While CONTACT operates mostly on volunteer power, the organization does have a paid executive director and incurs expenses for space, telephone lines, and printing.  Your donations allow us to maintain critical services that are offered in this area only by CONTACT.

General Fund Donation

Not sure how much to give? Any amount you can afford will make a difference.

  • $25 provides a daily social call or medication reminder for a month for an elderly person living alone.
  • $50 trains a crisis line volunteer.
  • $75 provides critical support for 15 suicidal callers.
  • $100 covers crisis line services for 20 callers.
  • $260 pays our phone bill for a month.

Or mail a check or money order to:
P.O. Box 4641
Oak Ridge, TN 37831

CONTACT Care Line Endowment Fund

Managed by the East Tennessee Foundation (ETF).  Donations to this “future fund” can be by  a variety of assets, including cash, appreciated securities, real estate, life insurance, retirement funds, certain business interests, and private foundation transfers.

Interested donors can contact our office or the East Tennessee Foundation.

East Tennessee Foundation is a public, nonprofit, community foundation created by and for the people of East Tennessee, where many donors join together to make the region they love a better place, today and for future generations. A wide variety of assets in any amount can be accepted to serve almost any charitable purpose. ETF is a collection of hundreds of individual charitable funds and supporting foundations established by individuals, families, businesses, and other nonprofits and foundations.

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