Other Ways to Help

Kroger Community Rewards

Kroger Community Rewards

Kroger is committed to helping our communities grow and prosper. Kroger Community Rewards makes supporting Friends of the Smokies easy — select your organization, then shop at Kroger and swipe your Plus Card as you normally would!

Click here to register your Kroger Card, then search “Friends of the Smokies”

You can select FOTS if your Kroger store is in select areas including Middle & East TN, North AL, Southeast OH, NC, VA, WV, or Ashland/Hopkinsville/Bowling Green, KY.

Get more information about Kroger Community Rewards



When you shop AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to Friends of the Smokies. Click here to choose Friends of the Smokies as your supported charity. Then, do all your shopping with the URL Smile.Amazon.com!

About Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice. Learn More

eBay Giving Works

eBay Giving Works

Any eBay seller can sell an item on eBay and donate from 10% to 100% of its final sale price to support Friends of the Smokies through eBay Giving Works. Learn more.

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As a leading retailer of digital games and eBooks, Humble Bundle offers its customers the opportunity to support a charity with every purchase they make. Using Humble Bundle’s Choose Your Own Charity feature during checkout, customers can choose to benefit Friends of the Smokies with any purchase they make on the Humble Store or selected Bundles. Plus, as a Humble Partner, we can raise even more to support your national park.
Click here to get started. Game on!

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Sugarland Cellars and Robert A. Tino

Every season Robert A. Tino graciously volunteers his talents to create a Limited Edition wine label for Sugarland Cellars. For every bottle of Tino’s Limited Edition Wine that is sold, Sugarland Cellars donates $5 to Friends of the Smokies. With only 1,000 bottles of each available, these bottles are highly sought after and collected by wine and art enthusiasts alike. Learn more.

Robert’s work is also featured in Sugarland Cellars’ Artist Series Wine Club. Learn more.

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Friends of the Smokies thanks the many skilled photographers, amateur and professional alike, who have allowed us to use their work on our website, social media, and newsletters:

Spencer Black — Esther Blakely — Bob Carr — Amanda Chrouser — Chris Hatfield — Tom Haxby — Phyllis Henry — Sam Hobbs — David Huff — Billy Jones — Tim Manske — Bruce McCamish — Jim Mowbray — Jon Phillips — Nicholas Ryan Powell — Genia Stadler — Jeff White — Ken Wilson — Peter Wimberg — John Worrell

If you would like to share your work with Friends of the Smokies, please email photos@friendsofthesmokies.org.


Around the world, corporations, foundations and associations match their employees’ charitable donations, sometimes for as much as twice the original gift. Matching gift programs vary by company, so please check with your human resources office to obtain a matching gift form and send the completed form to Friends of the Smokies, P.O. Box 1660, Kodak, TN 37764-7660.

We are also a proud nonprofit partner of 1% for the Planet, a global network of businesses, nonprofits, and individuals working together for the health of our only home. Learn more at onepercentfortheplanet.org.

Federal employees can also make payroll contributions through the Combined Federal Campaign. Our CFC Code is 62440 and we are listed as Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the Great Tennessee Valley region (Zone 24).


Your time is just as valuable as any monetary contribution. For more information on volunteer opportunities with Friends of the Smokies and other Park Partners, visit our volunteer page.


For more information about bequests, trusts, and other common methods of planned giving, please contact Libby Derting at (800) 845-5665. Each inquiry is handled confidentially and places you under no obligation.


A gift of appreciated stock can provide much-needed support for Friends of the Smokies, while also lowering your taxes. To find out how to give a gift of appreciated stock, please contact Libby Derting at (800) 845-5665.


Restaurants donate food for special events. Computer consultants help manage our hardware and software. Artists, bed and breakfasts, bookstores, outfitters, and many others offer their products and services as items for our annual fundraising auctions. To discuss the possibilities, please call Lauren Gass at (800) 845-5665.