We’re Grateful You Have a Heart for our Children!
Here’s how you can make a difference in their lives.
Online Giving – A safe and easy way to make a donation right from this website. A monthly gift helps the most, because it provides sustainable and predictable funding for our children.
If this is your first time to give to Bethel, the Maclellan Foundation will match your gift and double your impact. Read more.
Gifts “In Honor” or “In Memory” These special gifts turn your donation into a tribute to someone special in your life.
Host a Food Drive! – These are always needed! See the Food and Supplies list of what we need most.
Thrift Store Items – Whether you shop at the Bethel Thrift Store or donate gently used items ,you help support our ministry. See which donated items help us most.
Matching Gifts – If your employer offers a Matching Gifts program, be sure to complete the matching gifts form from your company and send it to us so we can verify your donation. Sometimes, a Bethel donor will offer a matching gift for donations made to a specific purpose. If you make a donation for this matching fund, please let us know it is for this purpose.
Combined Federal Campaign – If you are a federal employee, you can donate to Bethel through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) in East Tennessee and Northwest Alabama. Our CFC designated agency number is 40287.
Planned Giving – You can make a difference by remembering Bethel in your Will and Estate Planning. For advice and assistance, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IRA Rollovers – Certain individuals may transfer up to $100,000 from their IRA (or Roth IRA) account directly to a qualified charity, like Bethel, and will not have to include the funds in gross income therefore, avoiding income taxes on those funds. Read more in Bethel’s Smart Giving blog.
Volunteer Opportunities – There are many ways to get involved with our campus. From tutoring teens to mowing and helping us keep up our campus.
Special Events – You can support our ministry by joining us for the Bethel Run by the Creek, playing in our Bethel Classic Weekend golf tournament, or joining us for special country music concerts in Chattanooga and Franklin, TN.
Restricted Gifts – This kind of donation gives you the option to designate funds for a certain purpose. Not all restricted gifts are tax deductible. See what is deductible.
What kind of gifts help the kids at Bethel the most?
We treasure every gift we receive and we are so thankful for anything you choose to donate. The gifts that help us most effectively continue our ministry are:
Above all, join us in prayer.
We see everyday how God is working great change in the hearts and lives of the children and teens in our care. We invite you to pray for our students as they overcome significant life challenges, for our teachers and staff, who model Christ’s love for our children, and for our ministry, so that we can continue to provide a place for this work to continue.
Already lifting us in prayer? Share your prayers and an email of encouragement with our staff.
Thank you for your support!