12 Days of Giving

12 Days of Giving

Join us in spreading warmth and goodwill this holiday season with “The 12 Days of Giving” fundraiser, a heartwarming collaboration between the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee and Cumulus Media.
Throughout the first 12 days of December, Cumulus Radio Stations will echo the spirit of generosity, broadcasting live from various corners of Northeast Tennessee to ignite the flame of compassion in our community. ️ Let the joy of giving shine as we come together to make a difference.
Imagine a holiday where no one goes hungry—where nutritious meals become a shared celebration for all. Unfortunately, 1 out of 7 people in Northeast Tennessee face food insecurity daily. This season, let’s extend the true essence of the holidays by ensuring that everyone has a place at the table.
“The 12 Days of Giving” is your opportunity to be a beacon of hope for our neighbors in need. Tune in, get inspired, and join us in making a meaningful impact. Your support will resonate far beyond the holiday season, providing nourishment and comfort to those who most need it.
Let’s create a tapestry of caring, a symphony of generosity, and a feast of love. Because in our community, every act of kindness is a priceless gift, and “The 12 Days of Giving” is the perfect way to share the spirit of the season.

Second Harvest Food Bank is excited to share its biannual newsletter with you! Click here to view the latest version of Sharing the Harvest 

During the 2022 fiscal year (July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022) Second Harvest distributed 13,369,324 million pounds of food,

the equivalent of 11.1 million meals for the hungry in Northeast Tennessee.

We need your help to feed our neighbors in need.  Click the DONATE NOW button on the top of the page or the donation link below.

The Food Bank had a record-high (36.60%) increase in the amount of food distributed during the COVID-19 Pandemic in order to meet the need for hunger relief in the eight-county region. As many as 50,000 individuals received food assistance each month. Now post-COVID Second Harvest serves an average 45,000 individuals per month as compared to 40,000 before the Pandemic.

Together we can solve hunger in Northeast Tennessee!

To help those in need during this time of crisis,
click the “send a donation” link below.


People Helped Monthly


Volunteer Hours

1,331,342 lbs

Mobile Food Pantry Distribution

16,600,000 lbs

Total Annual Food Distribution

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