Two weeks out from Thanksgiving, the rush in on to make sure thousands of area resident in need are included the national day of feasting.
The Appalachian Fair has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee to make Tuesday, Aug. 21, Food Drive Night at the fair. Fairgoers who donate five cans of of food to Second Harvest will two free midway rides.
Making a teenager feel good about the end of summer vacation and the start of a new school year is not an easy task. But a brand new, fully loaded backpack is a good start.
There is good news to report on the ongoing efforts to help restore the hearing of Marcie Lovejoy, a former Johnson City Press carrier and dedicated Fazoli’s staff member in need of a costly replacement of the processor that connects to her cochlear implant.
Second Harvest Food Bank is in a race to capture as much of a $1 million CenturyLink grant match as possible for children in Northeast Tennessee who are at risk of going hungry. And there’s some very good news to share this week from friends of Louie Cordero at Grace Temple Church Eternal Life Center.
Grace Temple Church Eternal Life Center is fundraising furiously to help a young Johnson City father in his battle with a rare and aggressive stage III cancer.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee is celebrating Red Nose Day with the kick off its Summer Feeding Program for children at greater risk of hunger when school is out and free and reduced-price school meals are not available.
Did you know that one in every five children is at risk of going hungry? It’s a difficult fact to swallow and a leading motivation for the 28th annual Junior League food drive coming up Saturday at Food City stores across the Tri-Cities.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee and WCQR radio’s 10th annual Project Thanksgiving drive has fallen a couple of thousand food boxes short of its goal to provide holiday food boxes and turkeys to 6,200 area families in need.
Carson Peters & Iron Mountain will be the headline performers at this year’s 13th annual Songfest for the Family Promise program for homeless families with children Sunday afternoon at the Gregory Center at Milligan College.
With Thanksgiving on the horizon and the holidays just around the corner, area Kroger stores and radio stations WXBQ and WAEZ are gearing up for their annual Tri-Cities Food Drive for Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee.
October is breast cancer awareness month Komen Tri-Cities is gearing up for an active month of fun events to raise awareness and funds for the fight for a cure.
In celebration of the Food Lion company’s 60th anniversary, area Food Lion store associates helped Second Harvest Food Bank wrap up Hunger Action Month in Northeast Tennessee with donations of cash, food and volunteer labor to expand two of the region’s busiest pantries.
“A lot of people are giving for the hurricanes but we still have hunger in East Tennessee.” — Unicoi Alderman Jeff Linville
September is Hunger Action Month and Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee has joined the Feeding America national food bank network in an effort to mobilize all 50 states in to bring hunger to an end.