SAVE THESE DATES AND JOIN US FOR FOOD BANK EVENTS 2015
May 9 – Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive - This food drive sponsored by The National Association of Letter Carriers is held each year on the second Saturday in May. It is the nation’s largest single-day food drive benefitting food banks in the Feeding America network. To participate Postal patrons can leave a sturdy bag containing non-perishable foods, such as canned soup, canned vegetables, pasta, rice or cereal next to their mailbox prior to the time of regular mail delivery. Watch for a reminder postcard in your mailbox. For more information visit
We are also in need of volunteers to assist with the food donations. Please contact
for more details.
August 6 – The Farmer & The Chef – 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at The Blackthorn Club, 1501 Ridges Club Dr., Jonesborough, TN 37659. Local Farmers and chefs partner to create a unique culinary experience using available seasonal products to prepare their signature dishes. Also included are silent and live auctions. Proceeds from this major fundraiser for Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee go directly to help feed the individuals and families in our region that may go hungry due to lack of access to food. At the same time, this event helps establish sustainable relationships between local farmers and chefs which are vital to the well-being of our community. Reservations can be made by calling the Food Bank (423)279-0430.
September 3 – Hunger Action Month ® Kickoff and Business After Hours at Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee, 1020 Jericho Drive, Kingsport, TN 37663, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Visit