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Volunteers are absolutely vital to the overall success of Second Harvest Food Bank. 


The Food Bank welcomes all to serve, interact with each other, and build community. 

There are various ways that you can make a lasting, worthwhile contribution to the organization.

Sort and box food in our warehouse

Help distribute food in your community

Provide information on food stamps, employment and other resources to food bank clients

Volunteer your skills in our office




SPEEDWAY CHILDREN'S CHARITIES - Each year we help recruit volunteers for the Speedway Children's Charities fundraising events. Speedway Children's Charities supports our efforts to feed children in Northeast Tennessee.

Volunteers are needed for the following dates and events - FIRST COME - FIRST SERVED - THESE SPOTS FILL UP FAST! CALL US AT (423) 279-0430 EXT. 228 TODAY!

Saturday, April 18th:

Johnsonville Brats Stand (Need 6-8 people at all times)

10am – 2pm

2pm – 6pm

Krispy Kreme Booth (Need 5 people at all times)

8am – 12pm

12pm – 3:30pm

3:30pm – 7pm

Flex Seal Cornhole Tournament (Need 2-3 at all times)

9am – 11am

4pm – 6pm


Sunday, April 19th:

Flex Seal Cornhole Tournament (Need 2-3 at all times)

9am – 11am

Johnsonville Brats Stand (Need 6-8 people at all times)

9:30am – 12pm

Krispy Kreme Booth (Need 5 people at all times)

8am – 12pm

EVERYONE WHO volunteers for these events gets tickets to the race (for the race the day they volunteer, if they volunteer on Saturday they get one for the Saturday race, same for Sunday), as long as they have volunteered for their full shift, they must be there for the entire shift

They ask for volunteers to be there a half hour before their shift.  Please let me know if you have any other questions!

To find out more about volunteer opportunities please Call  (423) 279-0430 ext. 228



Hungry? Find Food.

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

Virtual Food Drive





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.