other ways to help

  • Assisted 184 Families
  • Assisted 154 Children
  • Assisted 21 Families Displaced by Fire
  • 93 Crisis Boxes Given
  • 20 Cans of Formula Given to Babies
  • 44 Cases 183 Boxes of Feminine Hygiene Products Given to Knox County Schools, TN School for Deaf , TSD Cottages, and The Domestic Crisis Center
  •  Set up 15 Baby Nurseries
  • Helped 12 Veterans with Clothes and Household Items
  • Provided Furniture to 35 Families
  • Gave 20 Gas Cards
  • Gave 9 Food Boxes
  • 60 Packs of Diapers and Wipes
  • Provided Christmas for 115 Individuals, 30 Children, 36 Elderly, and 35 People in the Abuse Shelter.
  • Provided School Supplies for 12 Children with Terminally Ill Siblings
  • 18 Walmart Cards, 2 Full Straight Trucks to NC and FL Hurricane Victims
  • Over 300 Packages of Pet Food Given to Local Elderly Individuals With Pets

AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support KPIF every time you shop, at no cost to you. After you sign up, Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase price to KPIF.

To enroll go to: www.smile.amazon.com or click the link below. Sign into your amazon account. Select Knoxville Pays It Forward as your organization, and that's it!


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Knoxville Pays It Forward receives no government funding and relies on fundraisers and donations to continue to help individuals in need in the Knoxville area. If you can help financially, please consider making a donation. 

Outreach Programs

 We are currently not accepting furniture donations and we no longer accept clothes. We are also in need of diapers, household cleaning products, and hygiene products. 

Our Mission

Join Us

  • Diaper & Formula Bank 
  • Household Crisis Baskets​
  • Furniture and Housewares
  • Hosting Fundraisers 
  • Annual Kibble Bowl 

KPIF 2020 Service SUMMARY

Crisis isn't seasonal. This is why our year-round clothing, household products, and diaper drive gets so much attention. Devote an a few hours to stocking or sorting our resource center and see first-hand the local families we help daily.

We strive to help individuals or families in the Knoxville area who find themselves in a crisis due to no fault of their own.

Kroger Community Rewards is a way you can support KPIF by just doing what you normally do. Register your Kroger shopping card, and Kroger will donate a percentage of your total bill to KPIF every time you shop. This will not change your fuel points you earn.

To enroll go to:
www.krogercommunityawards.com or click the link below. Sign In if you already have an account or click "Create Account" if you do not have one. Click "Enroll Now" and then enter organization number: 53169 . Choose Knoxville Pays It Forward and hit "Enroll". You must re-enroll every year.

  1.  Agencies served 2020: Lost Sheep Ministries, Scenic City ARK Ministries, East TN Children's Hospital, VMC, Knox County Sheriffs Office, All Knox/ Knox County CAC Programs, Transitional Housing and half Way Houses, Knox County health Dept, Knox County School Social Workers, Red Cross, Helen Ross McNabb, Domestic Crisis Center and Apartment program