We are a 501(c)(3) organization. Gifts are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
Several options for donating to Contact 211 are available to individuals, churches, or corporations. All donations to Contact 211 are utilized for programs to assist community members meet basic needs, provide information and referral, or to assist those in crises.
One Time Donations: Donations to Contact 211 are gratefully accepted in any amount as a one time donation. We appreciate these gifts and they are extremely valuable to our ongoing mission and vision for the communities we serve. Without these donations program like reassurance calls would not be possible.
Angel Donation Program: This program is designed for individuals or organizations that wish to pledge a larger donation to Contact 211, but to pay this over a calendar year. Any donation over $250.00 may be enrolled into this program. Payments are made quarterly by the donor. A donor may start or stop this program at any time. The donor will be provided an annual statement of the total donation at the end of the fiscal year (December) by Contact 211 for tax reporting by the donor. There is no maximum donation amount for the program.
Fundraising Event Sponsorships: Contact 211 typically holds two fundraisers each year. This is an opportunity for community members to come together for some good food, dancing, socializing, and participating in an auction for great prizes. Sponsorships for the events start as low as $500.00. This is a great way to advertise your business and support the community at the same time! By helping us offset the costs of the events, you provide us with more funding for programs in the communities Contact 211 serves.
Estate Gifts: Contact 211 will be happy to accept estate gifts from families. This is a great way to remember loved ones for the service they have provided to communities. Simply contact the Executive Director (423.530.6335) to discuss this option and for assistance with making this happen. These can be made to specific programs or to the general fund for the organization.
Old Cell Phones: Have a cell phone you are no longer using? Donate it to Contact 211. We will “wipe it clean” of any information on the phone and then donate to Hope House or Safe House, agencies that help battered and abused women. Please make sure that you have cancelled service on the phone you give us and you will not be charged any fees.
Donations may be sent directly to Contact 211 at:
CONTACT 211 of Northeast Tennessee, Inc.
P.O. Box 3336
Kingsport, TN 37664
E-mail: [email protected]