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About Us

OUR MISSION is to feed the hungry in Northeast Tennessee by securing and distributing food and engaging our community in the fight to end hunger through regional partnerships, programs, and education.

WE ARE ONE OF 5 FOOD BANKS IN TENNESSEE AND ONE OF 200 IN THE FEEDING AMERICA NETWORK.

SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF NORTHEAST TENNESSEE IS AIB CERTIFIED FOR SAFE FOOD HANDLING

FOOD DONATIONS AND DISTRIBUTION OF FOOD

  • Over 8.5 million meals provided in 2015. - The food bank distributed 10.2 million pounds of food during FY 2015 - current USDA pound-to-meal conversion factor: 1 meal = 1.2 lbs.
  • Food is distributed through over 228 agency partners and programs
  • Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee has seen a 10% growth annually in food distribution over the last 4 years.  

FEATURES OF THE FACILITY

  • Size of facility: 112,087 square feet
  • Average monthly inventory on hand - Over 1.7 million pounds
  • Agency shopping and volunteer areas are climate-controlled.
  • Six delivery bays and dock plates for truck deliveries.

PARTNER AGENCIES

  • Food is provided to 228 agency partners and food bank programs that distribute food in the eight-county service area
  • Over 43,000 individuals get hunger relief each month
  • Counties served are: Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington counties in Northeast Tennessee

 

 

 

 



Hungry? Find Food.

The Food Bank works with partner agencies to distribute food throughout the area. Find an agency near you that can help.

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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.