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Lost Sheep Ministry outreaches are made possible by individuals, churches, foundations and others who make monetary gifts, donate clothing, food and toiletries, a variety of in-kind items and volunteer time.

Cash Donations

Lost Sheep Ministry depends upon the financial support of donors like you to continue and expand our capacity to serve the homeless and at-risk youth in Knoxville.   All donations are tax deductible and greatly appreciated.  Cash donations are all made via qgiv and can be given as a general or “in memory/honor” donation by clicking the donate button below.

Donate Clothing

Homeless neighbors have little options for clothing. When clothes become soiled or wet, they must be discarded. Also, there are certain clothing items that simply cannot or will not be worn by those carrying back packs, and those with no homes, washing machines or clothes closets.

To be able to freely give proper clothing that can be worn by the homeless in Knoxville, these suggestions should help you when preparing a donation to Lost Sheep Ministry. We appreciate your desire to help those who are in need of clothing, and we thank you.

Clothing needed for both ladies and men:

  • Blue jeans
  • Other casual pants
  • T-shirts
  • Ladies tops
  • Sweat shirts – Sweaters
  • Casual men’s shirts
  • New underwear
  • Socks
  • Tennis shoes – Boots
  • Flip flops
  • Backpacks

Clothing not appropriate for our homeless neighbors:

  • Clothes with /rips/stains/missing buttons or broken zippers
  • Bathing suits
  • Men’s ties – Men’s suits
  • Formal wear – Dress clothes
  • High heels or dress shoes
  • Uniforms
  • Children’s clothes/toys/stuffed animals

You can support Lost Sheep Ministry by donating any of the following items

Please bring donations to the Lost Sheep Facility, located at:
1444 Breda Drive
Knoxville, TN 37918
9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Thursday and 9:00 am to 12 pm on Friday
*Please do not bring donations to the Wednesday evening Under The Bridge Outreach*

Lost Sheep Ministry Needs:

  • Fresh produce in season
  • Non Perishables
  • Canned vegetables or fruit
  • Bottled juice
  • Dried beans
  • Pasta in large quantities
  • Large pot holders
  • Long handled whisk, fork and spoon
  • Electric can opener for large cans
  • Electric knife
  • Meat lifter – 4 prong
  • Commercial food slicer
  • Large industrial trash bags
  • Zip locks bags, quart size and gallon size
  • Hygiene Items
  • First aid and medical supplies – List provided upon request

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