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January, 2016             

1                                   New Year’s Day Holiday

16                                Food Drive - Little Miss Vision Pagent, Renaissance Center, Kingsport 

18                                 Martin Luther King Volunteer Day at Second Harvest

Feeding America         VOLUNTEER 2016 CAMPAIGN

February, 2016           

7                                  Souper Bowl of Caring

Cause Marketing        Food Lion Feeds Groceries for Good *

Feeding America         VOLUNTEER 2016 CAMPAIGN

March, 2016                National Nutrition Month

TBA                              National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference – Washington, D.C.

TBA                              Junior League Food Drive *

Cause Marketing        Charity Miles – good month to promote

                                    General Mills Outnumber Hunger *

                                    Plant a Row for the Hungry

Feeding America         VOLUNTEER 2016 CAMPAIGN

                                    Third Party Fundraiser Bunny Hop 5K

April, 2016                   Volunteer Appreciation Month

2                                  Third Party Fundraiser – Fit 4 Life Season 1 Grand Finale, Freedom Hall, Johnson City

TBA                              Bristol Race Activities

25                                22nd Annual Golf Classic at Blackthorn Club

Feeding America         VOLUNTEER 2016 CAMPAIGN wrap-up

Cause Marketing        Walmart Spring online campaign *

May, 2016

7                                   Kentucky Derby Day – Third Party Fundraiser Laughlin Foundation

14                                Letter Carrier’s Food Drive 2016

26                                Red Nose Day returns to NBC      

June, 2016                   National Dairy Month

TBA                              Summer Food Program Kickoff

Tba                              Food Lion Feeds *

Tba                              Great American Milk Drive

Tba                              Century Link Backpack Buddies Third Party Fundraiser *

July, 2016                    

15 – 23                         Participate in Funfest

August, 2016              

TBA                              The Farmer & the Chef Fundraising Event

TBA                              Food City Race Night and start of Race Activities

September, 2016       Hunger Action Month

tba                               Hunger Action Month Kickoff

tba                               Second Harvest Business after Hours and Hunger Action Month Kickoff

tba                               ETSU Homecoming

Cause Marketing        Walmart Fall online Campaign *  

October, 2016            Fall / Harvest Theme

1                                  Project Thanksgiving awareness

tba                               Annual Student Food Drive Kickoff at the Food Bank

tba                               Project Thanksgiving Press Conference

November, 2016        Thanksgiving

Tba                              Scouting for Food bag distribution

tba                               WCQR Project Thanksgiving Radiothon 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.

tba                               Project Thanksgiving volunteer days at the food bank (please RSVP)

tba                               Scouting for Food bag collection day

tba                               Project Thanksgiving Distribution Days to agencies

24-25                           Thanksgiving Holiday

Cause Marketing –     Kroger Bringing Hope to the Table

General Awareness     Participate in Christmas Parades

December, 2016          Holiday Giving

2                                  Proposed Legislative Day at the food bank

6                                  Giving Tuesday

1-24                             Community Food Drives posted on website  

24, 25                          Christmas Holiday – Food Bank Closed

*Indicates a campaign that usually kicks off this month

  MONTHLY VOLUNTEER NIGHTS AND WEEKENDS are usually held on the 2nd Tuesday and 2nd Thursday monthly from 5p.m. to 7 p.m. and on the 3rd Saturdays of the month from 9 a.m. until noon. People should call us to confirm dates and times.









































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