Donate to Friends of Literacy

Helping Friends of Literacy is easier than ever.  Simply decide how much you’d like to give to support our adult education programs, then click the “Donate” button below to make your credit card donation securely via Stripe, Inc.  

Can’t decide how much to give?  Every gift matters!.

  • A $10 donation provides school supplies for a student.
  • A $35 donation buys a textbook and dictionary for one student.
  • A $50 donation buys workbooks for one of our students.
  • A $100 donation provides a month of instruction for a non-reader.
  • A $200 donation buys a complete set of readers and workbooks for one student.
  • A $500 donation pays for a complete reading system package for a class, with all student and teacher components and materials.

Multiply your gift:
Many companies will match donations made by employees, spouses, retirees and directors.  Please obtain the appropriate paperwork from your company.  We will gladly help you complete it.

To send your donation by mail, please make your check payable to Friends of Literacy and mail to:  900 E. Hill Ave., Suite 120, Knoxville, TN 37915.

Student Supply Wish List

Many of our students lack the financial resources to purchase basic class supplies. We appreciate donations of the following items, which we will distribute to students who need them.


  • Ink pens
  • Pencils
  • Pencil erasers
  • Dry erase markers
  • Wide ruled notebook paper
  • Composition books
  • Spiral bound notebooks
  • Tab dividers with color-coded plastic tabs for inserts
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Clorox wipes


Or you can make a monetary donation to help us purchase much-needed supplies.