Get Involved

There are many ways you can help us in the fight against hunger in our community.

You can:

1) help individuals struggling with hunger

2) build a stronger community

3) promote values like sustainability, responsibility and compassion

In whatever way you are able to help, thank you!

Corporate Opportunities

There are many ways for your company to partner with Second Harvest and support our mission to lead the effort to feed East Tennessee’s hungry and engage our community in the fight to end hunger.

When you partner with us, you are supporting 200,000 people that are at risk of hunger.

Your company can support our programs, sponsor an event, or create corporate promotions and marketing activities.  There are numerous sponsorship opportunities and benefits that we can offer your company and we will be happy to create a specific partnership just for you.

If you are interested in becoming a corporate partner, please contact us at info@ etnchilicookoff.com.

Companies that support their local communities, not only survive, they flourish!

Hunger 101

The objective of Hunger 101 is to educate the public about hunger and poverty while building awareness about hunger relief efforts and pursuing ideas that involve participants in solving the problems of hunger and poverty.

Corporate, faith based, school, civic and other groups are welcome to attend. Classes vary in scope, size and length and are tailored to each group. We encourage volunteerism as a component of the Hunger 101 experience and invites all participants to volunteer with us before or after the class. For more information, contact us at info@ etnchilicookoff.com.

Volunteers

Volunteers make all the difference in the success of the food bank, doing mission critical tasks like sorting donated items, packing food boxes, hosting food and fund drives, gleaning fields, public speaking, aiding in administration and helping at special events.  Individuals and groups are welcome. Volunteer shifts are available Monday through Saturday both morning and afternoon. If you’re ready to get to work, just fill out our forms and our Volunteer and Food Drive Coordinator will get contact you shortly. Thank you!

Community Service Volunteers: Non-violent, non-theft court appointed volunteers maybe accepted. Those interested in fulfilling community service requirements should contact us for more details as well. All community service volunteers must be approved before beginning volunteer service. All volunteers may be subject to a background check and must abide by the safety rules and code of conduct. Any volunteer acting inappropriately will be dismissed immediately.