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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Tennessee

Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee
Maryville, TN 37801
865.521.0000
Details: Second Harvest Food Bank is the East Tennessee region’s largest hunger-relief charity; operating programs in 18 counties. The food bank secures and distributes over 16 million pounds of food and grocery products annually through a network of over 500 partnering non-profit organizations such as food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters and schools.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee
Nashville, TN 37228
615.329.3491
Details: Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee serves real people with a real need. Hunger exists in America and it exists right here in our own backyard. Second Harvest works with over 400 Partner Agencies throughout our service area to serve those struggling with hunger.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee
Kingsport, TN 37663
423.279.0430
Details: Our mission is to feed the hungry by securing and distributing food and grocery products to regional agencies that provide services to the needy, ill, children and elderly. Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee has led the effort to end hunger in Northeast Tennessee for 27 years, and is the only food bank serving the eight-county region incorporating Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington counties. Over 200 regional non-profit or faith-based organizations rely on Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee for their food needs. In addition to serving its agencies, Second Harvest administers programs that directly serve individuals and families at risk for hunger and malnutrition.
Chattanooga Area Food Bank
Chattanooga, TN 37406
423.622.1800
Details: More than 30 years ago, local civic and church leaders organized a committee of concerned citizens to address hunger issues in Hamilton County. Their idea was to collect surplus food from the food industry to share with the needy in our community. This was the beginning of the Chattanooga Area Food Bank. Our mission is “to lead a network of partners in eliminating hunger and promoting better nutrition in our region”. This shared work is supported through yet another network of supporters, including: retail food donors, food manufacturers who donate excess product, corporate donors, charitable foundations, local community and civic groups, and countless individuals who fight hunger with their monetary donations and volunteerism.
Mid-South Food Bank
Memphis, TN 38104-3203
901.527.0841
Details: Mid-South Food Bank was founded in 1981. A 501(c)(3) charitable organization, we are a member of Feeding America, the national network of food banks. We are a founding member of the Safety Net Collaborative. Our Mission: To fight hunger through the efficient collection and distribution of wholesome food, and through education and advocacy. Our Vision: A hunger-free Mid-South.