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The Food Bank Depends on Volunteers!

In order for the Food Bank to thrive, volunteers are needed in many capacities, from making a food donation to donating your time. Read More 

Your support

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Every $1 = 3.57 meals 

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March National Nutrition Month

 

Second Harvest

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nutritious food

 

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN !  - Second Harvest Food Bank Annual Golf Classic - sponsored by Bill Gatton Dealerships, Monday, April 27, 2015, Blackthorn Club, Jonesborough. Tee off is 1:00 p.m. four man select shot format.  Many sponsor levels are available. Teams of 4: $600. Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee is a 501c3 non-profit organization. The Food Bank secures and distributes food to over 200 charities that provide food for the needy in eight counties in our region. About 40,000 people receive food from Second Harvest each month. To register call (423)279-0430 or email development@netfoodbank.org 

March is National Nutrition Month®, a nutrition education campaign that promotes the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating habits.   National Nutrition Month® is sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This March, Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee is recognizing National Nutrition Month® as we continue to work for our clients who not only lack access at times to enough food to provide for their households, but lack access to nutritious, healthful food to lead active and healthy lives.

March 21 – Thank you everyone who donated to the 25th Annual Junior League Food Drive for Second Harvest this weekend! We especially thank The Junior Leagues of Bristol, Kingsport and Johnson City and Food City for your support! 

 

 

Our Mission is to feed the hungry by securing and distributing food and grocery products to regional agencies that provide services to the needy, ill, children and elderly.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee has led the effort to end hunger in the region since 1986. Second Harvest is the only food bank serving the eight-county region incorporating Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington counties.

The food bank is a member of the Feeding America Network (www.feedingamerica.org) Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that relies solely on the support of community members and grants. Your money works! For every dollar donated the food bank can supply enough food for 3.5 meals. 

  • During 2014 the food bank received and distributed over 10.3 million pounds of food.

  • Food was provided to over 40,000 people each month through 213 partner agencies and food bank programs that provide food assistance to people in need in the Northeast Tennessee region.

  • The Food for Kids Backpack Program provided 4,600 at-risk children with take-home snacks.

  • Our Summer Food Service program served 31,878 meals and 2,571 snacks to 1,586 children at 44 sites

  • The Mobile Food Pantry distributed 1.5 million pounds of food to needy individuals and families, the highest distribution of any Food Bank Program. 

Second Harvest Seeks Development Writer  

Click on the topics below to learn more about our programs and services:

Mobile Food Pantry  Partner Agencies

Food Drives Special Events Volunteers   

 

* Feeding America is a registered trademark or trademark of Feeding America in the U.S. and certain other countries and is used under license. For more information visit www.feedingamerica.org

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee, 1020 Jericho Drive, Kingsport, TN 37663 

Phone: (423)279-0430 Fax: (423)279-0590 email: communityrelations@netfoodbank.org 

Privacy Policy : We respect your privacy. Second Harvest has a long-standing policy of not selling, trading or distributing the names of our donors. Second Harvest is firmly committed to maintaining donor privacy. However, please note that Second Harvest cannot ensure your privacy by other websites linked to this site.

 

 

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Privacy Policy:  We respect your privacy. Second Harvest has a long-standing policy of not selling, trading or distributing the names of our donors.  Second Harvest is firmly committed to maintaining donor privacy.  However, please note that Second Harvest cannot ensure your privacy by other websites linked to this site.

The Feeding America logo is a registered trademark or trademark of Feeding America in the U.S. and certain other countries and is used under license.  Some Second Harvest Food Bank Programs are registered trademarks of Feeding America including: 30 ways in 30 days, BackPack Program, Hunger Action Month, Hunger in America Kids Café, School Pantry, Summer Food and Together we can Solve Hunger.