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Making a tax-deductible contribution to FISH Hospitality Pantries, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is the most effective way to share food and create true community. We spend 94 percent of the money donated to us on our food relief and community programs, and only six percent on operations and other overhead expenses.


Since FISH Pantries welcomes all who are hungry, we do not receive any state or federal funding. Instead, we rely on tremendous support from churches, businesses, foundations, and compassionate community members like you. Your gift, no matter the amount, truly makes a positive difference in the lives of hungry people right here in our community. Thank you.

Click here to donate securely online or by check. 

FISH Hospitality Pantries
is a volunteer organization.
Our people reflect the economic, ethnic, and religious diversity of the neighborhoods where our pantries are located and of the wider Knox County community. Their combined perspectives and shared values of hospitality create a welcoming place where all are treated with dignity and respect. 


FISH Pantries volunteers serve in
a variety of roles, such as:

• greeting pantry guests

• assisting guests with food


• repacking bulk food products

• picking up donations

• working in the food warehouse.


We need the insights, gifts,
and talents of many people to end hunger. Just a few hours per week helps others enormously.

To become a FISH Pantries volunteer or get more infor-mation, click here to contact us

Looking for a creative gift idea
that can change lives? Check out occasion cards to discover how
you can support
FISH Hospitality Pantries when celebrating holidays, special occasions, or “Just Because.”


Purchasing these specially delivered cards is an affordable way to honor a special occasion for family and friends and feed hungry families, too. Click here to give special occasion cards that feed families.

Help FISH Hospitality Pantries provide food.
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Holding a food or fund drive
FISH Hospitality Pantries
is a tangible way for your school, church, business, civic organization, team, or another group to help feed hungry people and build true community.


In addition to helping to keep our pantries stocked with nutritious foods, group events promote wider awareness of the need
for food relief
right here in Knox County. If you are interested in organizing a food collection or fundraising event for FISH,
please contact us for more information.

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