Calendar of Events

Have Fun & Help Out

Each year, the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee hosts several signature events and fundraisers. These events are our primary way to raise awareness about the hunger in our region as well as raise funds to help support our operations.

December 2019

13                        Regional Chamber Brkfst/Leg. Day of Service@ the food bank 7a.m.–Noon

24-25                         Christmas Holiday – Food Bank Closed

January 2020

1                                  New Year’s Day Holiday – Food Bank Closed

20                                Martin Luther King Day of Service at Second

February 2020

2                               Souper Bowl of Caring

March 2020 National Nutrition Month

14                           Junior League Food Drive

April 2020 Volunteer Appreciation Month

May 2020 Older Americans Month

21                           Red Nose Day and Red Nose Day Celebration

June 2020 National Dairy Month

20                          Food Distribution at Second Harvest
25                          Food Distribution @ NFS Erwin, TN 1650 Jackson Love Highway

July 2020

11                            Food Distribution Hawkins County (more information to come)

25                            Food Distribution @ Second Harvest Food Bank 9-11 a.m.

August 2020

24-29                   Appalachian Fair Food Drive (Canceled due to Cancellation of Fair)

27                          Regional After Hours at Second Harvest Food Bank (Postponed at this time)

29                          9-11 a.m. Food Box Distribution at Second Harvest Food Bank

September 2020       

Hunger Action Month – this entire month is dedicated to bringing awareness to the issue of hunger in our nation and locally.                                    

1                               Hunger Action Month “We can end hunger one helping at a time.”

7                               Labor Day Holiday- Food Bank Closed

October 2020

19                            Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser at Blackthorn Club

TBD                       Annual Student Food Drive

TBD                       ETSU Homecoming Food Drive

November 2020

2                             Project Thanksgiving Press Information Release

5                             Project Thanksgiving in conjunction with WCQR

December 2020

AT THIS TIME WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING VOLUNTEERS AT THE FOOD BANK. Please visit our website for updates on this and other changes at the food bank. 

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. Interested volunteers should call to confirm dates and times.