Drive Up + Drop Off Food Drive

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Drive Up + Drop Off Food Drive

September 24 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Join Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee on Thursday, September 24 for the inaugural Drive Up and Drop Off Food Drive. This event takes place from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at West Town Mall near Women’s Belk (at the Montvue Road entrance, 7600 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, Tenn. 37919).

A Second Harvest Food Bank truck and staff members will collect nonperishable food items and funds. You never have to exit your vehicle to make a donation!

Items the food bank regularly needs:

  • Peanut butter
  • Canned protein – tuna, salmon, chicken and pasta sauce with meat
  • Canned fruit – pineapple, peaches, pears in their own juices or light syrup
  • Canned vegetables – mixed veggies, green beans, corn
  • Soup – beef stew, chili, chicken noodle, turkey and rice

September is Hunger Action Month, and Feeding America‘s nationwide network (which includes Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee) uses Hunger Action Month as an awareness driver. It is designed to mobilize the public to take action on the issue of hunger. All month long, Second Harvest aims to give East Tennesseans actions to take in the fight to end hunger in this region. Donating to the Drive Up and Drop Off Food Drive is one way to take action this September!

Second Harvest employees will wear masks when taking food and fund donations from donors.

Details

Date:
September 24
Time:
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Venue

West Town Mall
7600 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919 United States
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