Double Your Donation Day Telethon

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Double Your Donation Day Telethon

December 11, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

On Monday, Dec. 11, starting at 6 a.m., Second Harvest Food Bank and East Tenn. media outlets will host the annual Double Your Donation Day. Double Your Donation, or “DYD,” is a one-day telethon benefitting Second Harvest. All donations made between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Dec. 11 will be matched up to $200,000 by several corporate and anonymous contributors.

In 2016, Second Harvest not only met the match, but exceeded the goal. Donations on DYD 2016, including the matching gifts, totaled to $536,794. DYD 2016 is the largest fundraiser in Second Harvest’s history. Help Second Harvest Food Bank make history AGAIN in its 35th year in East Tenn.!

Elaine Streno, Executive Director of Second Harvest say, “DYD is one of the most amazing days of the year! This year, we hope to provide 1.5 million meals to the hungry in East Tenn. because of Double Your Donation Day; however, we can’t do it without the help of our community and media partners!”

To make a donation on DYD, Monday, Dec. 11, visit and click on the Double Your Donation banner at the top of the page. You can also call the DYD telethon line at 865.243.8227. Donations can be made in-person at the food bank. All donations made over the phone or online will be doubled. Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tenn. is located at 136 Harvest Lane, Maryville, Tenn. 37801.


December 11, 2017
6:00 am - 7:00 pm


Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee
136 Harvest Lane
Maryville, TN 37801 United States
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