Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make a donation?

Monetary donations may be made online or sent to Fayette Cares, P.O. Box 326, Somerville, TN 38068. Donations of food, clothing and house wares need to be brought to the donation center during business hours. Click here for locations and hours of operation.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Fayette Cares, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization. Your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Consult your personal tax professional regarding your specific gift.

Can I shop at the Fayette Cares Thrift Shop?

Yes! Yes! Yes! When you shop at a Fayette Cares thrift shop the money you spend helps support the work of Fayette Cares.  Click for location and hours.

How can I help?

Donations! In addition to monetary donations, Fayette Cares receives in-kind donations such as clothing and apparel. We also need volunteers to help with year-round efforts as well as annual events including donation processing, fundraisers and holiday giving programs. Contact us for additional information.

How many people do you help?

Annually approximately 1,300 people are assisted in their time of need.

Can you pick up my donation?

Unfortunately we do not have the resources for a donation pick up service. Click here for drop-off locations.

Are you a government agency?

Fayette Cares is not a government agency. Fayette Cares is a private, non-profit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

How are you funded?

Fayette Cares receives financial support from public and private sources including individual donor gifts, private foundation grants, Fayette Cares thrift shop revenue, as well as local, state and federal government grants. Our agency also hosts several fundraising events each year. Click here to learn more!

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Gifts from caring individuals, like you, make up a majority of the support that allows the doors of Fayette Cares to remain open for those in crisis. Donate now to join Fayette Cares in creating lasting solutions!