At this time our Keys of Hope Program is not accepting any clothing or bedding donations.  Questions, please contact our Director of Social Services, Amy Moden at

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Fill the SLEIGH for the YWCA

Each holiday season with the help of compassionate donors, YWCA Knoxville and the Tennessee Valley is able to provide gifts for all our clients. Join us in spreading joy by donating towards our holiday gift drive. See below for a list of this year's requests:

Donations can be delivered to our Downtown location, located at 420 W. Clinch Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37902, anytime Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm. Call 865-523-6126 to schedule a large drop off. If you are interested in donating or organizing a donation drive and want to learn more, please contact Lorena Meza Hubbard, Director of Events & Communications at

YWCA Most-Needed Wishlist's

Phyllis Wheatley Center

75 students need to be sponsored- 35 Boys & Girls ages 11-14:

  • Art and School Supplies (i.e. paint, paint brushes, paper, etc.)
  • Aprons for cooking classes
  • Board Games and playing cards
  • Cleaning supplies: dish soap, window cleaner, lysol wipes, extra large trash bags
  • Sports Equipment- 5 of each: basketballs, jump ropes, hula hoops, etc.
  • Youth Accessories: headbands, bracelets, wallets, lip gloss, nail polish, body spray, deodorant, belts
  • Youth Clothing
  • Ear buds / headphones
  • pajama sets- sizes S,M, L

  • Victim Advocacy Program

    • Adult coloring books
    • Blank journals
    • Children's clothing: 2T (girl) winter clothing, 2T (boy) winter clothing, 5T (boy) winter clothing, 6T (boy) winter clothing
    • Winter clothing for women- size L & XL

    • Colored pencils
    • Diapers
    • Gas gift cards
    • Gift cards: Kroger, Pilot, Regal, Target, Walmart
    • Items with inspirational quotes
    • Make-up and nail polish
    • Women's clothing: gloves, scarves, socks

    Keys of Hope Program

    • Toiletries
    • Alarm clocks
    • Appliances: mini fridges and small tvs
    • Summer clothing
    • Bed and Bath: blankets, comforters and sheets (twin size), larger bath towels, pillows
    • Calendars and daily planners
    • Clothing: socks
    • Hair accessories
    • Grocery gift cards
    • Pens
    • Kitchen: silverware sets, Tupperware
    • Journals


    Donate Online via AmazonSmile and Walmart

    Prefer to support our clients while you shop online? AmazonSmile and Walmart make it easy! Review our online wishlists below, and be sure to designate YWCA Knoxville and the Tennessee Valley as your preferred charity when you shop at AmazonSmile.

    Walmart Registry for Good

    AmazonSmile Keys of Hope Women's Program

    AmazonSmile Phyllis Wheatley Center

    AmazonSmile Victim Advocacy Program

    Don't Have Time to Shop?

    Don’t have time to shop but still would like to support the YWCA? Donate funds and we will do the shopping for you, click here to donate!

    • Please be sure to make a designation in the comment section

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