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Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee Charity Profile
The mission of Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee is to feed the hungry by securing and distributing food and grocery products to non-profit agencies that provide services to the needy, ill and elderly in the eight-county region of Northeast Tennessee.
The Food Bank is a non-profit organization serving the eight counties in Northeast Tennessee with emergency food for distribution. Click here to view Second Harvest Food Bank's Full Report on Network for Good or log onto http://www.guidestar.org to view our 990 or for more information.
Highlights – FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011
Distributed 7,760,712 pounds of food to 200 Food Bank agencies
Agencies gave food to an average 32,321 individuals each month
Mobile Food Pantry Program expanded to distribute 366,665 pounds of food and served 7,522 people.
Fifteen new food Bank agencies were added to serve people in need in the region.
Expanded Food for Kids program providing over 3,400 children with healthy snacks and meal items.
Volunteers provided more than 10,057 hours of service
Summer Food Service program served over 500 unduplicated children at 16 sites staffed by 17 summer VISTA workers
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Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee Volunteer Information
Individual Volunteer Opportunities
Second Harvest has many volunteer opportunities for individuals who desire a volunteer experience. Individual volunteer opportunities include:
Warehouse Assistants: Participating in various tasks in the warehouse from custodial duties to sorting food.
Food for Kids Volunteers: Assisting in the creation of packs of nutritious snacks for school children on free and reduced lunch. (Volunteer dates and times vary according to product supply).
Administrative Volunteers: Utilizing your vocational expertise (clerical, technical, etc.) to help in the management of the Food Bank.
If you are interested in volunteering at Second Harvest, then complete the volunteer application and either mail or email it to the following:
Second Harvest Food Bank , 127 Dillon Court Gray, TN 37615 email@example.com (put “Volunteer Opportunities” in the “Subject” section.)
Group Volunteer Activities
Second Harvest provides volunteer opportunities for groups at either our facility or through our partner agencies. If your club, organization, church group, etc. wishes to volunteer, please complete the application and send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Group Volunteer Activity” in the Subject tab.