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.

January 2019

1                                  New Year’s Day Holiday – Food Bank Closed

21                                Martin Luther King Day of Service at Second

February 2019

3                                  Souper Bowl of Caring

March 2019

2                                  Junior League Food Drive

April 2019

May 2018

4                                  Derby Day – Third Party Fundraiser Ballad Health*

11                                Stamp Out Hunger – Letter Carrier’s Food Drive 2019

23                                Red Nose Day and Red Nose Day Celebration/Summer Feeding Kick-off

June 2019

3                                  Golf Tournament Fundraiser

July 2019

TBD                             Fun Fest Parade

August 2018

20                                Appalachian Fair Food

29                                Regional After Hours/Hunger Action Month Kick-

September 2018       

Hunger Action Month – this entire month is dedicated to bringing awareness to the issue of hunger in our nation, and locally.  We host events and ask the community to get involved with Hunger Action Day on September 12th by wearing orange!

2                                  Labor Day Holiday- Food Bank Closed

12                                Hunger Action Day-Wear Orange!

19                                Farmer and Chef

October 2018

TBD                             Annual Student Food Drive

TBD                             ETSU Homecoming Food Drive

November 2018

4                                  WCQR Project Thanksgiving Press Conference 10:30 a.m.

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

15,16                           Project Thanksgiving volunteer days at the food bank

16                                Scouting for Food Annual Food Drive

December 2018

3                                  Giving Tuesday

TBD                             Regional Chamber Breakfast and Legislative Day of Service @ the food bank 7:00 a.m. – Noon

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.