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 in Northeast Tennessee.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee works to close the gap on hunger in our eight-county region providing food assistance through charities, faith-based organizations and food bank programs that serve the needy. Assistance is provided in Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington Counties.
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Food Insecurity Rates in Northeast Tennessee
The information is provided in an interactive map that allows viewers to find out how widespread hunger is in their community. The map can be found at www.feedingamerica.org/mapthegap. Map the Meal Gap is a detailed analysis of food insecurity done by Feeding America and the only study available that provides county–level estimates of food insecurity in the United States. The study shows 14.8 percent of people in Northeast Tennessee are food insecure, including 26,830 children. Nationally, 15.9% of people are considered food insecure according to the study. In Tennessee 17.1% of people are food insecure, above the national average.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee, 1020 Jericho Drive, Kingsport, TN 37663
Phone: (423)279-0430 Fax: (423)279-0590 email: firstname.lastname@example.org