impact You’ll Make:

No matter the amount, every donation directly impacts client services so that Cempa can help all people, with all illnesses obtain the best care for themselves and their loved ones without question or judgment. Thanks to donors, Cempa is able to champion healthy communities by providing affordable, compassionate, and high-quality care through advancing comprehensive support services and person-centered best practices. Donations contribute to the development and growth of several client services and outreach programs that help Cempa build trust in the community. Learn more at cempa.org | 423.648.9913

How to Donate:

Mail: 1000 E. Third Street, Suite 300, Chattanooga, TN 37403 | Online: cempa.org | Text: CEMPA to 423.205.7110

 

 

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga ad

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga

The Impact You’ll Make:

Gifts to Big Brothers Big Sisters go to ignite the potential in youth through the power of 1:1 mentoring. Pairing youth up with mentors to be a role model and mentor helps inspire them to achieve their full potential. In addition to mentoring services, over the past few months, our staff have helped connect over 150 of our families with critical resources such as meals, technology, and financial assistance. Learn more at bbbschatt.org | 423.698.8016

How to Donate:

Mail: 2015 Bailey Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37404 | Online: bbbschatt.org

 

 

 

Hosanna Community Ad

 

Hosanna Community

The Impact You’ll Make:

Blind since birth, Susan lived with a foster family for over 40 years. When that arrangement was no longer an option, she had few choices that would allow her a good quality of life. In 1998, she came to live at Hosanna, where she has her own room, attends church weekly, volunteers twice a week, and enjoys attending local musical events. Similar to most of the residents, Susan is on a fixed income. Donations allow residents to receive financial aid and enjoy a modest rent due to substantial monthly subsidizing of Hosanna’s operating costs. Learn more at hosannacommunity.org | 423.870.6880

How to Donate:

Mail: P.O. Box 958, Hixson, TN 37343 | Online: hosannacommunity.org

 

 

 

Erlanger Foundation Ad

 

Erlanger Foundation

The Impact You’ll Make:

The generosity of donors allows Erlanger Foundation to pursue enhancements in care through funding for capital improvements in facilities, the purchase of cutting-edge equipment and technology, and support for programs that benefit all patients by providing additional support alongside the clinical care they receive. Examples of such impact include the chaplaincy program, the construction of the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger Kennedy Outpatient Center, and psychosocial support efforts like Child Life Specialists and programs like the healthy eating and active lifestyle programs. Learn more at erlangerfoundation.org | 423.778.6600

How to Donate:

Mail: 975 East Third Street, Suite B-508, Chattanooga, TN 37403 | Online: erlangerfoundation.org/give

 

 

 

Signal Centers Ad

 

Signal Centers

The Impact You’ll Make:

Signal Centers is proud to partner with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to provide books to young children in Hamilton County. Children from birth to age five receive one book a month delivered to their home at no cost to their family. Donations give families the means to read to their children, which is about more than literacy – it’s about making memories with their loved ones. Establishing traditions of reading together helps children feel safe and instills a love of learning. Learn more at signalcenters.org | 423.698.8528

How to Donate:

Online: signalcenters.org

 

 

 

A Step Ahead Chattanooga Ad

 

A Step Ahead Chattanooga

The Impact You’ll Make:

A Step Ahead Chattanooga envisions a world where women become pregnant on their terms, enabling them, their families, and communities to thrive. With changing fertility preferences resulting from the pandemic, the need for A Step Ahead’s services is at an all-time high. Higher upfront costs can make the most effective forms of birth control inaccessible for uninsured or under-insured women. A donation of any amount will help make these birth control methods available to all women in our community, regardless of income or insurance. Learn more at astepaheadchattanooga.org | 423.265.STEP (7837)

How to Donate:

Mail: A Step Ahead Chattanooga, P.O. Box 4212, Chattanooga, TN 37405 | Online: astepaheadchattanooga.org/donate | Text: “investinwomen” to 833.969.0625

 

 

 

Emily's Power for a Cure Ad

 

Emily’s Power for a Cure

The Impact You’ll Make:

Emily’s Power for a Cure helps Chattanooga-area families pay for medicines and treatments not covered by insurance. Donations to Emily’s Power for a Cure also help provide meals and transportation for local families and fund new research to find a cure. A contribution not only gets one step closer to a solution for children who are currently fighting neuroblastoma, it also provides hope to children who have previously battled the disease and their families. By participating in the organization’s Hope Lives Here campaign, donors will receive a yard sign in exchange for a $50 donation that signifies their contribution to the fight against neuroblastoma. Learn more at emilyspowerforacure.com | 423.309.7836

How to Donate:

Mail: Emily’s Power for a Cure, P.O. Box 1387, Hixson, TN 37343 | Online: emilyspowerforacure.com

 

 

 

Tennessee River Gorge Trust Ad

 

Tennessee River Gorge Trust

The Impact You’ll Make:

The Tennessee River Gorge Trust (TRGT) works diligently to provide access to more than 17,000 acres within the Tennessee River Gorge while studying the ecosystem to ensure its health. With your support, TRGT can maintain the Tennessee River Gorge as a healthy, accessible, and protected place for the community and visitors for generations to come. Learn more at trgt.org | 423.266.0314

How to Donate:

Mail: 1214 Dartmouth Street, Chattanooga, TN 37405 | Online: trgt.org/donate

 

 

 

Orange Grove Center ad

 

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

 

 

 

United Way of Greater Chattanooga Ad

United Way of Greater Chattanooga

The Impact You’ll Make:

In a year like no other, the greater Chattanooga area has had to overcome and adapt in unimaginable ways due to the impact of COVID-19 and the Easter tornadoes. United Way of Greater Chattanooga’s collective goal is to address the city’s greatest challenges in the midst of the 2020 pandemic. By donating to the Neediest Cases Fund, contributors make a direct impact by helping to provide assistance for those who are experiencing urgent needs for things such as food, housing, utilities, transportation, and more. Moments of crisis can happen to anyone, and this year has been an example of just that. Learn more at
unitedwaycha.org | 423.752.0300

How to Donate:

Mail: 630 Market Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402 | Online: unitedwaycha.org/give

 

 

 

Girls Inc. of Chattanooga ad

 

Girls Inc. of Chattanooga

The Impact You’ll Make:

During this banner year, Girls Inc. celebrates great strides in serving girls across Chattanooga. From the new Virtual Learning Center and on-site access to a certified mental health professional and virtual afterschool programs, generous community donors help the organization meet the needs of girls today. Girls Inc. is celebrating 60 years of helping strong, smart, bold girls realize their potential and ensure they don’t slip through the cracks. Learn more at girlsincofchatt.org | 423.624.4757

How to Donate:

Mail: 4505 Brainerd Road, Suite 110, Chattanooga, TN 37411 | Online: girlsincofchatt.org  | Text: “GIRLSINC” to 243-725

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